Founded in 2016, Wageningen University and Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and Wageningen Research Foundation. It has its branches in the Netherlands as well as other parts of the world.
The domain of the foundation has 3 cores areas: Food and Food Production, Living Environment and Health, Lifestyle and Livelihood. It has been ranked #1 in Agriculture and Forestry by QS World University rankings, 2018-19. The university and research foundation has also been ranked #1 by the Shanghai rankings of world universities in Food Science and Technology, 2018.
|Admission Portal for International Applicants||Studielink|
|Dutch proficiency tests||Required|
|Intake Seasons||July /October|
|Financial Aid||Funding, scholarships|
|English Language Test Scores||IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge Certificate for Advanced English|
The following deadlines must be kept in mind before submitting applications at Wageningen University and Research, for admissions:
|Bachelor Programs||October 1|
|Master’s Programs||July 1 August 31|
The general requirements and admissions process for international applicants is as follows:
|Test||Minimum Score Required|
|Cambridge Certificate for Advanced English||Grade C|
The university offers undergraduate programs in various domains and disciplines like Healthy Food, Agriculture and Living Environment. Students can choose a suitable program and apply for admissions.
Where to apply: Studielink
Application fee: N/A
The Dutch language requirements apply to all Dutch taught bachelor's programmes, for students with a non-Dutch prior education. Wageningen University accepts the following test scores and diploma as valid proof for Dutch language ability:
There are a lot of options to choose from at Wageningen University and Research. The programs are available in various disciplines like Biology, Agroecology, Animal Sciences, Geo-Information Science and others. The application requirements for international applicants are:
Where to Apply: Official University website
Application Fee: none
Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:
Some of the popular courses and their specific admission requirements are as follows:
|M.Sc. Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management||May 1||B.Sc. degree in a relevant field GPA of at least 70% of the total marks in B.Sc. Fluency in written and spoken English|
|M.Sc. Food Quality Management||May 1||Technical degree-Btech, BArch, BEng, B.Sc. etc Degree Classification or 10 points scale-at least 80% or 8.0/10 English proficiency|
|M.Sc. International Development Studies||May 1||B.Sc. degree in a relevant field like Economics and Social Sciences GPA of at least 70% of the total marks in B.Sc. Fluency in written and spoken English|
|M.Sc. Plant Biotechnology||October 1||B.Sc. degree in a relevant field GPA of at least 70% of the total marks in B.Sc. Fluency in written and spoken English|
|M.Sc. Biotechnology||October 1||B.Sc. degree in a relevant field GPA of at least 70% of the total marks in B.Sc. Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL-80 with 20 in each section|
Admissions at Wageningen University and Research are highly competitive and some program may as well require Dutch proficiency. Students with higher GPA are given preferences. Students can also enrol into a pre-masters program if not selected for the chosen masters program. The university also offers online courses and is famous for its research programs.