Apr 18, 20:00 - Apr 18, 22:00

Erasmus Jazz Sessions | Latin Vibes

Erasmus Paviljoen
Burgemeester Oudlaan 350
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

In this Latin Vibes edition of the Erasmus Jazz Sessions, we will take you to Latin-America and transform the Paviljoen into a true Buena Vista Social Club. Come dance and play music with us and you might meet your Girl from Ipanema!

In the Grand Cafe at the Erasmus Paviljoen you can enjoy live jazz music played by students from the Erasmus University and Codarts University of the Arts.

The evening will start with a set played by the Elsman/Kluwer Quartet and afterwards the jam session begins and you are invited to join the band on stage!
We take care of the backline (+ drum kit, double bass and piano). Don’t forget to bring your instrument.

Do you want to perform and you need more info? Send an email to studiumgenerale@eur.nl
Do you want to come and watch/listen? You’re very welcome! Entrance is free and you don’t have to register. See you there!

More information (bit.ly/sg-jazzsessions):
Date: Thursday 18 April 2019
Time: 20.00 – 22.00 hours
Location: Erasmus Paviljoen, grand café

Ticket information
Entrance: Free
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Apr 23, 19:00 - Apr 23, 21:30

ESN Wraps Birthday Gifts!

Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 Rotterdam, Nederland Map

Join SocialErasmus as we pack birthday presents for underprivileged children along with NLCares. 🎁 There are over 61,000 children in the Netherlands who cannot celebrate their birthday because their families have insufficient means.

The Jarige Job Foundation (located on the site of the Van Nelle Factory) helps these children by giving a complete birthday box worth €35. This box contains some decoration, treats for the home, a treat for school and of course, presents!

To participate, sign up before April 16th through this form: esn-rotterdam.nl/birthday-gift-wrapping/.

>> Event Details <<

Date: Tuesday, April 23
Location: Van Nelleweg 1 hall K / L, 3044 BC Rotterdam
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 PM

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Apr 23, 23:00 - Apr 24, 4:00

ESN Tuesdays: Easter Edition

The VIP Room
Stadhuisplein 39
Rotterdam,  3012 AR Map

ESN Tuesdays #32: Easter Edition

Did not find any eggs during the ESN Easter Egg Hunt? No worries, we are not going to rabbit in. This Tuesday we will hide eggs in VIP and it’s up to you to find them! You can come and test your 🐰 nose and you just might get a delicious treat, a drink prize, or maybe even a golden treat!


🀩 HAPPY HOUR from 23:30-00:30 (buy one beer, get one FREE) /

🍻 BEER for €2 / 🍷 WINE for €3 /

πŸ₯ƒ SHOTS for €2,50: Skitten /

>> Event Details <<

Time: 23:00 – 04:00
Location: The VIP Room
FREE ENTRANCE ALL NIGHT! (including free coat check & free toilets)

πŸ”Έ ATTENTION! Minimum age 18+.
πŸ”Έ NO caps and jogging pants/sportswear allowed.
πŸ”Έ NO big bags/backpacks allowed! Check the website of The VIP Room for more information.
πŸ”Έ All students are welcome. PLEASE bring your identification card and student card/student app on phone to prove that you're a student.

Don’t miss out!

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Apr 24, 19:45 - Apr 24, 23:00

Open Air Cinema: A Quiet Place

Erasmus Paviljoen
Burgemeester Oudlaan 350
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

To celebrate the start of spring, we (Studium Generale and ESN-Rotterdam) are organising our famous Open Air Cinema. This time you have all voted for A Quiet Place!

About A Quiet Place
In the modern horror thriller A QUIET PLACE, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you. Ssst!

To profit to the max of the beautiful weather, we will welcome you before the film with outdoor-performances by student-bands: Tom Vrolijk & The Lucky Spares, Mission from God and Bonno Getz & The Happy Paps. Tickets for the whole experience will be sold as of 19.45 at the door.

Cushions/seats and blankets will be provided (First come, first served). You can buy your drinks and snacks at Erasmus Paviljoen.

Alternative dates are 29 April, 1, 6 and 8 May to ensure the best possible weather, so check out our updates regularly.

More information (bit.ly/open-air-sg):
Date: Wednesday 24 april 2018 (alternative dates: 29 April,1, 6 and 8 May)
Time: 20.00 - 22.15 hours (Doors open: 19.45 hours)
Location: Pond next to Erasmus Paviljoen

Ticket information
Entrance: €3,50
Only available on the night itself
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Apr 25, 17:45 - Apr 25, 20:00

Let's Bounce with ESN: Trampoline Park

Jump XL Trampoline Parks
Akkeroord 10
Rotterdam,  3079 ZS Map

Let's bounce! Prepare yourselves for the next sports event of the year. We're bringing you another memorable event to look forward to next month: Jump XL Rotterdam! πŸƒ

Do you ever wonder how high you can jump? Do you want to challenge yourself and use the trampoline while playing sports like dodge ball or basketball at the same time?

Make sure to save the date and secure your place here for just €12,50 here: eventbrite.com/e/lets-bounce-with-esn-trampoline-park-tickets-59223414828. The price includes 2 hours of jumping, 2 drinks, and snacks πŸ˜‰

Additional information: Bring your own sport clothes, changing rooms will be available there.

>> Event Details <<

Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 17:45 - 20:00
Location: Jump XL // Akkeroord 10, 3079 ZS Rotterdam
ESNCard holders’ price: €12,50
Regular price: €15,00

Note: you can avoid transaction costs by buying your ticket in our office (PT-064)!

The media used are property of their respective owners at Jump XL Rotterdam.

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71 interested  ·  9 going

Apr 25, 18:00 - Apr 25, 20:00

How to Present Yourself at an Interview

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

>> We have reached MAX capacity!

If you sign up from now onward, you will be added to a waiting list. We will inform you if spots open up again. <<

Your first big interview is coming up soon? Getting stressed and nervous? You are not sure whether you will make a good first impression? 🀝

You will have a chance to discuss all of this and gain confidence during our interactive workshop on the 25th of April!

The Career Committee has planned a 2-hour practical session with an experienced trainer, in which you will learn how to present yourself at an interview in the best way possible. πŸ™Œ

After completing this workshop you will:
- Understand the role of body language on first impressions and learn tricks about how to stand out among other interviewed applicants
- Know how to prepare to impress the recruiter at an interview
- Practice how to answer tough interview questions

Interested? You can sign up for free here: esn-rotterdam.nl/public-speaking!

>> Event Details <<
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: Campus TBA
Price: Free

The trainer Matt Hrusc (www.linkedin.com/in/hrusc/) is a Master student of Psychology of Human Learning and Performance with 2 years of work experience in human resources. He spent the last 5 years teaching and coaching public speaking, communication and leadership and up to this day, he has worked with over 500 students either via one-to-one coaching, soft skill training workshops or conferences in multiple countries. On top of that, he is the leader and coach of the Public Speaking Academy on campus, which just recently finished with a successful public speech event.

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Apr 27, 8:00 - Apr 27, 20:00

SOLD OUT! ESN King's Day Boat Party

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam,   Map

Ever heard of the legendary day where everybody is dressed up in orange to celebrate a birthday? We’re talking about the one and only King's Day on April the 27th! πŸ‘‘

Believe it or not but this day is the biggest national holiday in The Netherlands where almost everybody is dressed up in orange (our national color) to celebrate King Willem’s birthday! Finally you can make use of that non-combinable orange piece in your closet. This time, ESN-Rotterdam in collaboration with Exchange Party will take you to the beautiful Amsterdam to hop on a boat to celebrate and sail through the beautiful canals of Amsterdam! Ever said no to the combination of sailing, music, unlimited drinks, orange, and happiness?

Note: Get your tickets FAST, because every year this trip is SOLD OUT!

>> Details <<
Trip Includes:
πŸ”Έ One way bus trip to Amsterdam
πŸ”Έ Traditional boat trip through the famous canals of Amsterdam
πŸ”Έ Unlimited drinks (beer/wine/soda) and small snacks
πŸ”Έ An amazing time with 80 students, the Dutch way!

>> Shifts <<
πŸ‘‘ Morning shift: Gather at Erasmus University at 8:15. Price for this shift is €45. You will be dropped off in Amsterdam city center after the boat party around 13:00.
πŸ‘‘ Afternoon shift (SOLD OUT): Gather at Erasmus University at 11:15 a.m. Price for this shift is €50. You will be dropped off in Amsterdam city center after the boat party around 16:00.

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Apr 30, 17:00 - Apr 30, 19:00

ESNx: Raising Awareness About Addiction and Health

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

Are you aware of the drug laws in the Netherlands? When should you be worried about your or your friends' drug usage? How can you detect an evolving addiction? Where do you go when you need to be tested for STIs?

On the 30th of April ESN Rotterdam will collaborate with health care specialist that know the ins and outs of the most pressing questions you might have on drugs and sexual health.

The afternoon consists of short lecture-style presentations after which you can ask questions regarding the topics. The lectures are aimed especially for those who want to learn more about the topics and potentially help oneself or those around them.

The event is free of charge. Please sign up for the event here to secure your spot: esn-rotterdam.nl/esnx/.

>> Details <<
Date: Tuesday 30 April
Time: 17.00-19.00
Location: Erasmus University Campus, Theil CB-2

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Apr 30, 21:00 - Apr 30, 23:00

ESN x RSG Predrinks!

Haringvliet 94, 3011 TH Rotterdam, Nederland Map

After the first successful edition of the ESN x RSG predrinks, it’s time for a new round - ESN and RSG are joining forces again on April 30th! 🀩

Did you miss the first chance to have a sneak peek inside a real Dutch fraternity or to mingle with other international/ Dutch students, don’t worry, this edition will be even better than the first one. 😏

After a wild King's night & King's Day, ESN & RSG decided we’ve had a enough with the color orange and that it’s time for different vibes, specifically, Latin vibes πŸ’ƒ. RSG will provide a tasty fruit punch..Sangria.. as well as some nice games to get the evening started. See you then!


🍻 BEER for €1.30
🍷 WINE for €2.50
πŸ₯€ SODA for €1.30

>> Event Details <<
Date: Tuesday, April 30th
Time: 21:00 – 23:00
Location: Haringvliet 94, 3011 TH Rotterdam
Price: FREE

Note: the pre-drinks event is open to students of all ages. You will receive a wristband if you are 18+, so keep your ID ready. Please remember that the ESN Tuesdays after is 18+, and will require a student card and ID.
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May 1, 17:00 - May 1, 18:30+1May 13, 17:00 - May 13, 18:30

ESN Board Recruitment Drinks!

Erasmus Paviljoen
Burgemeester Oudlaan 350
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

> Join the board of ESN-Rotterdam! <

What is your plan for the upcoming academic year? Whatever you’re up to, or if you’re currently exploring options, we are looking for internationally-minded students who are looking for a challenge! We think it’s important for the fit to be mutual, since you’ll be leading our organization for an entire year. During our Recruitment Drinks, we aim to give you more information about what a board year at ESN Rotterdam is all about and what will be expected from you. This is the moment to ask your questions and voice your opinion!

Stop by in the Paviljoen on one of the following dates. Drinks are on us! πŸ˜‰

πŸ”Έ Wednesday May 1st (5 pm - 6:30pm)
πŸ”Έ Monday May 13th (5 pm - 6:30 pm)

> For more information, click here: esn-rotterdam.nl/12th <

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May 10, 1:15 - May 13, 5:30

ESN Rotterdam goes to Paris!

Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam,   Map

IT'S TIME FOR THE BIGGEST CITY TRIP OF THE YEAR! We are proud to announce that this year, ESN Rotterdam is taking you to PARIS! πŸ‡«πŸ‡·

We all know Paris as the city of lights and romance. The capital is also known for the Champs Elysées, the Moulin Rouge, Victor Hugo and, of course, the Eiffel Tower. But the metropolis has so much more to offer; the city breaths history, culture, great gastronomy, night life and entertainment. Tell your travel buddies, friends, and your Erasmus friends to SAVE THE DATE! 😍

What will be included:

🚌 Transportation to Paris and back
πŸ›Œ Hostel accommodation
πŸ₯ Breakfast
πŸ—Ί Walking tour
🍻 Pub crawl
🍴Dinner on Sunday
πŸš‡ Public transportation metro card

>> Event Details <<
Date: Friday, May 10 - Monday, May 13
Time: We’ll depart from Rotterdam at 1:15 AM. You will arrive back in Rotterdam on Monday morning, so you won't miss any classes!
Location: Paris // Gather at Erasmus University

>> Programme <<

The bus will depart from Erasmus University (Woudestein Campus) at 1.15 on Friday, May 10th 2019. From there, the bus will take us straight to Paris. There, we will spend 3 days together, and we will leave Paris on Sunday night. Depending on the traffic, we will arrive in Rotterdam at around 5 AM on Monday, so you wont miss any class!πŸ˜‰

Get your tickets in the office (PT-064) or via this link: esnparis19.eventbrite.com.

Note: you can avoid online transaction costs by buying your ticket in the office!

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May 13, 19:45 - May 13, 22:00

Open Stage Night | Poetry Special

Erasmus Paviljoen
Burgemeester Oudlaan 350
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

Spoken Word Artists and Poets wanted for the monthly Open Stage Night by Studium Generale and ESN Rotterdam!

In addition to the usual music performances (of course also welcome!), we want to give the floor to Poets and Spoken word artists. The best ones have a chance to perform at the open stage night of the 50th Poetry International Festival Rotterdam (13-16 june) in De Doelen! In cooperaton with Make it Happen-brand alliance and Poetry International.

We provide a backline (with electronic drum set, electronic piano and guitar amplifier), you can bring your instrument and hop on stage!

Of course you are more than welcome to come and listen! (Then, you don’t need to sign up).

Do you have any questions? Mail to: openstage.eur@gmail.com
Admission is free.

More information (bit.ly/osn-may19):
Date: Monday 13 May 2019
Time: 19.45 - 22.00 hours
Location: Erasmus Paviljoen

Ticket information
Entrance: Free
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May 22, 20:00 - May 22, 22:15

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Film Special

Erasmus Paviljoen
Burgemeester Oudlaan 350
Rotterdam,  3062 PA Map

Together with ESN-Rotterdam, we invite you to our last monthly film night this seasons. This time we will screen dark comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

About the film:
Mildred Hayes, a hard-nosed mother is seeking justice for her murdered daughter. With no arrests after seven months, Mildred puts up three roadside signs to goad Ebbing police chief into action. But the law - and especially Sam Rockwell's hot-headed deputy - don't take kindly to the provocation. And the townsfolk are on their side. But Mildred doesn't care about ruffling a few feathers. In fact, she's happy to pluck the whole bird.

Director: Martin McDonagh
With: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell
Duration: 118 Min.
Year: 2018
Language: English

More information (bit.ly/eur-three-billboards)
Date: Wednesday 10 april
Time: 20.00 - 22.15 hours Doors open: 19.30
Location: Erasmus Paviljoen

Ticket information
Entrance: €3,50

Organised by Studium Generale and ESN Rotterdam.
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May 30, 17:30 - May 31, 5:00

Semester Closing Party Rotterdam - Boat & Club

Boompjeskade, 3011 XE Rotterdam, Nederland Map

The semester is almost over and a well deserved summer break is coming up. That calls for one last fantastic party! πŸ₯³ What better way to do it than with ESN Rotterdam and Exchange Party? On Thursday May 30 we're throwing a boat party on a massive boat, followed by an afterparty at TOFFLER. 🀩

Our boat has 3 decks, 2 stages with music both indoor and outdoor and has room for 600 party people.

🌴 Thursday May 30 🌴

17:30 boarding
18:30 departure
22:30 back
23:00 end

23:00 - 05:00

BOAT PARTY (departure): Boompjeskade 750

Boat only: €12,50
Boat & Club combo: €15

Pass by the ESN office (PT-064) between 12 and 3 PM to grab your tickets and avoid online transaction costs.


The Exchange Party is THE party for all Exchange and International students in Rotterdam. Biggest student party of NL!

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646 interested  ·  61 going