Registered students

Growth in our studentpopulation from 2017 til 2018, 5.3% national, 10% international

How many students were registered at Erasmus University Rotterdam last year? And what countries are they from? Read more about the nationalities and growth of the student population of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The information below is taken from the Annual Report 2017.

Students per school

Which school had the most students in the academic year of 2017-2018? Almost half of the students of Erasmus University Rotterdam studied at the Erasmus School of Economics (22.56%) or the Rotterdam School of Management (22.21%). View the exact amount of students per school below.

Ratio of students at our schools 22.56% Erasmus School of Economics, 22.21% Rotterdam School of Management, 17.65% Erasmus School of Law, 12.13% Erasmus MC and ESHPM, 11.81% Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 5.74% Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, 2.58% Erasmus School of Philosophy, 1.78% Erasmus University College
SchoolAmount of students
Erasmus School of Economics6,722
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University6,617
Erasmus School of Law5.259
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences3,518
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication1,711

Erasmus School of Philosophy

Erasmus MC3,614
Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management / Erasmus MC1.051
Erasmus University College529

Total *


* Figures includes students with two or more studies
   Reference date: 8 Oktober 2017

Origin of our international students

On Woudestein Campus, in the Erasmus MC, at Erasmus University College and at the International Institute for Social Studies, you will see students from all over the world. In the past academic year, we saw an increase of 10% in international students who registered at our university. Many of our students come from Europe, but we also see many Asian students choosing Erasmus University Rotterdam.

1.5% North America, 2.8% South America, 75.64% Europe, 1.69% Africa, 17.65% Asia, 0.34% Australia and Oceania