Increasing international Impact and Relevance
Increasing the international impact and relevance by intensifying cooperation. This forms the central tenet of Erasmus University Rotterdam’s new strategic plan Impact & Relevance. Even more than now, the university will seek cooperation up to and including 2018. This is necessary in order to be a top university that contributes to the quality of society.
Russell Shorto will deliver Mandeville Lecture 2014
This year’s Mandeville Lecture will be delivered by the American writer, historian and journalist Russell Shorto. From January 2008 to November 2013, Shorto served as Director of the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, which was established to promote the American culture in the Netherlands. The Mandeville Lecture is a special honorary doctorate of Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Leo de Haan appointed for second term as Rector of ISS
The Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam has appointed Professor Leo de Haan for a second term as Rector of the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague.
Erasmus University College scholarships for talented Rotterdam pupils
For the first time ever, Erasmus University College (EUC) will be offering scholarships to 10 ambitious and talented Rotterdam students. The new Rotterdam Talent Scholarships are intended for secondary school pupils who qualify for EUC but require extra financial support. Combined with the government grants and loans system, these scholarships cover the total costs of this selective three-year programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Rotterdam Talent Scholarships are the result of a partnership between EUC and Stichting De Verre Bergen.
Erasmus Philosophy Lecture 2014
The third edition of the yearly Erasmus Philosophy Lecture will be held by prof. Winfried Schröder on Tuesday 18 March 2014.