As social scientists, we have a social responsibility. We are not only interested in how society works and why society changes. We are also concerned with the influence of changes on human behaviour and society and how our knowledge can contribute to our common well-being.
Rotterdam: Partnerships and Knowledge Labs
Scientists and students are active in the city of Rotterdam for research and education. In this way we contribute to a resilient city.
Erasmus University Rotterdam collaborates with Feyenoord in researching the effect of Feyenoord on Rotterdam society.
Networking and Collaboration
Scientific networks and cooperation agreements with civil society organisations.
Organisations with endowed chairs based at ESSB.
A number of ESSB sociologists and public administrators occupy an important position in society. Below is a selection of the social nominations of ESSB members.
Prof. dr. Pearl Dykstra
Alumnus High level Group of Scientific Advisors for the European Commission
Prof. dr. Harry Geerlings
Member of the EU-Expert Group on Sustainable Ports
Prof. dr. Godfried Engbersen
Member of The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR)
Prof. dr. Romke van der Veen
Member of The Social and Economic Council (SER)
Prof. dr. Martijn van der Steen
Iliass el Hadioui
Prof. dr. Menno Fenger
Two research institutes are connected to Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences.