Practical information & need to know

Practical information & need to know

Full access to RSM MBA Career Services

As an MBA exchange student at RSM’s MBA programme, you will enjoy the full benefits of a dedicated MBA Career Development team. Offering you personalised support throughout your time at the school, the services provided by this department range from coaching and specialised workshops, to on-campus recruitment events and the facilitation of job interviews. RSM has established an extensive network of corporate partners in the surrounding Rotterdam area – a popular destination for the headquarters of many of the world’s largest multinational companies including Shell, Philips and Unilever. As such, you will find RSM a rich resource both in terms of career advice and skills development, and in securing a coveted position at a top company. 

Full access to the RSM Alumni database

Even better:  after successful completion of your RSM MBA exchange, you will become full RSM alumnus and have access to our alumni network with over 16.000 alumni located in more than 80 countries around the globe. Wherever you are in the world, you can tap into this resource of contacts, advice, expertise, information and friendship. Lifelong learning and ongoing development activities such as MBA Boost events ensure you stay up-to-speed on the latest management thinking, and recapture that sense of inspired thinking prevalent at RSM.

Student Services

The Erasmus University has many facilities to offer: central library, campus sports building, on-campus bank,  several restaurants, a hairdresser, bookstore and gift shop. Within the RSM building is a café, desktop and laptop computer labs and group breakout rooms.

The RSM MBA programme has a very active student association with many student clubs. Nominated exchange students will receive access to the Student Association’s internal site. Exchange students are encouraged to actively participate in the various clubs.

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Visiting exchange students participating in the full time MBA programme can make use of our dedicated housing office to find you accommodation. 

All apartments are fully furnished and located at attractive locations nearby the centre of Rotterdam and the university (within walking distance). The rent varies from €550 up to approximately €1200 a month depending on the location, size and type of the accommodation. 

Upon your nomination you will receive more information from our housing office regarding vacant housing possibilities.

Visa and residence permit

The MBA Registrar’s Office assists students who need a visa to enter the Netherlands. Students are informed about the procedures individually and only need to submit the right documents to the office, which will start up the accelerated application process on your behalf. Students can pick up their visa at the Dutch embassy or consulate in their home countries

Visa application is a time-consuming process; upon acceptance in one of our programmes, incoming exchange students are recommended to start immediately with the visa preparations with the help of our Registrar Office.