Making friends in a new city

1 March 2023 | Category: Student life

Our student Ditro tells us about his experiences making new friends in Wageningen. For him, the Annual Introduction Days (AID) were a fun way to learn about student associations and meet fellow students from different cultures.  His advice is to allow yourself to hear the stories people want to tell…

Structure of education at Wageningen University & Research

17 August 2022 | Category: Education

New students often ask how the academic year at Wageningen University & Research is organised. The education system at the university mostly differs from what they’re used to in their home country. In Wageningen, there are 6 periods in an academic year. This might sound like a lot but it’s…

Video student experiences: 3 housing tips from Alberto

30 June 2022 | Category: Housing

Are you worried about how to find housing in Wageningen? In the video below international student, Alberto has some useful tips for you. For example, don’t worry too much! It looks like a hassle at first but things will work out. Wageningen is even named Netherland’s best city for student…

Humans of WUR: Stefanus from Indonesia

4 May 2022 | Category: Master's Student, Student life

“In the future, I would like to become an entrepreneur in the food sector in my homeland. I’m preparing for this at WUR by learning the necessary technological knowledge in my studies and gathering the leadership skills that I need by being a member of the student council at WUR.”…

Tips to help you navigate the campus with video

13 April 2022 | Category: Student life

Our beautiful green campus is over 70.000m2 so we can imagine that sometimes it is tricky to navigate it, especially if this is your first year. Student Samuel tells us some very useful tips to find your classrooms and get to know the main education buildings Forum, Orion and Aurora….

How will the academic year 2021/2022 look like at Wageningen University?


The academic year is almost coming to an end. Another year living, working and studying during a worldwide pandemic. It has been a challenging year for everyone, but luckily a lot of students were able to continue their studies online. We can imagine you are wondering how the academic year…

MSc Student Kateryna about housing & groupwork

10 June 2021 | Category: Master's Student, Student life

How do our international students experience studying in Wageningen? Kateryna shares her experience with Dutch people, Wageningen city and the level of education. Could you describe briefly introduce yourself? “My name is Kateryna and I’m 23 years old. I was born in Ukraine (Lviv), but at age nine I moved…

What is the acceptance rate at Wageningen University?

12 May 2021 | Category: Application

International students often ask what is the acceptance rate at Wageningen University. In the Netherlands this is not a common thing nor does it say anything about your chances to get accepted or the quality of education. You just have to meet the requirements to get accepted. How does this…

Meet our chat team

14 April 2021 | Category: Bachelor's student, Master's Student, Student life

Since our students are our best ambassadors you can now chat with them through our website. If you have questions about studying in Wageningen or a specific programme you can ask our chat team. They are happy to help you. Meet a few of our buddies here or contact them…