with a functional impairment

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Erasmus University Rotterdam believes that it is important that all students can make the best use of their talents. Team Studying with a Functional Impairment (Team SMF) devotes themselves to achieving this ambition and are committed to supporting students with a functional impairment.
On this page you can find more information on the functional impairments we are familiar with.

Please find more information on the accessibility of the campus on this page

Studying with a functional impairment at EUR

Who are Team SMF?
Team SMF is part of Team Student Support and consists of two Student Counsellors. They coach students with a functional impairment and they are responsible for the university's policy for this group of students. The team focuses on creating university-wide provisions, such as text-to-speech and subtitle software for students with a visual handicap or improving campus accessibility. They work closely together with the Student Advisors, Examination Board, the Examination Organization, Diversity & Inclusion Office and Real Estate & Facility Services. 

What can you do?
If you are studying at Erasmus University (or you are intending to do so) and you need additional provisions, please contact your study advisor as soon as possible. Team SMF is here to help you, but we can only do this once you have indicated what type of support you need. On the page 'Request extra facilities', you can find more information on how to submit a request. 

What else does Team SMF have to offer?

  • You can make an individual appointment with the Student Counsellor. 
  • You can request a peercoach (= a fellow student who you can contact for some extra support). Interested? Send an e-mail to
  • Several interesting workshops!

Team SMF: 

  • Ms. R. (Regina) de Bruijn - Boot MA 
    Woudestein: Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri
    Student Counsellor for students with a functional impairment

  • Ms. M. (Marlijn) Wagenaar MSc
    Woudestein: Mon - Thur
    Student Counsellor for students with a functional impairment. 

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