Honorary Doctorates

On the occasion of the Dies Natalis, Erasmus University Rotterdam regularly awards honorary doctorates to natural persons on account of their outstanding earnings in sciences practiced at EUR.

Honorary Doctorates

Honorary Doctorates 2022

Honorary Doctorates 2021

Previous Honorary Doctorates

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Prof. Paul Gertier, iBMG
Prof. John P.A, Ioannides, FGG/Erasmus MC

Prof. Nancy Fraser, FW and ESHCC

Prof. Steven D. Levitt, ESE
Prof. Cass R. Sunstein, ESL
Prof. Craig J. Calhoun, FSW
Prof. Brian J. Druker, FGG/Erasmus MC
Prof. Philip S. Kitcher, FW
Prof. Arjun Appadurai, ESHCC
Prof. Don C. Hambrick, RSM
Prof. R. Chambers, ISS

Prof. Alice H. Eagly, RSM
Prof. Mike Drummond, iBMG

Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, ESL (posthuum)

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Prof. Geoff Norman, FSW

Prof. Daniel Kahneman, ESE

Prof. Hau Lee, RSM
Prof. Sonia Livingstone, FHKW
Prof. Guido Calabresi, FR

Prof. Barry R. Bloom, FGG/Erasmus MC

Prof. Jonathan I. Israel, FW
Prof. Sir Clive W.J. Granger, FEW
Prof. Arnold Zellner, FEW

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Prof. Richard H. Thaler, RSM

Prof. Howard S. Becker, FHKW

Prof. J.P. Olsen, FSW
Prof. P. Nurse, FGG/Erasmus MC
Prof. Th.C. Schelling, FEW

Prof. Jutta Limbach, FR

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Prof. P.B. Checkland, FB
Prof. H.L. Dreyfus, FW
Prof. A. Cassese, FR
Prof. P.N.T. Wells, FGG

Mr.dr. H.D. Tjeenk Willink, FSW

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Prof. Sumitro Djojohadikusumo, FEW

Prof. R.B. Stewart, FR
Prof. S.A. Ross, FEW
Prof. M.E. Porter, FB

Dr. R. von Weizsäcker, FHKW

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Prof. D. Collen, FGG
Prof. A.C.R. Dreesmann, FB
Prof. J. Kocka, FHKW
Mr. G. Marotta, FW
Prof. Th. van Boven, FR
Prof. J.N. Bhagwatti, FEW

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Prof. Ch. Tilly, FSW
Prof. N.K. Jerne, FGG
Prof. H. Theil, FEW

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E. Silva Cimma, FR
Mr. J.G.L. Reuder, FR
Dr. Hilda Verweij-Jonker, FSW
Prof. W. Isard, FEW
C.A. Oomens, FEW

Prof. A. Querido, FGG
Prof. C.A.G. Wiersma, FGG
Prof. T. Caspersson, FGG

1973 Prof. H.A. Simon
1972 Dr. J.J. Polak
1968 Dr. H.B. Chenery
1963 Dr. T.C. Koopmans
1963 Dr. M.W. Holtrop
1958 Mr. K.P. van der Mandele 'due to exceptional merit'
1954 W.A. Engelbrecht
1948 P. Rijkens
1948 W. Drees
1947 Prof.dr. Th. Limperg
1946 Lord William Beveridge

  • Honorary Doctorate in business science 1928 for Rotterdam banker G.H. Hintzen (left) and Dutch industrial A.F. Philips (right).
    Picture: collection historical photo archive EUR

    Since the start of the 'Nederlandsche Handels-Hoogeschool' in 1913 the following honorary doctorates were received by:

    1930 Dr. A.D.A. de Kat Angelino
    1928 A.F. Philips
    1928 G.H. Hintzen
    1922 A.G. Kröller

  • Erasmus MC - Erasmus Medical Centre
  • ESE - Erasmus School of Economics 
  • ESHCC - Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication 
  • ESHPM - Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management 
  • ESL - Erasmus School of Law 
  • ESPhil - Erasmus School of Philosophy
  • FB - Faculteit der Bedrijfskunde (now Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
  • FGG - Faculteit der Geneeskunde en Gezondheidswetenschappen (now Erasmus MC)
  • FHKW - Faculteit der Historische en Kunstwetenschappen (now Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication)
  • FR - Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid (now Erasmus School of Law)
  • FSW - Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen (now Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences)
  • ESSB - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences 
  • FW - Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte (now Erasmus School of Philosophy)
  • iBMG - instituut Beleid en Management Gezondheidszorg (now Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management)
  • ISS - International Institute of Social Studies
  • RSM - Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University 

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