Rotterdam School of Management

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Admission Essays

Admissions Criteria

Student Body

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Located in the heart of Rotterdam, Netherlands, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is known for its multidisciplinary approach to education, its diverse student body, and its green campus. This university specializes in areas such as law, society, and culture, economics and management, and medical sciences and health sciences. Within the university, there are schools that focus primarily on these areas.  Erasmus University Rotterdam′s schools are School of Management, School of Law, School of Social Sciences, Institute of Health and Management Policy, School of History, Culture and Communication, and University College, which specializes in liberal arts and sciences (LAS program). Each school concentrates on a special research interest, such as wealth, health, governance, and culture. EUR offers three different Master′s degree programs including research and post-experience. Erasmus University Rotterdam has a wide range of accreditations from various organizations including the Association of MBAs and The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Contact Information

Rotterdam School of Management

J Building

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

3062 PA Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Phone: (31) 10 – 408 – 22 – 22

Director of Marketing and Communications: Connie Tai


Application Deadlines*

Deadline Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5
Application deadline Apr 10 June 12 Aug 14 Oct 16 (last date for applicants requiring a visa) Nov 13 (for applicants who do not require a visa)

Deadline is for the 2018-2019 admission season.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants accepted: 20%

Accepted applicants enrolled: 56%

Average GMAT: 620

Average work experience (years): 5.5

Student Body

Enrollment: 607

Women: 23%

International: 96%

Average age: 29

Sponsored by employer: 11%

Additional Information

Continuously ranked as one of the leading business schools in Europe, the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) stands out because of its highly international and diverse student population, impressive exchange program, mix of teaching styles, emphasis on teamwork and integrated curriculum with strong focus on practice. The informal and friendly learning atmosphere at the RSM creates excellent opportunities for students to experience and appreciate different cultures and perspectives.

The curriculum of the full-time international MBA Program in General Management (MBA) covers all major aspects of general management. The innovative MBA/MBI Program (Master of Business Administration/Master of Business Informatics) is designed for students who, in addition to a general management education, wish to receive theoretical and practical training in the managerial aspects of information technology.

The RSM MBA provides individuals with the skills to meet both the challenges of the entrepreneur and the corporation. RSM strives towards a curriculum in which change is a theme, whether as an engine for the creation of a new business or as the force behind massive restructuring.