Erasmus University College (EUC) is the international undergraduate honour's programme of Erasmus University Rotterdam. EUC offers a three year programme (BSc) in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Think of the programme as breadth plus depth, where you will be challenged to explore many areas of academia to build perspective and connections between disciplines. You will be drilled in the academic skills to put your knowledge to work. Ultimately, you specialise in an area, by selecting a 'Major' in one of our four departments that will prepare you for a master programme or career path in one of 1,000 directions. EUC's four departments are: Economics & Business, Humanities, Life Sciences, and Social & Behavioural Sciences.
Emphasis on participation and active learning
EUC’s approach to education is that of small-scale, interactive and empowering learning environments. Working in groups of 12-15 students guided by a tutor, every student is expected to engage and contribute to the learning process. EUC’s most prominent active approach to education is called Problem Based Learning, in which students take the lead and everyone is a participant. Our multicultural classroom comprises students from all continents, bringing their own experiences and paradigms, which ensures that no one classroom experience at EUC is alike.
Residential, city campus in international Rotterdam
We are a residential programme, meaning you live together with your fellow first-year students from around the world. Your residence is right in the city centre of Rotterdam and just a 10 minute walk from EUC. Living with your peers enhances your social life and positively affects your academic progress. Finding each other for group work has never been easier, mingling with various cultures opens your mind and allows you to develop into a truly global citizen. The first year at EUC is a breeding ground for life-long friendships and the beginning of a strong global network. Our education building is a gorgeously renovated landmark right in the city centre of Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ most cosmopolitan city. The all-inclusive facilities in our building and the inspiring atmosphere ensure that EUC remains a cohesive academic community.
Tight-knit academic community
At EUC you are far from a number, our whole programme centres around a close community where students and staff are easily able to find one another and interact in the common pursuit of academic advancement. The facilities are ripe for student-teacher interactions, and we offer comprehensive professional guidance throughout your three years at EUC. No matter what path you choose, the perspective, problem solving skills and international connections you develop at EUC will be a solid foundation for your future pursuit of individual excellence.