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Hogeschool Tio Rotterdam

You can walk to the Tio campus in Rotterdam from the beautiful Central Station in just one minute! The school is located in the professional heart of the city, between multinationals such as Unilever and Nationale Nederlanden.
In Rotterdam, you can attend a bachelor’s degree or a vocational training course in the fields of hotel management, event management, tourism, business, marketing and e-commerce.

Address & opening hours

Weena 457
3013 AL Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Opening hours: Mon / Fri 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM 

Student society Cognatio

The national student society Cognatio is the student society of Tio. CognatioWith more than 500 members across five Tio campuses, Cognatio is a great society that offers you the opportunity to make new friends for life and expand a good network. Together with Cognatio, you can make the most of your student days.

Cognatio is a student society that does not believe in initiations. Its motto is therefore “No obligations, always a good time”. Throughout the year, Cognatio hosts a variety of activities, including drinks, parties and excursions. Cognatio’s Big Six consist of the introduction in the Ardennes, a beach party, the annual gala, the winter sports trip, the Destination Unknown pub crawl, and the end of the year party.

You can find out more about Cognatio during one of Tio’s open days.

Bachelor’s degrees at Tio Rotterdam

Tio Rotterdam is the youngest of all Tio cmpuses. This campus’ open and friendly atmosphere creates the perfect environment to study in. The building is expansive and features all the latest facilities. Its trendy design makes you want to do your best. This is a modern building in Rotterdam’s business heart and an inspiring environment where young professionals can begin building their network. 

The campus in Rotterdam only offers Dutch bachelor’s degree or a vocational training courses.

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Christiaan Thomassen | Founder Cognatio
"I founded Cognatio to unite students from the different courses and to help them to establish a network."
Christiaan Thomassen | Founder Cognatio

International character

Where better to learn the true meaning of the word “international” than in the port of Rotterdam? View the city’s impressive skyline from the Euromast or visit the latest hotspot, the Markthal. Around Tio Rotterdam, you will find plenty of trendy places to eat and drink and the Manhattan on the Meuse also hosts plenty of fantastic events.

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Meet the team of Tio Rotterdam

Nanneke Christiaanse |  Campus Manager
"Rotterdam is not only awarded as the best city in Europe, but also has the best Tio campus"
Nanneke Christiaanse | Campus Manager
Nadja Hilderink | Assistant Campus Manager
"Would you like to know more about this campus? Attend an open day or try out what it is like to study here for a day!”
Nadja Hilderink | Assistant Campus Manager
Natasja Carlebur | Concierge
"Did a lamp break or is it time for extensive maintenance? I can do it all!”
Natasja Carlebur | Concierge
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Photo album Tio Rotterdam

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Discover Rotterdam

Film lovers should come to Rotterdam in late January or early February for the International Film Festival Rotterdam. You can also visit the colourful summer carnival in July. Besides relaxing on one of the many terraces, culture lovers can enjoy the Kunsthal. How about wandering around the first covered marketplace in the Netherlands, the Markthal Rotterdam? Shop ‘til you drop in the centre of Rotterdam! Here, you can score the best deals seven days a week by following one of the shopping routes – or by striking out on your own. Be sure not to miss Diergaarde Blijdorp or the Euromast. If you need a break, walk to the wonderful gardens of Arboretum Trompenburg.

Finding a room in Rotterdam

If you want to find a room in Rotterdam, take a look at the following tips.

Use your network

Make use of your networks on social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, to announce your search for a room. Talk to family, friends and acquaintances. Send all your WhatsApp and Snapchat contacts a message. You can also go the traditional route and place an ad in door-to-door publications or regional newspapers (although these options are not free). Lastly, you can visit your Tio campus, where you will find information about finding a room posted on the magnetic boards.

Checklist for students living on their own

Besides finding a room, there are some other important things to take care of when you want to live on your own. Think of, for example, taking out household insurance and arranging an internet connection. Prizewize has drawn up a checklist for students living on their own (Dutch students only). This can act as a guideline, so you do not overlook anything important. 

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Directions to Tio Rotterdam

Tio Rotterdam is easily accessible by car and by train. You can find directions below.

 To Tio Rotterdam by car

If you come from the direction of The Hague/Amsterdam
You take the A13 highway staying on the right hand lane at the traffic junction 'Kleinpolderplein'. Follow the viaduct in the direction of 'Rotterdam-Centrum'. You are now on the 'Stadhoudersweg'. At the road fork 'Stadhoudersplein' you stay right and you ride via the 'Schiekade' to the 'Hofplein'. On the 'Hofplein' you turn right onto 'Weena', your arrival destination.

If you come from the direction of Breda/Dordrecht
You follow the A 16 highway. After the 'Van Brienenoordbrug' you keep continue on the A 16. At the end of the A 16, near the 'Terbregseplein', you follow the A 20, in the direction of The Hague. On the A 20 at 'Schieplein' you take exit 14 in the direction of Rotterdam-Centrum. Via the 'Schieweg' and the 'Schiekade' you ride directly to the 'Hofplein'. On the Hofplein you turn right onto 'Weena', your arrival destination.

If you come from the direction of Zeeland
From Zeeland you can take the A 17 and the A 16 or the A 29 in the direction of Rotterdam. Choose the exit Rotterdam-Centrum. Take the third exit on the roundabout in the direction 'Centrum'. At the next roundabout take the first exit. You are currently on the 'Weena'.

Parking facilities

Parking (paid only) is possible near the Weena, Delftseplein and Delftse Poort. The costs for parking (Monday / Sunday, between 9:00 am - 23:00 pm) are € 4 per hour. You can only pay by debit or credit card. Parking is also possible in parking garage Weena (Karel Doormanstraat 10, 3012 GJ Rotterdam), the costs are € 1.00 per 16 minutes. This parking garage is within walking distance from Tio Rotterdam. For more information see rotterdamparkeren.nl

To Tio Rotterdam by public transport

Travelling by public transport you choose as your destination Rotterdam Central Station. If you take the main exit at the city centre side, you will see two towers on the left hand side. Next to these Tio Rotterdam is situated. If you arrive by metro you should take the North-South line (Noord-Zuidlijn) with Rotterdam Central Station as your final destination. If you use the East-West line (Oost-Westlijn) you need to transfer to the North-South line at metrostation 'Churchillplein'. You need to get off at platform 'Beurs' (at station Churchillplein) and take the metro in the direction of Central Station. You are now standing next to an office building with two large tower blocks. In the lower building next to these Tio Rotterdam is situated. Public transport information 0900-9292 and http://9292.nl/en

Address Tio Rotterdam
Weena 457
3013 AL Rotterdam
The Netherlands

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