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Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international research and public institution, located in the animated and diverse city of Rotterdam, Netherlands. It’s one of the largest universities in the Netherlands, with students coming from over 130 countries. The university is highly ranked, classified as one of the top 5 universities in the Netherlands and 70 worldwide by Times Higher Education magazine.

    Location Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    Students have the option of taking courses at two distinct schools within the university:

    1.   The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

    The Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication educates both their domestic and international students in an exhilarating environment, which results in students “gaining the skills, knowledge, insights that enable them to make an important and inspiring contribution to a society that is becoming increasingly more international and in which diversity plays a major role.”

    Disciplines within the school:

    • History
    • Arts & Culture Studies
    • Media & Communication

    As an exchange student at Erasmus, if you take History, or Arts & Culture Studies you should follow at least 50% of their total number of courses within this school. The other courses can be taken outside of the school.


    2.   The Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    Disciplines within the school:

    • Social and behavioural sciences
    • Psychology and Pedagogy
    • Sociology and cultural studies
    • Political science and civics


    This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Living Arrangements

    Independent Arrangement

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in a Partner University program   WILL NOT  calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students. Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

  • Requirements


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: February 15 (Extended to April 26)

    Spring admission: September 1

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate $ 3,435 per semester for NY residents

    $12,270 per semester for non-residents
    Program Fee

    $750 per semester

    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance

    $55 per month approximately

    Other Fees

    $7,185 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

    Travel Costs

    $2,000 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)

    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

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