Wageningen University and Research Centre in Germany
Wageningen University and Research (also known as Wageningen UR; abbreviation: WUR) is a public university of the Netherlands in Wageningen, Netherlands. It consists of Wageningen University and the Agricultural Research Institute old (Landbouwkundig Dienst Onderzoek (DLO)) of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture. Wageningen UR specialist training (BSc, MSc and PhD) in the life and social sciences and research focus on issues of science, society and commerce in the field of life sciences and natural resources nature. In the field of life sciences, agricultural sciences and the environment, universities are considered world-class. According to the World University ranking Times Higher Education it is the best university in the Netherlands and the No. 1 worldwide, in agriculture and forestry for 2016 on the QS World University rankings Rankings
Wageningen University offers graduate and professional degrees, including a doctorate. The university has about 10,000 students from over 100 countries. Its core focus is the life and agricultural sciences. It is a member of Euroleague Life Sciences (ELL) university network.
Wageningen University is the first Dutch University or school that has been allowed to use the ECTS label. This label is awarded by the European Commission and ensure the quality of the research program. Another important issue is that the university applied by the European Credit Transfer System; This promotes the mobility of European students and prevent school delay. The label is a recognition of the international character of the University. In Europe the 56 applications in 2005, only 3 ECTS label was awarded.
Wageningen University offers 20 BSc programmes (2014-2015). The language of instruction is partly Dutch, partly English. For some BSc programmes the language of instruction is English. The programmes start each year in September, they last three years and consist of 180 ECTS credits. The programmes are in the field of economy & society, health, life sciences & technology, nature & environment, animals & plants.
+Business and Consumer studies
+Economics and Policy
+Forest and Nature conservation
+Health and Society
+International development studies
+International Land and Water management
+Landscape architecture and Spatial planning
+Molecular life sciences
+Nutrition and Health
+Soil, Water and Atmosphere
+Tourism (In collaboration with the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences)
The 20th BSC program consists of an introduction year into Life Sciences after which you enrol into the second year of one of seven bachelor programs. These bachelor programmes are Agro Technology, Biology, Biotechnology, Animal Sciences, Food Technology, Molecular Life Sciences and Plant Sciences.