Admitted Bachelor students

Our international bachelor's programmes: International Bachelor in Psychology & Management of International Social Challenges

Congratulations, you are (conditionally) admitted to one of our Bachelor programmes! Make sure to have a good look at the checklist and practical information below and complete your enrolment before September 1.

You will receive more information regarding the start of the academic year, preparations, introduction and timetables in your personal welcome message (which you will receive in August) after you are fully enrolled.

Possible when? Immediately after registration.

You have received a separate e-mail for this immediately after your registration with an upload link (check your spam box if necessary). Can't find this email? Upload your passport photo in Osiris student or send an email to Team Enrolment, Deregistration and Funding via edf.es@eur.nl with your full name and student number, and add your passport photo as an attachment.

From 15 April, you can see which place on the ranking list was assigned to you. If you are selected, you have to accept your place within 2 weeks about which you will be informed by email. If you do not accept your place in time, it will (automatically) be given away to the next candidate on the list.

Sending Certified Copies

Sending the originals of certified copies of your documents per post is the next step towards completion of your application and enrolment as a bachelor student at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Please send us the documents as soon as possible, but before the 1st of August.

Note: To prevent messages about your registration from ending up in your junk email (spam) folder, we recommend that you add Erasmus University Rotterdam to your address book or list of trusted senders.

When possible? Starting from April 4th.

The payment method can be entered via Studielink. As soon as this is possible, you will receive a message from Studielink. Do you not see this option in your to-do list in Studielink? Then contact the Erasmus Student Service Centre (ESSC) on +31 10 408 2323 and make sure you have your student number at hand.

Consult the Tuition fees webpage if you have other questions about the implementation of the payment method or the tuition fees.

When possible? Immediately after registration.

You have received the invitation for the study choice check by e-mail after registering for the study programme. For this programme, the check consists of a digital questionnaire: mandatory for all applicants. Can't find this email or are you having problems? Please contact studiekeuze@eur.nl. Please include your full name and student number in the email.

Your details are forwarded to the Immigration Desk around the time of your admission (from April onwards) and they will contact you if immigration is applicable in your case (non-EU/EEA nationality). Please correspond with them directly regarding immigration issues. Please do inform us when you do not hear from them 2,5 months before the beginning of your studies. If you already have a residence permit, please contact the Immigration Desk directly asking them if you need to do anything about immigration.

If your enrollment request in Studielink has the status ''request submitted'', you are not yet enrolled. If you are fully enrolled this status changes to 'enrolled/registered'. Your registration must be completed before 1 September. We therefore advise you to keep a close eye on your status, your application and the messages you receive from us. Contact the Erasmus Student Service Center in time if it is not clear to you why your registration has not yet been completed.

Possible when? Immediately after registration.

You have received a separate e-mail for this immediately after your registration with an upload link (check your spam box if necessary). Can't find this email? Upload your passport photo in Osiris student or send an email to Team Enrolment, Deregistration and Funding via edf.es@eur.nl with your full name and student number, and add your passport photo as an attachment.

One of the steps to complete your application and enrolment is to accept the Offer Reply Form before May 31. Make sure to accept your offer as soon as possible. You can accept your offer through the link that is mentioned in your conditional offer email.

Sending Certified Copies

Sending the originals of certified copies of your documents per post is the next step towards completion of your application and enrolment as a bachelor student at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Please send us the documents as soon as possible, but before the 1st of August.

Note: To prevent messages about your registration from ending up in your junk email (spam) folder, we recommend that you add Erasmus University Rotterdam to your address book or list of trusted senders.

When possible? Starting from April 4th.

The payment method can be entered via Studielink. As soon as this is possible, you will receive a message from Studielink. Do you not see this option in your to-do list in Studielink? Then contact the Erasmus Student Service Centre (ESSC) on +31 10 408 2323 and make sure you have your student number at hand.

Consult the Tuition fees webpage if you have other questions about the implementation of the payment method or the tuition fees.

When possible? Immediately after registration.

You have received the invitation for the study choice check by e-mail after registering for the study programme. For this programme, the check consists of a digital questionnaire: mandatory for all applicants. Can't find this email or are you having problems? Please contact studiekeuze@eur.nl. Please include your full name and student number in the email.

Your details are forwarded to the Immigration Desk around the time of your admission (from April onwards) and they will contact you if immigration is applicable in your case (non-EU/EEA nationality). Please correspond with them directly regarding immigration issues. Please do inform us when you do not hear from them 2,5 months before the beginning of your studies. If you already have a residence permit, please contact the Immigration Desk directly asking them if you need to do anything about immigration.

If your enrollment request in Studielink has the status ''request submitted'', you are not yet enrolled. If you are fully enrolled this status changes to 'enrolled/registered'. Your registration must be completed before 1 September. We therefore advise you to keep a close eye on your status, your application and the messages you receive from us. Contact the Erasmus Student Service Center in time if it is not clear to you why your registration has not yet been completed.

Practical matters

More information about the start of the academic year, preparation, introduction, timetable, etc. will follow in the welcome message (from August) after you have fully registered.

Important dates academic year 2022-2023

  • Please find the Academic calendar here
  • Pre-Academic Programme: 23 july – 13 august 2022
  • Eureka Week: 15 - 18 August 2022
  • The official start of the academic year: August 29, 2022
  • Announcement of tutorial groups: Once your registration is complete, you will be assigned to your group for block 1. You will be informed automatically.

It is likely there will be a few months between your conditional and unconditional offer, especially when you are still in the process of obtaining your diploma at the moment of applying. Please do not worry; you will be unconditionally admitted once you obtained your diploma and we received your certified copies.
If you are applying with a Dutch educational background (HBO propedeuse or VWO) it is not necessary to send us your documents; we can verify them digitally via DUO. If you are applying with an international diploma, please send us your certified copies as soon as possible but before August 1st. You can find more information about sending certified copies (and which documents we need) here

Within two weeks after the status of your enrolment in Studielink has changed to ‘enrolled’, you will receive a digital student card and you can download a proof of enrolment.

You will receive more information in your personal welcome message around August when you are fully enrolled. In the meantime, you can visit the EUR Course Guide to find more information about the courses in your study programme and have a look the timetable of the current academic year. Keep in mind that this might be different next year.

All compulsory literature can be found in the course description. During the first year of your bachelor programme, most of the literature is available digitally, or in the study landscape in the Polak building on the fourth floor.

Towards the start of the academic year WhatsApp-groups for future first-year students of your programme will be created. You will receive a message via email (depending on when your application was submitted) with a link, which you can use to add yourself to the group. This way you can already get to know your fellow students and you can help each other with any questions you might have.

ESSB's CONNECT Mentor programme is designed to welcome all new first-year Bachelor students at ESSB and help you transition as smoothly as possible into the culture of university and student life. The program is intended for first-year students of the following study programmes:

  • Bachelor of Public Administration (NL)
  • Bachelor of Sociology (NL)
  • Bachelor Psychology (NL)
  • Bachelor of Educational Sciences (NL)
  • International Bachelor Psychology (EN)
  • Management of International Social Challenges (EN)

> More information and how to apply

You will receive more information in your personal welcome message around August when you are fully enrolled.

The Student Life Office assists (international) students with all non-study related questions about, for example, housing, student life, finding your way within ESSB or other practical questions. 

The Student Life team is also there to help students in their new (social) life in Rotterdam. That is why they organize activities and drinks every month where you get the chance to meet and get to know your fellow students. You can find all upcoming events on the event overview. To stay informed of all events, you can sign up for the newsletter

Do you have a question for the Student Life Office or an idea for the Student Life Team? 

Please contact studentlifeofficer@essb.eur.nl or contact them via the chat

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