Wageningen University and Research Center

WORLD RANK

2011-12
75

Wageningen, Netherlands

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    57.4
  • Teaching
    50.1
  • International outlook
    75.9
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    47.6
  • Citations
    66.3

Famous graduates of this institution include Katja Staartjes, the first Dutchwoman to climb Mount Everest, and Heineken CEO Karel Vuursteen. On staff are close to 200 full-time professors teaching around 9,600 students, of whom one-quarter are postgraduates. Its 31 MSc programmes include food technology and meteorology and air quality. Alterra for a Green World is one of its 10 research institutes.