Grand challenges – it is more than evident that the next generation, YOUR generation, will be faced with unprecedented challenges. How to feed 9 billion people in 2050, on a planet that is heavily pressured by climate change, lack of natural resources, acidified oceans, and shortage of food and fresh water (to name a few). And it is also evident that the current system, with its focus on growth no matter what, has caused a number of these problems. It’s time for a systems change.
EUR traditionally is THE University for Future Leaders in business and (public & private) management. Those leaders need, in this era, to be trained in a systemic and holistic way and to be fully aware of the challenges facing us and capable of handling them.
"EUR delivers the CEOs of the future. This means that sustainability and social responsibility have to be in their DNA."
Pauline van der Meer-Mohr, former President of Erasmus University Rotterdam
These challenges can only be faced, solved or at least dealt with, by creative and holistic thinking. This requires individuals with courage, optimism and a strong belief in a better future. Will you be such an individual?
Students who are admitted to this track will embark on a fascinating and exploratory journey, with some of the world’s frontrunners in sustainable thinking (all of them happen to work at Erasmus University). Take a look at the units we’ve prepared for you.