Wageningen University and Research Centre, as an internationally leading education and research organisation, contributes significantly to the quality of life. Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen UR) provides education and generates knowledge in the field of life sciences and natural resources. Wageningen UR aims to make a real contribution to our quality of life. To us, quality of life means both an adequate supply of safe and healthy food and drink, on the one hand, and the chance to live, work and play in a balanced ecosystem with a large variety of plants and animals.

Company details

Droevendaalsesteeg 4, Building nr. 104 , Wageningen , 6708 PB Netherlands

Locations Served

Business Type:
University
Industry Type:
Agriculture - Agriculture Science and Research
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1918
Employees:
Over 1000

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 6,500 and 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.

Mission and strategy

To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life.’ That is the mission of Wageningen UR (University & Research centre). Within the domain of ‘healthy food and living environment’, Wageningen UR works around the globe conducting research for government agencies and the business community.

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.