Two Erasmus University’s bachelor’s degrees rated best in the Netherlands
The bachelor’s and the master’s degree courses in Psychology and the bachelor’s programme in Educational Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam have gained the highest student satisfaction scores. These degree programmes came out as the best of their kind in the Netherlands. The master’s programmes in Business Administration and History were also considered the best by the student respondents. In comparison to all Dutch universities Erasmus came second in the rankings for having the most courses of study with satisfied students and was ranked first among the specialist universities. The figures were published this week in the 2013 'Elsevier Gids De Beste Studies'.
Erasmus University rises in QS ranking
Erasmus University Rotterdam has risen in the QS World University Ranking. The University is now ranked 92, seven places higher than a year ago.
Opening Erasmus University’s new campus heart
On Thursday 5 September2013 Erasmus University Rotterdam opened the new heart of its Woudestein campus. A lot of hard work has gone into creating a livelier and longer lasting university site in the past three years. The opening of the campus heart was celebrated with the Heartbeat Festival for students and staff.
Prepared for change
What are the challenges facing the universities? And what should be their future role? These were the key themes of the speeches of the Education minister, Jet Bussemaker and the executive board president Pauline van der Meer Mohr at the Opening of the Academic Year 2013-2014 of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The official academic ceremony in the Laurenskerk also marked the launch of the celebrations of the university’s centennial.
Encouraging meaningful work important for public managers
Why should public managers make work more meaningful for their employees? This is the key question of the research done by dr. Lars Tummers (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and dr. Eva Knies (Utrecht University). The publication 'Leadership and meaningful work in the public sector' accepted in the A-journal Public Administration Review shows that encouraging meaningful work is very important for public managers to create a motivating work environment.