Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus University Rotterdam was established in 1973, but its history dates back to 1913. The faculties of Law and Social Sciences were established in the 1960s, followed later by Philosophy, History and Arts, and Business Administration. In 1966, the government established the Medical Faculty Rotterdam and in 1973, the Medical Faculty Rotterdam and the Netherlands School of Economics merged to become Erasmus University Rotterdam. Erasmus University Rotterdam, is the first university in the Netherlands named after a person, the man to whom Rotterdam owes its reputation in the academic world, Desiderius Erasmus.