Better result Erasmus University in Shanghai Ranking
Erasmus University Rotterdam has risen in two areas in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), or the Shanghai Ranking: Social Science and Economics / Business. In Economics/Business, Erasmus University is the highest ranked Dutch university on the list.
EUR honours impactful people by renaming campus buildings
Nine buildings on Woudestein campus will be named after influential academics or otherpeople who have made an impact, such as Nobel Prize winner Jan Tinbergen, the school’sfirst PhD student Willemien van der Goot, and of course Desiderius Erasmus. To celebratethe end of the 100th academic year, the renaming of these buildings is a tribute by EUR’sExecutive Board and Deans to people who have meant a lot to the university, itspredecessors Netherlands School of Commerce (NHH) or Netherlands School of Economics(NEH), or the city of Rotterdam. They have contributed to disciplines of the faculties, arealumni or had a major impact on establishing the university.
Students discover opportunities in Rotterdam
Discovering all the opportunities available to students in Rotterdam. That’s the focus of Eurekaweek 2014, the official introduction week for the 2,400 new first-year students at Erasmus University Rotterdam which will take place from Monday 18 August to Thursday 21 August. The theme of this year’s introductory week is ‘Port of Opportunities’.
Working on maintaining a good position
A year which marked the launch of several radical policy programmes aimed at maintaining a good position in the coming years. This is how the annual report of Erasmus University Rotterdam describes the past year. The university also presented a new strategy for the coming four years. Both campuses underwent renovation work. 2013 was also the year of the centenary of Erasmus University.
King Willem-Alexander to attend Opening of the Academic Year
His Majesty King Willem-Alexander will be attending the festive Opening of the Academic Year 2014-2015 of Erasmus University Rotterdam on Monday, 1 September 2014. The occasion marks the end of the centennial celebrations of the university. Professor Hans Clevers, president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), will deliver the guest lecture.