Erasmus School of Economics
EUR 105 years Science meets City

Introduction activities

Erasmus School of Economics Introduction

3 September 2018

The Take-Off is the introduction event for all new students of Erasmus School of Economics. During this introduction event, you will receive useful practical information and an introduction to the exchange programme. You get a chance to meet your fellow students and our School.

Attendance to the Erasmus School of Economics Take-Off is mandatory.

Pick-up service

18 August

19 August

24 August

25 August

29 August

30 August

31 August

1 September

On these days, Erasmus University Rotterdam organizes a free-of-charge pick-up service from Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam). Busses will drop off students at the campus. Are you interested in this ride? Plan your arrival date accordingly and make sure to secure your seat by signing up online!


Intensive Dutch Language Course

August 2018

Get comfortable with the Dutch language by applying for the Language and Training Centre’s Intensive Dutch language course for absolute beginners. Please note that this course, with target level A1, will be taught during daytime. The exact dates are listed on the Language and Training Centre’s website.

One Stop Shop

21 August

29 August

31 August

3 September

10 September

17 September

Arrange all your practical matters involved in moving to a new city at once! During the One Stop Shop, the city hall, a bank and an insurance company, among others, are coming to the Woudestein campus, so that new international students can register at city hall, open a bank account and arrange their healthcare insurance in one go. Make sure that you sign up online and bring the correct documents with you. For more information, please view the One Stop Shop webpage.


20 - 23 August 2018

The official introduction week of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Get acquainted with your university, the city and student life, as well as with students from your study programme. Check the programme online and make sure to sign up on time if you are interested!

ESN Introduction Days

26 - 28 August 2018

Take the chance to meet fellow international students, get acquainted with Dutch culture, discover Rotterdam and experience its cultural highlights and nightlife! A must for international students. Make sure to sign up online!

Official Welcome

A welcome ceremony for all international students that consists of two parts. The formal part is hosted by prominent university staff and student associations and includes a performance by a popular stand-up comedian. During the informal part of the evening, you will have a chance to experience true Dutch cuisine. Make sure to register!