Wageningen University & Research

To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life

About Wageningen University

Wageningen University, part of Wageningen University & Research, is the only university in the Netherlands that specifically focuses on the theme ‘healthy food and living environment’. We do so by working closely together with governments and the business community.

Wageningen is one of the top-ranked universities in the world. According to influential university rankings, the university ranks world’s best in the field of Agriculture & Forestry. In the Keuzegids Universities 2021 the university ranked as the best university in the Netherlands for the seventeenth time in a row, according to her own students.

#1 Agricultural University

National Taiwan Ranking 2021

#2 in Environment & Ecology

National Taiwan Ranking 2021

#53 in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

#124 in the world

QS World University Rankings 2023

#1 in Agriculture & Forestry

QS World University Rankings 2022

#101-150 in the world

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021

#5 in Environmental Sciences

QS World University Rankings 2022

#1 in Agricultural Sciences

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021

Student Life

Student life in Wageningen

Studying at Wageningen University & Research means studying at a campus surrounded by beautiful nature. You can find excellent facilities on campus. For example, a sports centre, supermarket and several restaurants. But also the international and vibrant city offers plenty entertainment.

  • Wageningen, a small city surrounded by nature
  • Would you like to live here? Read more on student housing
  • Go to Sport Centre de Bongerd for any sport you can think of!
  • Wageningen has 10 different traditional student associations
  • The campus is chosen as most sustainable university

Contact Us


6708 PB Wageningen, Belanda

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