Erasmus University College chooses The Student Hotel
The first students of the new Erasmus University College (EUC) will find a roof over their heads in The Student Hotel in the centre of Rotterdam in the 2013-2014 academic year. This way, 120 students doing the high-level course at the college on Nieuwemarkt are guaranteed a place to live with good amenities. The Board of the Erasmus University is about to sign a contract with The Student Hotel.
Kees Ribbens (NIOD) appointed endowed professor of Popular Historical Culture and War
Dr. Kees Ribbens has been appointed endowed professor of Popular Historical Culture and War at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, starting on 1 January 2013. His endowed chair is established by the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam. The chair is part of the Center for Historical Culture (CHC) at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.
Education at Erasmus University scores high with international students
International students at Erasmus University Rotterdam give a high score to the quality of the lectures and the teachers. They also think that the melting pot of students from international backgrounds is a great advantage. This emerges from recently published results of the International Study Barometer (ISB), the annual survey among international students.
Launch of the Erasmus Centre for Family Business
The Erasmus Centre for Family Business will launch on Friday, 30 November with guest speakers Alice Huisman, MD of Royal Huisman and Bernard Wientjes, President of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers, and Sebastiaan Sanders (Leolux). They will speak on the importance of family businesses for the Dutch economy and the role of future generation leaders in the family business. They will also address the question of how we can ensure the success of the next generation in leading family firms.
Dutch companies invest more money in radical innovation
Dutch companies are investing greater sums in radical innovation. The continuing economic crisis in Europe and the growth opportunities in the emerging economies are encouraging Dutch companies to develop more products and services for new markets and customers. These are the results of the Competition and Innovation Monitor by INSCOPE: Research for Innovation, part of Erasmus University Rotterdam.