Wageningen University was founded in 1918 as the Agricultural College of Wageningen. The university was established to improve the quality of agriculture in the Netherlands. The college was initially only open to men, but began admitting women in 1922. In 1925, the college became part of the Dutch University system, and in 1986 it was renamed Wageningen University. Wageningen University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate programs typically last four years, and lead to a Bachelor of Science degree. The university also offers a two–year Master of Science program. Wageningen University has a strong focus on research. The university has eight research institutes that conduct research in the areas of agriculture, food, and the environment. The university’s research is internationally renowned, and the university is often ranked as one of the top research universities in the Netherlands.
Wageningen University & Research is the best University in the Netherlands and one of the leading international universities in the field of healthy food and living environment. The university offers 6 bachelor’s programmes, 30 master’s programmes and 3 online master’s. In these programmes, you will focus on current and future global issues that are of increasing importance to both industry and government.
Find out more about the university and studying in Wageningen at http://wur.eu/whywageningen