Summer thesis captivity camp

26 July 2018 | Category: Student life

While everyone was looking forward to the end of the semester and the beginning of the seven-week summer holidays, I was awaiting it with horror. For me, the end of the semester did not mean summer holidays, but just keeping on working on my thesis – just with less people…

Did you actually say Amsterdam? – A little anecdote

13 February 2018 | Category: Student life

The distance between Cologne, my hometown and Berlin is approximately 573 km. That’s about 6 hours in the care, nerve wrecking 4 to 14 hours in a train of the Deutsche Bahn or if you’re lucky (and an affluent student), one hour in a plane. Imagine someone in cologne saying…

Wageningen’s Trip Advisor

18 July 2017 | Category: Student life

Did you know that Wageningen is surrounded by extraordinary nature and the biggest national park of the Netherlands? Have you ever seen small sailing boats passing enormous tanks at the Rijn? If you negate at least one of the questions, you have to tie your hiking shoes or make your…

A smooth transition from University to career

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20 June 2017 | Category: Education

This Monday, Wageningen University and Research gained one more student supporting platform: The Student Career Service. Only a couple of days after the opening, the Career Service organised their first big event – the Career Day for the Masters in Development Studies. How did this first event go and what…

Glossary: Studying at Wageningen University from A to Z

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10 June 2017 | Category: Education

Will you become a new student at Wageningen University and Research in summer and you have no clue what the e-mails you receive are all about? Or are you studying in Wageningen already for quite some time but you still do not know what a studievereniging is? Then, this glossary…

Wageningen; The teaching method

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19 January 2017 | Category: Education

In one of my last articles I stated five reasons why I would choose Wageningen for doing my Master again. One of the reasons I gave, is the teaching method. As promised, I now go into detail regarding WUR’s education in this article. So, gear yourself up for a little…

Meet WUR, your future Master Programme is just one click away!

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16 November 2016 | Category: Education

Imagine you can get first-hand impressions on your prospective Master programme, the campus of Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and student life in Wageningen. And imagine you can meet study advisors and students from your future University without travelling the globe to be there physically. Guess what! All this is possible during…