Come to Rotterdam on exchange

Rotterdam: the second biggest city in the Netherlands, dynamic, multicultural and very well-connected to the rest of Europe and further destinations. Rotterdam is acknowledged as one of the top cities in the world.

This is Erasmus University School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

About our faculty (ESSB)

The Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB) fits right into the dynamic atmosphere of the city as a dynamic faculty, with possibilities to engage in sports or cultural activities next to studying. ESSB is home to a vast diversity of study programmes and scientific disciplines: 

  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Pedagogical Sciences

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences has an excellent academic reputation and maintains a high position in international rankings: 

After a very demanding but incredibly enriching year of study at the EUR, I went back to Peru with a whole new perspective on how to deal with complex governance problems.
Flor Pinares Villa
Alumna - Policy Advisor at the Peruvian National Parliament in Lima, Peru
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If you are willing to make the effort to step out of your comfort zone, I guarantee you will feel at home at the EUR and thrive in Rotterdam. 
Emma Hulsebosch
Student at the ESSB
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