Rankings

Wageningen University & Research is one of the top-ranked universities in the world. According to influential university rankings, the university ranks world’s best in the field of Agriculture & Forestry. In 2015 Wageningen was ranked as the best university in the Netherlands for the eleventh time in a row, according to her own students.

National Taiwan Ranking

#1 Agricultural University

National Taiwan Ranking 16-17

The National Taiwan Ranking compares over 300 universities on three different criteria for scientific paper performance; research productivity, research impact and research excellence. According to NTU Wageningen is the number 1 Agricultural University for the fourth year in a row and is #146 in the general ranking.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

#65 in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 16-17

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, citations, international perspective and industry income.

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#119 in the world

QS World University Rankings 16-17

The QS World University Rankings were first compiled in 2004, evaluating 700 universities in the world and ranking the top 400. They are compiled using six criteria – academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, and international faculty and student ratios. Wageningen University is worldwide on the 119th position, raising 16 places this year.


QS World University Rankings

#1 in Agriculture & Forestry

QS World University Rankings 16-17

Wageningen also ranks as #1 in the world in the field of Agriculture and Forestry.

QS World University Rankings

#4 in Environmental Sciences

QS World University Rankings 16-17

Wageningen has also been highly ranked for Environmental Sciences. The most recent ranking notes the University as #4 in the world in this field.

Academic Ranking of World Universities

#101-150 in the world

[5-7 in the Netherlands]
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

Also known as the Shanghai Ranking. From a selection of 1,200 universities, the best 500 are determined by 6 indicators. These indicators are: alumni winning prizes, staff winning prizes, highly cited researchers, number of papers, publications in journals and per capita academic performance. Wageningen University & Research is ranked as one of the best 150 universities in the world and #29 in the field of Life & Agriculture Sciences.

Keuzegids Universities

#1 in the Netherlands

Keuzegids Universities 2017 (in Dutch)

The Keuzegids ranking compares Dutch universities. In 2016 Wageningen University & Research is ranked as the best University in the Netherlands for the twelfth time in a row. The best Bachelor programmes are Plant Sciences and International Land and Water Management, scoring 96 and 90 points respectively.