Erasmus University College

Economics, Business and Society, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition Fee
    8900 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English


The Economics, Business and Society programme is offered at Erasmus University College.

Mandatory courses at 300 level (at least 20 EC):

  • International Business Environment & Governance (5 EC)
  • Impact Evaluation (5 EC)
  • Additional 10 EC in courses at 300 level, either offered by the ECB department, or off campus courses recognised by the Head of the ECB department and approved by the Examination Board or EUR Minor recognised by the Head of the ECB department.

The Major Economics & Business needs to be concluded with a Capstone of 15 EC.


Erasmus University College is the International Honors college of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Accreditation by NVAO granted on October 15, 2012

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • 1 January 2018 - early application deadline
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qualitative Research
  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Leadership: Public & Private
  • Principles of Management
  • Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Before you start with your application, we highly recommend you to have the following documents digitally available, as you will have to include these in your application:

    • A copy of the personal details page of your passport
    • If you have not obtained your secondary school diploma yet: a copy of your overall grade list from last yearANDa copy of the most recent grade list at the time of applicationANDa statement from your secondary school including the expected graduation date, the name of the diploma that you will obtain, and the exam subjects
    • If you have obtained your secondary school diploma: a copy of your diplomaANDa copy of your final grade list
    • Your motivation letter
    • Your curriculum vitae (in English)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8900 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Rotterdam

760 - 1,270 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • Third Party Study Grant - Depending on your nationality and financial status there are various forms of financial aid available. Nuffic has compiled a list of third party financial aid via their Grantfinder webpage.
  • Rotterdam Talent Scholarship - For students who live and go to school within the municipality of Rotterdam who can prove a need for substantial financial assistance.
  • EUC Work Grant - For non-Dutch, European students who can prove a need for substaintial financial assistance. Work-grants are valid for one year only, and there is a limited number available.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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