Tickets for the Erasmus Sustainability Days are on sale now! Early Bird tickets will be available until March 25th so get your tickets with a discount while you still can!

Join us for an incredible, eye-opening week filled with activities, talks, drinks, lectures, company visits, cooking workshops and more! This year's theme is The Age of Action, a call to act immediately against the rapidly unfolding dangers of climate change, and what we can do to combat this. We aim to further cultivate the idea that everyone should get involved in creating a desirable future at their respective scale.

The five days will be themed - Urgency, Innovation, Awareness, Circularity, and the Power of Partnerships.

We can't wait to see you there, and thank our respective partners for joining us to bring awareness and education to one of the biggest threats of our time. More information to come!

Erasmus Sustainability Days
04 apr. 11:00 – 08 apr. 22:00
Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Events to RSVP to

  • ESD Closing Drinks @ De Smitse
    vr 08 apr.
    De Smitse Bar
    08 apr. 18:00 – 21:00
    De Smitse Bar, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Join us for drinks at De Smitse to wrap up a week of sustainability and learning!
  • ESD Extinction Rebellion
    vr 08 apr.
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub
    08 apr. 16:00 – 17:00
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    More and more people are starting to realize the urgency of the climate crisis and the need to drive action. But how can we live in a system that favors polluting options over sustainable alternatives? And what role do our institutions play in this? What can we expect from our government and our uni
  • ESD ECE Case Study
    vr 08 apr.
    ECE Office
    08 apr. 14:00 – 16:00
    ECE Office , Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Interactive social entrepreneurship workshop organized by ECE experts! Learn how to kickstart your own sustainable/ social venture with a case study of the beauty sector. 30 max
  • ESD Sustainability Fair
    vr 08 apr.
    08 apr. 13:00 – 18:00
    Sanders, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    A great opportunity to meet with employers focused on sustainability and help you chart your career path in the age of action. Including Vintage fashion. Students have the unique opportunity to purchase pieces of vintage clothing, worn in the fashion show.
  • ESD Flavour Pairings Cooking Workshop
    vr 08 apr.
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub
    08 apr. 11:00 – 13:00
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    A cooking workshop where participants learn all about flavour pairings and how to use them to make delicious food.
  • ESD BMW Sustainable Material Innovation Workshop
    08 apr. 10:00 – 17:15
    Erasmus Education Lab, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMW present reducing CO2e Emissions in supply chains and explain basic tools for sustainably management and Lifecycle analysis. Thereafter participants are invited to solve a case study and present. Prize for winning is a BMW iX for a weekend, and an internship will be given to a participant!
  • ESD Sustainability Pub Quiz
    do 07 apr.
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub
    07 apr. 19:00 – 21:00
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Is it better to become vegan or to recycle all of your waste? Or should you just donate a certain percentage to a green charity to buy off your ecological footprint? In this talk & pubquiz, we will teach you more about how to become an effective climate activist! Are you interested in learning more
  • ESD ALIVE Yoga Workshop
    do 07 apr.
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub
    07 apr. 17:00 – 19:00
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    We will do a short sun salutation and then it will continue with meditation. Afterward we will do a mindful eating exercise with the vegan snacks we will prepare and we will end the event with a nice discussion.
  • ESD Plant Care Workshop
    do 07 apr.
    Campus Garden
    07 apr. 16:00 – 17:30 CEST
    Campus Garden , 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Repotting event, split into groups, people can bring their own plants or also come for an informative session. information on repotting, taking care of plants.
  • ESD Iain Todd & Dr. McCauley- Re-Rotterdam
    07 apr. 13:00 – 15:00
    Mandeville T3-21, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    The importance of economics for a sustainable future at "The Economic Questions from Sustainability Projects" with guest speaker Iain W. Todd. Followed by "Rethinking Doughnut Economics for a Global Just Transition?", discussion on new and radical sustainable economic models, by Dr. McCauley.
  • ESD Sustainability Best Practices Panel
    07 apr. 10:00 – 12:00 CEST
    Theil C1-6, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    In this session, members of staff share the sustainability best practices within our university from recycling tech materials to incorporating sustainability in curricula. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about what sustainability practices take place behind the scenes every day.
  • ESD Textile Upcycling Workshop
    wo 06 apr.
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub
    06 apr. 17:00 – 19:00
    Erasmus Sustainability Hub, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Students get the chance to bring their old or basic pieces of clothing and give it a new look.
  • ESD Bee Hive Talk & Tour
    wo 06 apr.
    The Garden, Erasmus University
    06 apr. 16:00 – 17:00 CEST
    The Garden, Erasmus University, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Rinske, the University's bee keeper, will be giving a presentation as part of the Bee the Change program. Bee's relation to people is important . She will talk about why she runs the beehive the way she does on campus and how it differs from traditional beekeeping.
  • ESD Blue City Tour
    wo 06 apr.
    Blue City
    06 apr. 16:00 – 18:00
    Blue City, Maasboulevard 100, 3063 NS Rotterdam, Netherlands
    A personal tour of Blue City, Rotterdam's most interesting sustainable business incubator! Learn about its many local business and how they're paving the way for a circular Rotterdam! Max. 25 people - Location: Blue City