Incoming international staff

Erasmus University Rotterdam is known for its global mindset and with over 140 different nationalities on campus, it provides a truly international work environment. With our excellent academic reputation and high position in international rankings, we are proud to welcome a growing number of international talents each year.

Whether you are still considering Erasmus University as your future employee or whether you are all set to move to the Netherlands, these webpages provides you with all the basic information you need to know when coming from abroad.

Join us at Erasmus University Rotterdam

We have strong ambitions to be a truly international, diverse, and inclusive campus. Attracting and retaining international employees is therefore an important goal of us. Hence, we are always looking for new international talents, both academic and non-academic.

We offer attractive employment conditions, excellent fringe benefits and various schemes and regulations to promote a good work-life balance. For our international staff members in specific we also offer support in settling in on campus and the Netherlands. You can read more about our services to support incoming international staff further below on this website.

Are you curious about how our international employees experience working at EUR? Read the stories of associate professor Federica Violi and assistant professor Zemzem Shigute Shuka below.

Associate Professor Federica Violi about the international environment and teaching critical thinking

“I really appreciate the initiatives of HR to try and build a community”

Assistant Professor Zemzem Shigute Shuka on her research and diversity at EUR

“With so many nationalities it feels like a mini-United Nations”

Our services to support incoming international staff

We offer different services and facilities to welcome and support our international staff members. We help during your preparations and entire stay, but also promote the social integration of all international staff members in our academic community as well as in the city and region.

As soon as it is settled that you will move to the Netherlands there are a lot of things to consider and that need to be arranged. The information by following the links below or in the right-side menu will provide you with the necessary assistance to make your stay in the Netherlands as pleasant as possible.


Should you have any questions about our services for international staff, please contact our HR international team.

If you have any questions about our vacancies or employment conditions, please contact our recruitment team.

Would you already like to get in contact with other international employees at EUR? Visit our Facebook group.

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