Corporate Communication Centre is a joint initiative of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the business community, and aims to educate the next generation of communication leaders.  Now more than ever organisations rely on seasoned communication professionals to help them grow, maintain and protect their reputations in a political and media environment that is active 24/7 and constantly evolving. To play their part in this dynamic environment, communication professionals need to be equipped with the right mix of competencies and leadership skills to manage the organisation’s reputation and be a force for positive change.

About CCC

The Corporate Communication Centre (CCC) is a joint initiative of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the business community, and aims to develop and expand knowledge in the field of corporate communication. Corporate communication is a management instrument that harmonizes all consciously used forms of internal and external communication as effectively and efficiently as possible in order to achieve a positive corporate reputation.

Part-time Executive Master of Science in Corporate Communication
The CCC offers the Part-time Executive Master of Science in Corporate Communication. We have offered this master programme since 1998 to communication professionals who wish to further enhance their careers. The aim is to provide strategic, leadership and management skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of corporate communication, reputation management and related disciplines. Participants who complete the whole programme are rewarded with a master degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Customised Corporate Communication Programmes
Specially for your teams, we offer customised corporate communication programmes tailored to your company's unique situation, providing insights to navigate complex issues and protect your organisation’s reputation. Our expertise covers strategic communication, reputation management, digital communication, crisis communication, and more to help achieve your strategic goals. Find more information in our brochure.

Corporate Communication Workshops
We bring the latest advancements in corporate communication to both the academic world and the business environment through our workshops. These include seminars, webinars, and conferences on trendy or urgent topics, leveraging our broad academic network to keep you updated on state-of-the-art developments in corporate communication.

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Our mission is to educate the next generation of communication leaders.


The Part-time Executive Master of Science in Corporate Communication is a one-of-a kind programme with a proven track record of delivering world-class corporate communication education. This programme inspires and prepares communication professionals through top-notch academic theory, practical relevance, and personal development for future success. You can follow the programme at your own pace and tailor it to suit your career interests and your organisation’s needs.

You will learn from and have access to world-class faculty members and industry leaders in the field of communication. Collaborate with other talented senior managers and directors from around the globe to solve real-world business cases and build a lifelong network.

Stand-alone Courses
If you’re not ready to commit to the master programme but want to develop yourself on a professional and personal level, you can choose to follow the foundation course and the advanced elective courses on a stand-alone basis. These short courses can give your career a boost, with no obligation to complete the entire programme. You will receive a certificate to confirm successful completion of each course. Discover what is upcoming, please visit

In-company Courses
In addition to the MSc programme, we offer in-company workshops and open executive programmes to enhance knowledge in specific areas of corporate communication. Whether you are looking for training for a few individuals or an entire team, we will find the best solution to provide an efficient and effective learning environment. Find more information in our brochure.

Book of Abstracts

We are proud to present the abstracts of the theses that have been written by the Graduates of the Executive International MSc Programme Corporate Communication.

All participants are required to write a thesis in order to assess their analytical ability and accumulated knowledge. The thesis is evaluated on the basis of the same standards applied to full-time business administration students. It focuses on a practical corporate communication issue in a real-life setting. Participants often choose to research a problem within their organisation. Past subjects have included brand leadership, corporate stories, effective communication strategies, and the use and abuse of propaganda.


Marijke Baumann

Executive Director
T: +31 10 408 2767


Ahong Gu

Marketing Consultant
T: +31 10 408 1615

Prof. Joep Cornelissen

Academic Director
T: +31 10 408 2851

Susanna Marco

Progr. & Admission Advisor
T: +31 10 408 1914

Olivia Zhang

Programme officer
T: +31 10 408 8251



Visiting address and postal address

The Corporate Communication Centre is located in the Mandeville Building of the Erasmus University.

Visiting address:
Campus Woudestein
Mandeville Building T12-48
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address:
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University 
Corporate Communication Centre (T12-48)   
PO Box 1738 
3000 DR Rotterdam 
The Netherlands

Telephone and e-mail:
T: +31 10 408 2851