UW-Eau Claire will begin sending students to Rotterdam during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Your host in the Netherlands is the Rotterdam Business School (RBS), a Dutch university where you will take classes with Dutch and other international students. RBS is known for its strong business offerings. Education at RBS is very student focused and practice-driven. You may study in Rotterdam during the full academic year or during the spring semester.
Rotterdam is the largest port in the world, the second city and the industrial heart of the Netherlands and the economic, social and cultural center of the Rijnmond ('Rhine Estuary') region. In addition, Rotterdam is a city of modern architecture, events, leisure and recreation. More than one million people from 162 countries live in the Rotterdam region.
RBS is located in the heart of Rotterdam. With a student population of 28,000 students, you will experience very individualized attention, close staff/student collaboration, and good access to support facilities such as computer labs and the library.
Check out this 'Study in Holland' video to learn more about life and culture in the Netherlands!
HOUSING & MEALS
You will live in residence halls arranged by the RBS that are 10-15 minutes away from the university. These residence halls are fully furnished, and there are Dutch and other international students living in the buildings as well. You'll cook your own meals in the apartment kitchens or eat at one of several campus cafeterias.
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here: Academics - Rotterdam.
Below you will find more information on program costs: Spring 2014
One of the best ways to get in touch with other students is to visit one of the many student associations in Rotterdam. Student associations are primarily established for extra-curricular activities. Here you will find students from all faculties and departments.
In Rotterdam, there's always something exciting going on. This vibrant city is humming with activity all year round, offering festivals and events on themes related to culture, sports, and music.
EXPLORE THE NETHERLANDS!
Rotterdam is a buzzing city with a multi-cultural population and economic activity that is highly international because of the Port of Rotterdam and its related sectors. The city also boasts of a superb nightlife, a well-known arts scene, and excellent museums.
There are also many other wonderful cities to visit while you are living in Rotterdam, such as Amsterdam, Haarlem, Groningen City, Utrecht City, Den Haag, Leiden, Delft, Maastricht.
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HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.