top General Information


Street:Postbus 9101


Post Code:6700 HB


Other Sites

Also branch in Leeuwarden and Breda

Institution Funding



Founded 1876 as National Agricultural College, granted university status 1918. Wageningen UR is a collaboration between Wageningen University, Van Hall Larenstein School of Higher Professional Education and the specialised institute (DLO) from the Dutch Ministry of Agruculture

Academic Year

September to July (September-October; October-December; January-February; March-April; May-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate in appropriate subjects (diploma VWO) or equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Louise O. Fresco

Job title:President of the Executive Board

top Divisions

Department/Division : Agro-technology and Food Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Production Engineering, Safety Engineering, Toxicology

Department/Division : Animal Sciences

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Cell Biology, Epidemiology, Fishery, Genetics, Immunology, Nutrition, Physiology, Production Engineering, Veterinary Science, Zoology

Department/Division : Environmental Sciences

Fields of study:Ecology, Environmental Studies, Forest Management, Geology, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Sciences, Irrigation, Landscape Architecture, Meteorology, Natural Resources, Soil Management, Soil Science, Surveying and Mapping, Water Management, Water Science

Department/Division : Plant Sciences

Fields of study:Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Crop Production, Ecology, Entomology, Genetics, Horticulture, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Plant Pathology, Production Engineering, Statistics, Virology

Department/Division : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Business and Commerce, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Government, History, Household Management, Information Technology, Law, Management, Marketing, Natural Resources, Philosophy, Rural Planning, Rural Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Technology, Transport Management

Institute : Agro-technology and Food Innovations

Fields of study:Agronomy

Institute : Animal Disease Control

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry

More details:CIDC-Lelystad (Central)

Institute : Food Safety

Fields of study:Food Science, Safety Engineering

More details:RIKILT

Institute : International Agricultural Centre

Fields of study:Agriculture

More details:IAC

Institute : Plant Research

Fields of study:Plant and Crop Protection

More details:International

Research Division : Agricultural Economics

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics

More details:LEI

Research Division : Green World

Fields of study:Ecology

More details:ALTERRA

School : Business

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce

More details:Wageningen

top Degrees

WO Bachelor (BA/BSc)

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Soil Science, Tourism, Water Management

WO Master (MA/MSc)

Fields of study:Agriculture, Agronomy, Architecture and Planning, Biology, Biotechnology, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Leisure Studies, Natural Sciences, Tourism, Water Science

Doctor's Graad

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Genetics

top Academic Periodicals


Wageningen Economic Studies

Wageningen Social Studies

Wageningen University Papers

Updated on 18-06-2020