Wageningen University and Research Center

WORLD RANK

2012-13
70

Wageningen, Netherlands

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    63.2
  • Teaching
    54.9
  • International outlook
    79.2
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    53.7
  • Citations
    73.8

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.