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.
NVAO: joint degree-programme European Master in Law and Economics ‘excellent’
The joint degree-programme ‘European Master in Law and Economics’ (EMLE), of which the Erasmus University Rotterdam is the Erasmus Mundus coordinating institution, has been recognized as ‘excellent’ by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO). This is the highest evaluation higher education programmes in the Netherlands en Flanders can receive. According to the NVAO, EMLE is a 'well-established programme” with “well-known, excellent scholars'.
Department heads appointed at Erasmus University College
The department heads for the four majors have been appointed at Erasmus University College (EUC). The new top-level programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam specialises in four domains: Economics and Business, Humanities, Life Sciences and Social Sciences.
Erasmus University promotes top-level research
Erasmus University Rotterdam is providing a major financial boost for its ten leading research groups. With the Research Excellence Initiative (REI), the university is earmarking a total of twenty million euro to further advance cutting-edge research on Woudestein campus. The aim of the investment is to attract and retain talent by raising the international profile of the top-class research at Erasmus University.
Investing in teaching and research
Growth was the key word for Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2012. The number of doctorates awarded, the number of students enrolled and the number of graduates all increased last year, the university reported in the recently published Concise Report 2012, the public version of the official annual report. Despite the crisis, Erasmus University is continuing to invest in the quality of teaching and research.