To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’. That is the mission of Wageningen UR (University & Research centre). A staff of over 6,500 and more than 10,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.
The strength of Wageningen UR lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes, Wageningen University and Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach.
The domain of Wageningen UR consists of three related core areas:
- Food and food production
- Living environment
- Health, lifestyle and livelihood
At Wageningen UR (University & Research centre), you work together with people from all over the world. We enjoy an excellent reputation internationally when it comes to conducting research and providing education. Wageningen UR is listed within the top 6 of the important citation indexes within its domain.