The rise of 'Double Degrees'
Thanks to the Rotterdam Arts & Science Lab, students can combine academic studies with art or music education. A unique programme in the Netherlands. But wyh do the EUR, Codarts and Willem de Kooning Academy offer this double degree?
‘Double exposure for academics of the future’
EM asked six experts to predict how academic education would look in the future.
More and more diversity
Studying at the EUR has always been for all students, regardless of gender, sexual orientation or (cultural) background. But if you look at the teaching staff, most of the time you’ll see older, white men. That’s something Hanneke Takkenberg wants to change. In ten years, every student should be able to identify with the EUR and the education.
EUR is not just for Janet and John
EM asked six experts to predict how academic education would look in the future. Today…
Worries about the future of PBL
Ginie Servant, who teaches at the Erasmus University College, did a PhD on the intellectual history of problem-based learning. She is worried about the future of PBL: “Some people feel that the tutor is totally redundant.”
‘PBL threatens to become a meaningless marketing ploy’
EM asked six experts to predict how academic education would look in the future. Today:…
There will be more emphasis on the connection with practice, also in master programmes. “The world around us is changing so fast that as a university, you don’t want to educate students for a job that won’t exist later”