Fact sheet for incoming exchange


Full legal name of the universityErasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus codeNL ROTTERD 01
University websitewww.eur.nl/english
Introduction activities&practicalities

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences                                                                                                                                                         


Cooperation agreements

Phone: +31 10 408 8266

Exchange coordinator

Phone: +31 10 408 2141 

Contact email


Contact email Cooperation agreements


Eligibility of exchange students


  • Completed Bachelor 1
  • Student of a partner university
  • English language proficiency comparable with at least IBTOEFL score of 80, IELTS 6, CEF B2-level 

Courses for exchange students

Courses taught at ESSB
Courses at other faculties of EUR (not more than 1 course per semester)



Financing your stay 
Housing website

Orientation activities

Faculty introduction: several days before the start of the academic year or in the 1st week of the second semester  
University introduction

Academic calendar


Fall semester: 1st week of September – last week of December
(3 blocks, 5 weeks each)

Spring semester: 1st week January  – Last week of June/1st week
of July (5 blocks, 5 weeks each)

Academic calendar in detail

Nomination deadline

1 May, Fall semester
15 September, Spring semester

Application deadline

15 May, Fall semester
1 October, Spring semester 

Application documents


  • Official transcript of records in English at the moment of application 

  • Copy of international ID or passport 
  • Proof of English proficiency  
  • Screenshot of completed PBL training.
Apply online! 
  • Fall semester and full academic year: April 15- May 15
  • Spring semester: September 1-30

 Photo: Eric Fecken