Rankings

Erasmus School of Economics strives to become the best in its disciplines (economics, econometrics) and seeks to achieve excellence both in its research and teaching. This can be measured by its performance in rankings.

There are several international university rankings which Erasmus School of Economics participates in that are considered to be most influential ones. QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic  Ranking of World Universities. Most of the ranking are focused on research, but some of them became multi-dimensional in the past few years.  

The above mentioned influential rankings have determined that there is a demand for a more balanced ranking system that is based on more indicators besides research. Thus, they have adjusted their methodology by incorporating more indicators, which definitely give a more balanced and accurate view of a university.

QS Ranking

QS World University Rankings is one of such multi-faceted rankings, where Erasmus School of Economics scores particularly well when it come to Economics/Econometrics. The research currently considers over 2,000 universities, and ranks over 700.

QS World University Ranking ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam (subject Economics / Econometrics) as follows:

Year

Netherlands

In Europe

In the World

2015

2

12

40

2014

1

9

38

2013

1

10

40

2012

2

10

50


And for the subject of Accounting/Finance:

Year

Netherlands

In Europe

In the World

2015

1

10

41

2014

1

10

37

2013

1

7

33

2012

1

8

41


QS World University Ranking
ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam in previous years as follows:

Year

In the World

2014

90

2013

92

2012

99

2011

103

2010

99

2009

108

2008

126

Times Higher Education

The Times Higher Education ranking is the only global ranking that judges world class universities across a number of core disciplines such as research, teaching, knowledge valorization and internationalisation.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam as follows:

Year

Netherlands

In Europe

In the World

2014 

3

20

72

2013

3

20

73

2012

4

20

73

2011

8

63

157

2010

8

59

159


And for the subject of Social Sciences:

Year

Netherlands

In Europe

In the World

2014

2

8

40

2013

2

10

47

Academic Ranking of World Universities

Six different objective indicators are used to rank world universities: alumni or staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields medals, number of researchers with most citations selected by Thomson scientific, number of articles published in journals and, of course, per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Over 1000 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year.

The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked the Erasmus University Rotterdam (subject Economics / Business) as follows:

Year

Netherlands

In Europe

In the World

2014

1

4

28

2013

1

6

44

2012

1

7

51-75

2011

1

6

45

2010

1

6

51-77

2009

1

6

51-77