Hillegersberg is a neighborhood of Rotterdam, Netherlands. It was founded as a village in the Middle Ages . Hillegersberg remained a separate municipality until 1941, when it was amalgamated into Rotterdam. in 1979 it became part of the sub-municipality of Hillegersberg-Schiebroek. This sub-municipality was replaced by the "Gebied" with the same name at the elections of March 2014. It has now an advisory commission representing the inhabitants of the area. The Gebiedscommission has 13 members.
Hillegersberg is considered to be one of the wealthiest sub-municipalities of Rotterdam. This is based on the amount of expensive houses and luxury clothing stores in the village center. Hillegersberg has also problems. Many older houses suffer from problems with their foundations, so called paalrot.
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