Erasmus University Reviews

Updated Jun 10, 2020

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4.3
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Erasmus University President Executive Board Pauline van der Meer Mohr
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40 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexibility, Good salary for a student, tax shield(in 10 reviews)

  • "Great team atmosphere and good working hours(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "There's very little to no downsides working at Erasmus University(in 4 reviews)

  • "Constantly PhD students and early stage personell were asked to correct and finalize EMLE master transcripts and correct other law program transcripts(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "PhD life"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Rotterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Erasmus University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary, amazing access to all kinds of resource

    Cons

    An extension might be difficult, Teaching workload might be high for some majors

  2. "Great research institutes"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Rotterdam

    I have been working at Erasmus University full-time

    Pros

    good atmosphere, brilliant colleagues etc

    Cons

    academic pressure needs to be handled properly

  3. "TA position"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Erasmus University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible job next to studies

    Cons

    bad coordination and sometimes long response times for HR inquiries

  4. "Chaotic but fulfilling"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Rotterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Erasmus University part-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere Low power distance usually

    Cons

    political jockeying poor communication and interdisciplinary teamwork

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  5. "Business Director"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Erasmus University full-time

    Pros

    Very relaxing and angile working experience, not that much stress Plenty of opportunities to grow Campus enviroment is execellent

    Cons

    the salary is okay but not as what I expected

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  6. "EUR - Ambassador"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador 

    I worked at Erasmus University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice culture and people to work with, great for social people

    Cons

    Work comes in waves, sometimes can be very boring

  7. "International university with significant potential"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Rotterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Erasmus University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very international, well-connected, highly competitive internationally, good resource base, great scope

    Cons

    Structurally determined maybe a bit bureaucratic, but with potential to flatten these structures and become more dynamic and fluid in decisions, patterns and processes

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  8. "Great university"

    4.0
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Rotterdam

    I have been working at Erasmus University full-time

    Pros

    great place to learn and do research, full of nice people

    Cons

    teaching load can be high

  9. "TA at ESE"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant At ESE 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Erasmus University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relatively high pay for the actual hours you have to work.

    Cons

    Totally depends on the course you teach, some are not well organised.

  10. "Great working place"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Rotterdam

    I worked at Erasmus University part-time

    Pros

    Good salary and end year bonus. Very conveneint as a student as well. You also get free acess to coffee and printing machines on campus. Although I was told that printing is only for work purposes

    Cons

    There are not any. As from a student prespective.

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