Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading and highly ranked international universities in the field of agriculture, forestry, environment, ecology, social sciences and food sciences.
The scientific quality of Wageningen University & Research is affirmed by the prominent position we occupy in international rankings and citation indexes, such as the 59th position in Timers Higher Education Ranking, #1 Agricultural University [NTU, 19] and WUR has been chosen as the best university in the Netherlands for the 15th time in a row by her own students.
Would you like to study at the best university in one of these fields? Discover the wide range of bachelor’s and master’s programmes which Wageningen University & Research offers.
Wageningen University & Research belongs to the top 100 universities in the world and the top 20 universities in Europe.
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|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2020||151||57|
The average tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA are 2,100 EUR per year.
The average tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA are 17,600 EUR per year, ranging from 10,300 EUR to 18,700 EUR.
Tuition fees may vary for each study programme.
To start your studies at Wageningen in September, you usually need to apply by
For some Master's programmes, Wageningen also offers a February intake with deadlines on 1 December (EU/EEA/Switzerland) and 1 October (all other international students), respectively.
When you apply to Wageningen University & Research, you will need to prove your English proficiency.
Notable alumni of Wageningen University & Research include Karel Vuursteen (former CEO of Heineken), Willie Smits (forester and animal-rights activist), Jeroen Dijsselbloem (former Dutch Minister of Finance and former President of the Eurogroup), and Han de Groot (CEO of the Rainforest Alliance and Executive Director of Utz).