Rotterdam School of Management Overview

The Erasmus University boasts a prestigious School of Management at its main campus in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Rotterdam School of Management was founded in 1966 and has consistently ranked as the top MBA program in the Netherlands. Students in the full-time MBA program have the unique opportunity to spend a final semester at one of thirty partner schools located all over the world.

Snapshot of Rotterdam School of Management MBA Program

The Rotterdam School of Management is home to one of the most extensive research centers for Sustainability in modern day business. The faculty and staff at Rotterdam have proudly integrated Sustainability into the curriculum of every functional business area.

At Rotterdam School of Management, the term "Total Diversity" is used to refer to the vast array of backgrounds represented in the business school. Each year, students from more than forty different nationalities (and various professional fields) choose to attend Rotterdam.


MBA Application Elements - Rotterdam School of Management

The average GMAT score in recent years has been approximately 640.

Interviews are required of all full-time MBA applicants.

Most successful applicants in recent years have had at least three years of full-time work experience, with six years being the typical average.

  1. How do you see your career developing and how will earning the RSM Erasmus University MBA help you achieve your goals?
  2. Describe your favorite hobby, pastime or sport, and explain how it reflects your personality.
  3. Describe the most difficult decision you have made and its personal effect on you.
  4. Please feel free to supply any additional information that you believe would be helpful for the Admissions Committee in making the final decision on your application.

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