English intake ESSB

At the request of and in consultation with Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (ESSB), the Language & Training Center organizes an English intake for students who want to apply for a bachelor or (pre)master of ESSB. 

  • Oral test: Monday 18 May, Tuesday 19 May or Wednesday 20 May 2020, several time slots available
  • Written test: Monday 18 May 2020, 9.00-9.45 hours
  • Computer-based: Monday 18 May 2020, 10.30-12.00 hours
  • Deadline: Sunday 10 May 2020

You will automatically be enrolled for the computer-based and written part when registering for the oral part. 

Note: Due to Covid-19, the May intakes will be offered in an online/digital format. Further information will be sent to you after the deadline.

  • The English intake for ESSB consist of three parts:
    1. Online Quick Placement Test (maximum 90 minutes)
    2. Writing assignment (45 minutes)
    3. Oral test - interview with an English teacher (10 minutes)

  • The results of the test is a score based on the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference. Level B2.2 is required for admission to a ESSB-Bachelor and C1.1 is required for admission to a ESSB-(pre-)Master.

  • Dyslectic students can get extra time to complete the written test. To arrange this, you need to contact the LTC via email (ltc@eur.nl) before the deadline of registration. You will also have to send a copy of your official statement of special needs.

    • In the days following the deadline you will receive a confirmation for the intake via email. In this email we'll also announce the location of the test.  
    •  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us via ltc@eur.nl