Introduction Activities

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Take-Off

3 September 2019

The Take-Off is the introduction event for all new students of Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. During this introduction event, you will receive useful practical information and an introduction to the exchange program. You get a chance to meet your fellow students and our School. An invitation to the Take-Off with more details, will be sent to you by email. 

Attendance to the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Take-Off is mandatory.

Optional activities - organized by the Erasmus University Rotterdam ick-up service

Airport Welcome Services

17, 18, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31 August and 1 September 2019

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) organizes free of charge welcome services at Schiphol Airport Amsterdam at the beginning of every semester. We have our own meeting point at the airport, where you'll be welcomed and informed about getting to Rotterdam. This year, our airport service desk is opened from 09.00-20.30 on.

Intensive Dutch Language Course

5 - 16 August 2019

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.

One Stop Shop

20, 28 and 29 August and 2, 9, 16 September and 24 October 2019

The city hall, a bank and an insurance company 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. 

ESN Introduction Days

25 - 27 August 2019

Take the chance to meet fellow international students, get acquainted with Dutch culture, discover Rotterdam and experience its cultural highlights and nightlife! 

Official Welcome

5 September 2019

A welcome ceremony that consists of two parts. The formal part is hosted by prominent university staff and student associations and includes a fun element too. During the informal part of the evening, you will have a chance to experience true Dutch cuisine. Make sure to register!