Wageningen University and Research Center
World University Rankings 2014-15
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.