Erasmus Sustainability Days 2024

Campus Woudestein garden on a sunny day.
Monday 13 May 2024, 11:00 - Friday 17 May 2024, 20:00
Campus Woudestein
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Join the Erasmus Sustainability Days (ESD), a dynamic week-long event hosted by the Erasmus Sustainability Hub, designed to educate, inspire, and connect individuals interested in sustainability. Scheduled to take place from May 13th to 17th, 2024, ESD offers a diverse range of activities aimed at fostering knowledge exchange, skill development, and networking opportunities. With a total of 27 events spread across the five days, there's something for everyone to engage with and learn from.

With a focus on economic, environmental, and social sustainability, this year's ESD promises an enriching experience for all attendees. Particularly, there will be a spotlight on sustainability careers, providing attendees with the chance to engage with professionals and gain insights into various sustainability fields from a practical standpoint.

What is awaiting you?

Four team members from the Erasmus Sustainability Hub pose smiling

The event lineup includes open lectures, interactive workshops, engaging panel discussions, and more. Whether you're just beginning your journey or are already a seasoned sustainability expert, there's something for everyone at Erasmus Sustainability Days. Attendees have the flexibility to participate in as many or as few events as they prefer, tailored to their interests and availability.

From thought-provoking discussions to hands-on sustainability challenges, this week promises to ignite your passion for sustainability and empower you to make a difference. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable experience. For detailed event information, please refer to the program schedule below.


11.00 - 12.00Opening ceremony
13.00 - 14.00TBD
14.00 - 15.30 Dutch labor market discrimination for international graduates in collaboration with the RSM SDG Ambassadors
14.30 - 17.00 Sustainable Case Solving in collaboration with Guidehouse and STAR (Only for university students)
17.00 - 18.00 Lecture on Circular Innovation Collective in collaboration with Metabolic and STAR
18.00 - 18.30Opening Drinks and Sustainability Pub Quiz in collaboration with STAR

11.30 - 14.30Roundtable Discussion with representatives from The Ocean Cleanup, KPMG, Rabobank, Heineken, Philips, PWC, and many more!
(Only for university students)
14.00 - 15.00Workshop on Sex Worker Rights organized in collaboration with PIC (Prostitute Information Center Amsterdam)
14.00 - 15.00Workshop on Sustainable Energy Trading organized in collaboration with COUNT
15.30 - 16.30Workshop on the Right to Protest in collaboration with Amnesty International
17.00 - 19.30Vegan Cook-Off organized in collaboration with the Erasmus Foodlab
18.00 - 19.30Panel Discussion 'On Climate Tech and Carbon Markets with Porthos and Sea02'

11.00 - 13.00Workshop on Sustainability Consulting in collaboration with Monitor Deloitte (Only for university students)
12.30 - 15.30Career Fair on the Erasmus Plaza
13.30 - 15.30Workshop on Decarbonization in collaboration with EY 
(Only for university students)
16.00 - 18.00TBD
18.00 - 20.00Panel Discussion 'Responsibility on Managing Ocean Pollution with The Ocean Cleanup, BP and an academic expert'

10.30 - 12.30SDG Game in collaboration with the STAR Changemaker Forum
12.30 - 14.00Panel Discussion on Sustainable Traveling in collaboration with NS and Transavia
14.15 - 15.15Presentation about the world’s first Floating Farm located in Rotterdam
15.30 - 16.30Workshop in collaboration with the STAR Changemaker Forum
16.30 - 18.00Workshop in collaboration with the STAR Changemaker Forum
17.30 - 19.00Workshop in collaboration with the STAR Changemaker Forum

9.30 - 11.00Good Morning Rooftop Yoga in collaboration with the Erasmus Sports Center
12.00 - 14.00Climate Cafe to talk about your worries related to Climate Change
14.15 - 15.45Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the Erasmus Center for Entrepreneurship
15.30 - 18.00EUR Sustainability Summit
16.00 - 19.00Clothing Swap in the Erasmus Sustainability Hub
20.00Open End Closing Party


The Erasmus Sustainability Days are for everyone with an interest in sustainability. No matter if you study or work at EUR, come from the greater metropolitan area of Rotterdam, or decide to join us all the way from another university within the Netherlands or the EU. You are more than welcome to explore your interest together with us. 

Note: Some career-related events are only for university students, please find more information when signing up for events. 

It is very easy! Just go to our website and purchase your ticket, which allows you to sign up to all of our 27 events! Since we have both events with limited capacity and without, we will let you know after the sign up which events you have to register for. Registration will begin on April 22nd 2024.

Of course! The more the merrier and after all, sustainability is a topic that concerns everyone, no matter if you are a university student or now. Let’s make this event as big as it has ever been!

Logo of the Erasmus Sustainability Days 2024
More information

The Erasmus Sustainability Days are organized by the Erasmus Sustainability Hub, a dynamic hub designed to foster this grassroots movement with warmth and encouragement. Here, connections flourish between students, scholars, and a diverse spectrum of sustainability-driven academics, organizations, businesses, and government initiatives. ESH serves as the vital link, seamlessly bridging Erasmus University's community with innovative practices and transformative projects, igniting a collective journey towards a greener future.

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