Wageningen University

To Explore the Potential of Nature to Improve the Quality of Life

Wageningen University

  • Netherlands largest research & education insititute
  • Top 100 ranks in Times Higher Education
  • Contribute to improve quality of Life by scientific research & innovation
  • Key Role in Dutch Food Technology
  • Strong International Orientation
  • 24% International students, 107 nationalities

Wageningen : City of Life Sciences

  • Centrally located, close to Amsterdam
  • Ideal for those who enjoy nature,Rotterdam, Den Haag (1hour)
  • Cultural & social life, running, hiking or cycling
  • The City is on ‘Bicycle Distance’
  • Beautiful rural setting with thriving

History

  • Domain oriented & international focus from the start (1918)
  • Combining science and application in agriculture (>1945)
  • Focus on Agriculture, Food and Environment (>1970)
  • Stimulating entrepreneurship (>1990)
  • Wageningen University and Research Centre (>1996)
  • Food Valley (2002)
  • ‘Flowers & Food’ key area of Dutch economy (2004)