MOOCs Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam is giving a boost to its offer on open online education. In the coming years, several Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are to be developed on the Coursera platform. The education of Erasmus University has a global top-100 ranking and we guarantee high class quality courses on topics we are leading in. Following a MOOC of Erasmus University Rotterdam will boost your studies or professional career. 

MOOC Planning for Climate Change in African Cities

Are you passionate about the issues of climate change and suitability? Do you want to learn how cities deal with the effects of climate change particularly on the African continent? Discover the basics of urban resilience and adaptation, climate change planning and policy assessment tools for African cities.


This MOOC is given by the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), developed in collaboration with the African Local Governments Academy (ALGA), United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG).

Start date: September 25, 2017

MOOC The Politics of Skepticism

Do you wish to learn more about the history of Skepticism from the ancient Greeks to today and explore the systematic relations between Skepticism and politics? In the MOOC The Politics of Skepticism you will take a tour along some of the defining moments of the history of Skepticism, its religious and political ramifications, as well as its continuing philosophical relevance for science and society today.


This MOOC is given by the Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Start date: May 22, 2017. 

MOOC Landscape Restoration for Sustainable Development: a Business Approach

How can you create successful businesses at the same time as restoring landscapes? Discover more through our new, free online course. In this MOOC, you will explore the natural science perspective of landscape degradation and restoration – including biology and ecology – as well as the economic and business perspective. Sign up now to learn from top academics and experts.


This MOOC is given by the ENABLE Consortium led by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

Start date: May 1, 2017

MOOC Economics from a pluralist perspective

Do you want to have a better understanding of markets, the economic roles of the state, and how communities create economic value? This MOOC gives an introduction in economics by teaching four very different economic theories. This pluralist approach will help you understand different economic viewpoints.


This MOOC is given by International Institute of Social Studies, in cooperation with Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Start date: March 27, 2017.

MOOC Econometrics: Methods and Applications

Do you wish to know how to analyse and solve business and economic questions with  data analysis tools? In the MOOC Econometrics you learn how to translate data into models to make forecasts and to support decision making in business and economics.


This MOOC is given by: Erasmus School of Economics - Econometric Institute

Start date: November 2, 2015

 MOOC Innovation Management

What is innovation management? How do firms bring in new business models and get new products and services to the market? Go on a nine-week journey through innovation management concepts, theories of idea generation, selection, strategy formulation and implementation in this MOOC in Innovation Management. In it, you will also learn the tools for implementing innovation projects yourself.

This MOOC is given by: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

Start date: March 2016

 MOOC Serious Gaming

Learn what serious games are, how they work to entertain and educate us and how their impact can be measured. In this MOOC Serious Gaming, you find out how and why serious games can solve social and business problems.

This MOOC is given by: Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Culture and Communication.

Start date: April 2016

 MOOC Deception Detox

Deception Detox is a series of educational videos developed by Erasmus University Rotterdam. It shows how solid science can be used to both make better choices in your personal life and to change the world. This course isproduced by Erasmus University College and Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance.

Start date: 7 October 2016