Wageningen University is one of the world’s best institutions of higher education and research centres in the areas of plant, animal, environmental, agrotechnological, food, and social sciences. Founded in 1918, the university’s mission is to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. Specifically, they are hoping to develop and disseminate the scientific knowledge needed to sustainably supply society’s demand for sufficient, healthy food and a good environment for humans, animals and plants.
"All programmes in Wageningen University are based on their three main areas of focus which are food and food production, living environment and health, lifestyle, and livelihood. While most of their bachelor’s programmes are taught in Dutch, all of their master’s programmes are taught in English. All master’s programmes are full time, however it is also possible to follow one of the two part-time online master specialisations through the university’s Virual Learning Environment. Other than bachelor’s and master’s programmes, the university offers post-graduate programmes as well. The institution’s ability to join forces of specialized research institutes and the university itself and the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences results in scientific breakthrough that can immediately be put into practice and be included into education. They do fundamental research all over the world so that they do not just develop top-quality expertise, but they also help translate their knowledge into practice worldwide. Therefore, in terms of education quality, students are guaranteed with premium quality education and an international quality benchmark on their CV when applying for jobs. This is supported by the fact that the students of Wageningen University has no problems in finding internship or even challenging work and career opportunities around the world. "