Welcome to Rotterdam

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Rotterdam is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. With more than 600,000 inhabitants, Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, … Read More

Eurekaweek 2018

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The Eurekaweek is the annual freshers’ week at Erasmus University; the ideal start to student life. For participants, it’s a chance to explore the city, the study programme and the campus, to get to know … Read More

The best places in Rotterdam

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The story of the city, the bombardment and reconstruction, and the drive to innovate that locals still use today to shape their city all make Rotterdam a fascinating place to visit. Everything seems possible here, … Read More

Drinks & Dining in Rotterdam

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Where can you find the tastiest burger in Rotterdam? Who serves the best coffee or the most exciting cocktails? And which restaurant should you patronise for a truly exceptional experience? Check out this ‘hit list’ … Read More

Latest events in Rotterdam

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Rotterdam has many exciting cultural activities, ranging from events such as Art Rotterdam Week, Dance Festivals and the International Film Festival Rotterdam to the Chinese New Year Celebration. Click here for more information > Click … Read More

7 party places you must visit in Rotterdam

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The favourite venues to party in Rotterdam according to the jEURnalist, taking into consideration factors such music, venue, crowd, atmosphere, style, and originality. Click here for more information >

Part-time jobs for students

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In the Netherlands most students find their side-job through personal networks. A lot of vacancies are never even published in job portals. So, the first step in your search for a job should be to … Read More

Cycling in Rotterdam

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The Dutch heavily rely on bikes. Like the dikes that keep the water out, bikes are an essential part of living in the Netherlands. There are some 18 million bikes in Holland, that’s a little … Read More

Practical matters when moving to Rotterdam

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When you will become a student in Rotterdam, there are many practical matters such as registration, rental subsidy application (huurtoeslag), opening of a bank account and getting a sim card etc to take care off. … Read More