How to Prepare for English Exams (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)

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When you decide to do a master’s or bachelor’s programme in another country, one of the first things that you have to check is the language requirement(s). At Wageningen University & Research (WUR), all Master’s programmes and 7 Bachelor’s programmes are taught entirely in English. Therefore, the university requires potential…

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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…

Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2022

11 May 2022 | Category: Education

You might be familiar with university rankings that focus on the university as a whole or within a subject like agriculture. But Times Higher Education also has an impact ranking in which they rank universities on their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Wageningen University SDGs Wageningen University &…

Study delay: experiences of our students

2 March 2022 | Category: Education, Student life

As a current or prospective student, receiving your hard-earned diploma within the stipulated study time could be a strong wish. Nonetheless, things sometimes do not go according to plan, resulting in study delays. While study delays can be daunting, the experiences of four WUR students re-echo that ‘there is light…

Transition from your BSc to a MSc programme

Have you wondered if it is possible to continue directly with a master’s programme right after finishing your bachelor’s at WUR? In this blog, we will share some information about transitioning from undergraduate to postgraduate studies at WUR. You have finished your bachelor’s studies so now you have your options…

Earning credits (ECTS) at Wageningen University & Research

15 December 2021 | Category: Education

Earning credits or study points are an important aspect of your studies. You might be used to only getting grades, but at university, you have to earn credits. With these credits, you can finish a course and eventually earn your degree. What credits are and how it works we will…

New on campus: Aurora

30 September 2021 | Category: Education, Student life

There’s a new kid in town. The newest education building Aurora is finished. The building is already being used by our new students since the beginning of this month but will celebrate its official opening on 30 September. Unique about Aurora is the daylight in all areas of use and…

Wageningen University rankings explained

22 July 2021 | Category: Education

Are you looking for a top-ranked university? Or are wondering what university rankings actually are? We’ve got you covered! In this blog, I will explain our Wageningen University rankings and how the ranking lists are compiled. They can help you in your search for a suitable university. What is a…

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

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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…

Did you already discover our YouTube channel?

If you are reading this blog, then either you are checking if WUR is the right university for you or you are a new international student at WUR finding its way. Yes, you are right! This is the right platform to get a more informal students’ perspective about the student…

Studying in Wageningen in times of Covid-19

7 April 2021 | Category: Education, Student life

Hello everybody! My name is Alejandra and I am an International Student from Bogotá, Colombia. Right now, I am doing my Master’s in Nutrition and Health. I started my Master’s in August 2020 and although I was able to take my two first periods on campus, at the moment I…

Cost of Living

9 March 2021 | Category: Education, Housing, Student life

Updated on: 8 March 2021 For many international students, the cost of studying is a big concern. It is wise to plan ahead and make a financial plan for your stay in Wageningen. This article helps get you started.   How much does a banana cost? Maybe not the first…