Get skills for free
at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Life skills, transferable skills, or 21st Century skills, are abilities that you need to make the most out of life, your future and your career. We offer EUR student and alumni professionally designed highly interactive learning experiences.

Our next cohort will start once the new academic year starts. In the meantime, feel free to browse our catalogue of FREE courses and masterclasses for EUR students and alumni.

Erasmus Public Speaking Academy track

Public Speaking Fundamentals - 6 week Course

Public Speaking Fundamentals

Master the basics, tools, tactics and mindset for conquering the stage.

Advanced Public Speaking - 6 week Course

Advanced Public Speaking

Boost your skills by learning advanced techniques for public speaking.

Public Speaking & Media - 6 week Course

Public Speaking & Media

Take public speaking to the next level: time to charm the camera.

Storytelling - 4session Masterclass

The Art & Skill of Storytelling

Say goodbye to boring speeches. Captivate your audience with the power of the right story.

Persuasive Speaking & Pitching - 4session Masterclass

Persuasive Speaking & Pitching

Speaking to persuade: how to tell them what they want to do.

Erasmus Leadership Academy track

Leading People & Teams - 6 week Course

Leading People & Teams

Discover how to lead yourself  to be able to lead others. What type of leader are you?

Assertive & Effective Communication - 6 week Course

Assertive & Effective Communication

Overcome the fear of confrontation and get ahead at work by becoming a better communicator.

The Art & Skill of Negotiation - 6 week Course

The Art & Skill of Negotiation

Become a persuasive negotiator.

The Art and Skill of Negotiation - 6 week Course - Online

The Art & Skill of Negotiation

Say goodbye to boring speeches. Captivate your audience with the power of the right story.

Well-being track

Productivity & Time Management - 6 week Course

Productivity & Time Management

Feel in control and boost your productivity.

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction - 6 week Course

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Learn how to cope with stress and prevent a burnout.

A Journey of Self-Discovery - 6 week Course

A Journey of Self-Discovery

To be able to lead, you need to know what you stand for.

Effective Learning & Studying - 5 week Course

Effective Learning & Studying

Study smart, not hard. Time to make your student life balanced by applying the right study techniques.

Productivity & Time Management - 6 week Course - Online

Productivity & Time Management Online

Feel in control and boost your productivity.

Creativity & Innovation track

Creative Thinking & Problem Solving - 6 week Course

Creative Thinking & Problem Solving

Time to change your perspective on how to solve problems!

Marketing Crash Course - 6 week Course

Marketing Crash Course

Master the basics to be able to plan and launch a successful communication strategy.

Improvisational Speaking - 6 week Course

Improvisational Speaking

Yes, and... Delve into the world of improv and overcome stage fright!

GenAI Essentials - 6 week Course - Online

GenAI Essentials

Learn the most useful techniques to get the most out generative AI for your life and studies.

Design Thinking & Innovation - 6 week Course - Online

Design Thinking & Innovation

Swift to a design thinking mindset to unleash innovation.

Career track

Career Design & Development - 6 week Course

Career Design & Development

You have the power to create a life that not just looks good but also feels great!

Personal Finance - 6 week Course

Personal Finance

Learn how to manage your finances and start investing!

Networking & Personal Branding - 3 session Masterclass

Networking & Personal Branding

Learn how to build and maintain your professional and personal network!

WE HAVE TRAINED...

...over 1000 students across all of all faculties and years of study from Erasmus University Rotterdam with our physical and online courses.

Students* per study year

Students per student year

Students* per faculty

*Distribution of students based on the 1040 applications received during the period January 2020 and December 2021.
And hosted workshops for several student associations:
Enactus
ESN
Financial Student Association Rotterdam
Star
CSA EUR
EFR

ABOUT US

THE CORE TEAM

Matt Hrusc

LifeVersity's founder, educational consultant from Risbo and trainer for the courses Interpersonal Communication, Career Design & Development and Train the Trainers.

MATT HRUSC

Project Manager

Laura Mantilla

Website, socials and educational design.

LAURA MANTILLA

Marketing Manager

Laura Mantilla

Course organisation and HR.

BIANCA BANICA

Partnerships Manager

Parnian Keywani

Content creation, class documentation.

PARNIAN KEYWANI

Social Media Manager 

ABOUT US

WHO ARE WE?

LifeVersity aims to provide every EUR student with an equal and easy access to develop 21st century soft-skills (such as leadership, public speaking, communication, etc.) via high quality courses located directly at the campus, and in our online CANVAS environment.

who are we?
Community for Leaning and Innovation

HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?

CLI & S4S

We are supported by the Students-for-Students platform, part of the Community of Learning and Innovation. Want to get supported too? Visit eur.nl/s4s

PARTNERS

Extraordinary Life
AIESEC
Happy Student Society
Maujha
WILDE
The Createurs Guild
U R ALIVE
Positive Impact Society Erasmus
ErasmusX
Risbo
Amnesty International Students Rotterdam
Erasmus Sustainability Hub
THE COVID-19 CHALLENGE

How we adapted to an online environment quick

In March 2020, we had 160 students enrolled in our courses, which had to be paused and later finished in an online fashion. This pushed us to innovate and launch the online versions of our most demanded courses.

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NEW IDEAS?

If you have an idea for a course, or you are part of a student association and think to develop a course with us, please contact us at info@lifeversity.nl



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