Wageningen University & Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research foundation.
'To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life'.
That is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. Over 7,200 employees, 13,200 students and over 150.000 participants to WUR's Life Long Learning from more than hundred countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.
The strength of Wageningen University & Research lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and the university. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach. Collaboration with other parties such as government, business and NGOs is indispensable. This is in line with the Finding Answers Together ambition.
The scientific quality of Wageningen University & Research is affirmed by the prominent position we occupy in international rankings and citation indexes.
The domain of Wageningen University & Research consists of three related core areas:
- Food and food production
- Living environment
- Health, lifestyle and livelihood
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