Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of Erasmus Rotterdam University, 2020-2021

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), is ranked among Europe’s Top 10 business schools, providing ground-breaking research and education. RSM develops business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mindset into a sustainable future.


With roots stretching back to 1913 and established in its current form in 1970, RSM is part of the Erasmus University Rotterdam and is a world-renowned business school in Europe. RSM established its reputation as one of Europe’s leading business schools through its programmes, services, academic activities and international triple-crown accreditation. The Financial Times 2013 Global Master in Management Ranking placed RSM among the Top 10 European business schools.

City Rotterdam
OTS Scholarship programmes

Total number of scholarships: 3 

Total value per scholarship: 30 % reduction on tuition fee 

Specific study programmes: All MSc programmes excluding the MSc International Management/CEMS programme

Duration of the scholarship First year of the programme (Maximum 12 months)
Deadline for application 1 March 2020

Contact details

Ms. Ester de Koning / Margo van Roon

+31104082224 / +31100581181

Academic Requirement

   Master’s degree (MSc)

   Bachelor’s degree (BSc)
English Level

TOEFL iBT        Min. score: 94 overall, 22 sub-scores reading, listening, speaking, 24 sub-score writing

IELTS                Min. score: 7,0 overall, 6,5 sub-scores

Cambridge        CAE or BEC Min. score: 180 (C1)

Working experience Working experience is not a requirement
Additional requirements

Applicants are expected to have obtained a GPA that is equivalent to a 7 out of 10 in the Dutch education system, which is considered to be above average.

Please note that the RSM Admissions Team will ultimately decide whether a GPA is sufficient or not.

See for various GPA examples:

GMAT                        Min. score: 600

For some of the MSc programmes, additional requirements are applicable. Applications which do not contain the above-mentioned documents will not be taken into consideration. Please check for the detailed selection criteria, deadline and how to apply.

Documentation for OTS

  • Orange Tulip Scholarship application form
  • Proof that the admission process with RSM has started


  • RSM will inform students regarding the outcome of the scholarship decision on 15 April 2020. The scholarship is meant for prospective students only, thus the scholarship is not meant for currently enrolled RSM/EUR students and is not meant for students with an EEA nationality.

  • All details regarding the MSc admissions process at RSM for the academic year 2020/2021 will be published before October 2019 at

    The value of the partial scholarship is 30% of the € 18,200 tuition fee. The Dutch Government requires students to pay a minimum fee of approximately € 2,143, which is the statutory tuition fee of the Netherlands.

    Please note that we can only take a scholarship application into consideration if: (1) it is complete and meets all of the requirements on 1 March 2020 at the latest, and (2) an application for the MSc programme is submitted through OLAF, the online application system of RSM.


More about RSM 

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top 10 business schools, helping students, academics and people in business become a force for positive change. Through ground-breaking research and education, RSM develops business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mind-set into a sustainable future. RSM’s mission to be a force for positive change is a central theme throughout our Bachelor, Master, MBA and PhD programmes.

With roots stretching back to 1913 and established in its current form in 1970, RSM is part of the Erasmus University Rotterdam and has the Triple Crown of accreditations from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. RSM also has more than 100 partnership agreements with other leading business schools and is part of a prestigious international business school network. The Financial Times 2018 Master in Management Ranking placed RSM on the 8th position globally.

RSM offers the following MSc programmes: Accounting & Financial Management, Business Analytics & Management, Business Information Management, Finance & Investments, Global Business & Sustainability, Human Resource Management, Master in Management (aimed at graduates with non-business bachelors), Management of Innovation, Marketing Management, Organisational Change & Consulting, Strategic Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management and Supply Chain Management. Furthermore, RSM offers an 18-month MSc International Management, in corporation with the CEMS consortium. This 18-month programme does not qualify for an Orange Tulip Scholarship but applicants can qualify for other scholarships offered by RSM.

All of the full-time programmes do not require working experience and are, depending on the programme, open to students with a bachelor degree from a research university in business administration, engineering, finance, economics and accounting and other disciplines. The Master in Management programme is open to graduates with bachelor degrees from research universities in any discipline. All programmes are taught in English.

RSM is located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands’ second largest city and largest commercial port. Rotterdam is globally known for its progressive outlook, and the city is bursting with art, music, world-famous architecture, festivals, concerts and sporting events. The city is reputed as the gateway to Europe and thus serves as the ideal setting for a premier international business school.  

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