Universities in Rotterdam, Netherlands - Rankings & Reviews

Rotterdam
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Universities in Rotterdam

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31040

Students

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599000

Population

3 universities in Rotterdam are listed in 18 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 6 different subject specific rankings. 2 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Rotterdam:
was founded in 1913
Largest university in Rotterdam:
with 29790 students
Nobel prize laureates:
Jan Tinbergen (The Netherlands School of Economics, 1969)
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Rotterdam
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities updated with Erasmus University Rotterdam ranked highest among 3 listed universities in Rotterdam.
  • 03 Dec, 2020: New edition of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. in position #94.
  • 19 Nov, 2020: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. Erasmus University Rotterdam achieves position 55.
  • 26 Oct, 2020: New edition of THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education. in position #126.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Rotterdam

#1
Economics
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#1 
#7 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#2
Medicine
(NTU by Subject - Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers)
#1 
#24 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#3
Law
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#3 
#34 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#4
Librarian & Information Management
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#2 
#45 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#5
Molecular Biology & Genetics
(NTU by Subject - Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers)
#6 
#46 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#6
General Engineering
(ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking)
#3 
#76 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#7
Education
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#4 
#78 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#8
Sports Science
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#4 
#86 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#9
History of Art, Architecture & Design
(THE World University Rankings by Subject - Times Higher Education)
#7 
#151 
Erasmus University Rotterdam
#10
Agriculture & Forestry
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#5 
#260 
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Rankings of universities in Rotterdam, Netherlands 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (343 reviews) Click to rate
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  • #4 
  • #72 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #197 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #141 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (122 reviews) Click to rate
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  • #34 
  • #8940 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (17 reviews) Click to rate

Key Facts about Rotterdam

Population: 599000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: South Holland, Gemeente Rotterdam

Living costs for students in Rotterdam:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 95* (5% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 74* (26% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 68* (32% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3.81 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Erasmus University Rotterdam ranks #1 in Rotterdam in our meta ranking composed of 89 university rankings.

Among all universities in Rotterdam Erasmus University Rotterdam is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 36 rankings where Erasmus University Rotterdam is listed.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Social Studies & Humanities. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Medicine & Health. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Law. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Computer Science. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Engineering. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Education. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Sports Science. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Arts Visual & Performing. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Agriculture. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam is ranked best in Rotterdam for Mathematics. See all rankings for the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

StuDocu

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Urap

Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%