University Education


Wageningen University & Research Centre

Wageningen University & Research Centre
Costerweg 50 6701 BH Wageningen
Tel:0317 - 477 477
Fax:0317 - 484 884

Mail adress:
Post Box 9101
6700 HB Wageningen

Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen UR for short) is a leading international knowledge institute in the fields of nutrition and health, sustainable agricultural systems, environmental quality and processes of social change. Wageningen UR's path-breaking research and innovative education form a vital contribution to the quality of life.

Wageningen UR is known for its critical, enterprising and internationally oriented researchers and students. They are capable of bringing together knowledge from a wide variety of disciplines in order to develop a comprehensive view of public issues and to understand the implications of these for human life, animal life, plant life and the environment.

Their knowledge institute consists of Wageningen University, (applied) research institutes, and a training and advisory centre. In January 2004, the Van Hall Larenstein polytechnic became part of Wageningen UR. Wageningen UR has 7,400 employees and over 8,500 students. The research institutes carry out strategic, applied and practical research for businesses, governments and stakeholder groups. The university’s strength lies in its fundamental and strategic research. It also produces graduates that are employable in a broad range of fields.

The research institutes and university work together closely in five areas of expertise: Agrotechnology & Food, Animal, Environmental, Plant and Social Sciences. Current important research themes include food safety and the green environment.

Students from all over the world study in this university and the university has representatives in several countries to recruit self-paying students. The representatives are not allowed to to accept any fees or other money from potential students are not empowered to enrol students, but rather to provide information and to facilitate any application for a place at Wageningen University. The final admission is always made by the admission officer and the admission committees.

The Indian representatives are:

Mr. Shital Dixit
Plant Research International
Wageningen University & Reseach Centre
Droevendaalsesteeg 1
6708 PB Wageningen
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 317 477115
Fax: +31 317 418094

Ms.Meenakshi Kaul
E-54, DOA Flats, Saket
New Delhi - 110017
Mobile: 0091.9818134400