Yes, it is mandatory for all exchange students to take out a health insurance. You can arrange your own health insurance or you can arrange health insurance at AON through Rotterdam UAS. Please see our website - Health Insurance . If you cannot find the answer to your question there, please contact our colleagues from Student Support: email@example.com.
Opening a Dutch bank account is only mandatory for students who transferred the proof of sufficient funds to the university's account (to obtain a Dutch permit/visa). For all other students it's not mandatory, but recommended. For more information about opening a Dutch bank account, please refer to our website - Dutch bank account. If you cannot find the answer to your question there, please contact our colleagues from Student Support: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unfortunately, there are no special discounts for exchange students. Please refer to our website - Public Transport, if you would like to read more about public transportation options in Rotterdam and the different travel products.