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Erasmus Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics (UPT)

Erasmus Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics (UPT)

Erasmus UPT, Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics  is a research and education company founded by Erasmus University Rotterdam. We provide government and industry with cutting-edge knowledge, international best practice advise and workable policy recommendations.

At the core of Erasmus UPT's business are three main themes:

  • Cities and regions
  • Ports and logistics
  • Transport and mobility

Our research serves as input for vision building, decision support and economic evaluation for clients in both the public and private sector, such as national and local governments, industry, consultants and NGO's. On each theme, Erasmus UPT's staff of experts has extensive international experience and a long tradition of 'making science work.'

Through its educational programs, Erasmus UPT aims to offer its students excellent education on Urban, Port and Transport Economics. Erasmus UPT's educational programs include a Bachelor of Science program, a Master of Science program, short courses and post-experience programs.

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Contact Information
Contact: Dr. Wouter Jacobs
Phone: +31 10 408 1186
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands