Erasmus University

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Erasmus University Reviews

Updated July 31, 2014
Updated July 31, 2014
18 Reviews

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  1.  

    Work atmosphere at Erasmus University

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    Current Employee - Researcher  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Researcher in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    There is an overall stimulating working environment where everybody helps each other to accomplish their goals. In addition there is a good balance between work and free time. You also have the opportunity to attend high-level courses on various topics to increase your skills and knowledge.

    Cons

    Not everybody is as ambitious as you would expect in a - mostly - academic environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The offices and labs are in need of an update and can use some new equipment.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Erasmus University

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    Very professional, good facilities.

    Cons

    The city is not very beautiful

  3.  

    Great part-time job for an international student!

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    Current Employee - Student Research Assistant  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Student Research Assistant in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    Good Salary, Flexibility, Interesting job, Great working atmosphere

    Cons

    Sometime it is a little bit boring

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    internship waste of time

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Haarlem, Eastern Cape (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Intern in Haarlem, Eastern Cape (South Africa)

    Pros

    nice collagues and working space

    Cons

    no clear internship programme or learning curve. Expect to make a lot of copy's and coffee's

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't offer internship if there is no time for any guidance

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    One of the best in Europe

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    Good employment conditions
    Research budget and support are decent

    Cons

    not very attractive campus, but it is getting better
    some departments are friendlier than the others
    does not support 30% tax benefits for PhD students, unlike many other Dutch universities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Good university, also for contact education

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The education is great and there are many tools to assist you. Some of their courses are very challanging (econometrics) and very rewarding.

    Cons

    There are a lot of students at any one time, lectures are always very full. Facilities are also not as good as some other universities and it feels a bit dated

  8.  

    Nice place but limited opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    salary,
    nice working atmosphere,
    longer paid holidays

    Cons

    too little guidance,
    teaching workload
    too short PhD length

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    research assistant

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    the advantages are represented by professors and colleagues

    Cons

    the diadvantage is represented by lack of planning/organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Student Assistant

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    The salary is quite high for the requirements of the job. The environment is stress free. The job depends on the researcher you have to cooperate with and the projects you have to run.

    Cons

    It might get boring depending on the time you have to spend on each project and the requirements of the project.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    PhD Life==Research Project Teaching Papers Conference

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Research  in  Rotterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Research in Rotterdam (Netherlands)

    Pros

    Good research environment, Many oppertunities to Conferences

    Cons

    Should have more support from supervisors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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