Admissions & COVID-19

Admissions & COVID-19

  • As a result of the worldwide impact of the Coronavirus, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), has decided to temporarily alter the admission criteria for the MSc and Premaster programmes, for applicants who are currently in their final phase of obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

    This leniency only applies to the academic year 2021/2022 and does not apply to applicants who already earned their degree.

    Please find the guidelines for your situation below:

      • If you already obtained a bachelor degree at a Dutch Research University (WO), you must have an unrounded minimum grade point average (GPA) of 7.0.
      • If you already obtained a bachelor degree at a Dutch Applied Sciences university (HBO), you must have an unrounded minimum grade point average (GPA) of 7.5.

      Before submitting you application, make sure you meet our minimum admissions requirements and submit your application on time. 

    • You may start your MSc at RSM if by the 31st of August 2021:

      • You have a minimum GPA of 7.0 (based on all passed courses)
      • Within your Bachelor, you must have completed a minimum of 162 EC.
      • You have submitted your master application on time and meet the general admissions requirements for the programme you're applying for (English & Relevant bachelor content)
      • You have successfully finished all Bachelor year 1 courses 
      • You have successfully completed your bachelor thesis trajectory

      You must complete your bachelor’s degree no later than 31 August 2022. You cannot be awarded a master’s degree from RSM until you have completed your bachelor’s degree. You may also not re-enroll for the academic year 2022-2023 until having completed your bachelor's degree.

      How do I request the soft cut to be applied for me?

      Please fill in and sign the RSM soft cut form. Send it to the RSM Admissions Office (msc.info@rsm.nl) as soon as possible but atleast by the 31st of August, 2021.

      • You may start your MSc at RSM if you have passed all pre-master courses by the 31st of August 2021.

       

    • You may start your MSc at RSM if by the 31st of August 2021:

      • You have a minimum GPA of 7.0 (based on all passed courses)
      • Within your Bachelor, you must have completed a minimum of 162 EC.
      • You have submitted your application on time and meet the general admissions requirements for the programme you're applying for (English & Relevant bachelor content)
      • You have successfully completed all Bachelor year 1 courses
      • You have successfully completed your bachelor thesis trajectory (if part of the curriculum)

      You must submit proof of completion of your bachelor’s degree to the RSM admissions office no later than 31 August 2022. You cannot be awarded a master’s degree from RSM until you have completed your bachelor’s degree. You may also not re-enroll for the academic year 2022-2023 until having completed your bachelor's degree.

      How do I request the soft cut to be applied for me?

      Please fill in and sign the RSM soft cut form. Send the filled and signed form & your final grade list for the current academic year to the RSM Admissions Office (msc.info@rsm.nl) as soon as possible but atleast by the 31st of August, 2021. 

    • You may start a premaster programme at RSM if by the 31st of August 2021:

      You must submit proof of completion of your bachelor’s degree to the RSM admissions office no later than 31 August 2022. You cannot be awarded a master’s degree from RSM until you have completed your bachelor’s degree. You may also not re-enroll for the academic year 2022-2023 until having completed your bachelor's degree.

      How do I request the soft cut to be applied for me?

      Please fill in and sign the RSM soft cut form. Send the filled and signed form & your final grade list for the current academic year to the RSM Admissions Office (msc.info@rsm.nl) as soon as possible but atleast by the 31st of August, 2021. 

       

    • A Bachelor’s degree is a requirement for admission to our MSc programmes. In case the formal degree cannot be shown before 31 August 2021, you need to provide proof that you will obtain this degree before 30 June 2022 based on an official endorsement letter of your home university.

      You cannot be awarded a master's degree from RSM as long as you haven’t obtained a bachelor’s degree. You may also not re-enroll for the academic year 2022-2023 until having completed your bachelor's degree.

      Before submitting you application, make sure you meet our minimum admissions requirements and submit your application on time. 

  • The application deadline for the majority of the MSc programmes remains the 15th of May. 

    Before submitting you application, make sure you meet our minimum admissions requirements and submit your application on time. 

    The following programmes have reached full capacity and have, therefore, closed for application for the academic year 2021-2022:

    • MSc Business Analytics & Management
    • MSc Finance & Investments
    • MScBA Master in Management
    • English Language Premaster (online)

    Additionally, the application deadline for the MSc International Management/CEMS programme has already passed.