Cycling in Rotterdam

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 over 1 bike per person – as a student you should claim one of those. As good as the public […]

Practical matters when moving to Rotterdam

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. Click here for more information >

Part-time jobs for students

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 ask around and let everyone know what you are looking for. Click here for more information > Click here for […]

7 party places you must visit in Rotterdam

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 >

Drinks & Dining in Rotterdam

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’ of lunchrooms, coffee lounges, cocktail bars, restaurants, markets and food events. Click here for more information >

Latest events in Rotterdam

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 here for more information >

The best places in Rotterdam

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, and there’s so much left to explore. Is Rotterdam a must-see city? Absolutely! Click here for more information >


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 people before lectures begin and to find out what you can do and get involved with in addition to your […]

Welcome to Rotterdam

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, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline every time you visit and presenting new cultural and sporting events to surprise […]