Rankings

Wageningen 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 2016 the university was ranked as the best university in the Netherlands for the twelfth 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.

National Taiwan Ranking Environment Ecology

#2 in Environment & Ecology

National Taiwan Ranking 16-17

According to the National Taiwan Ranking Wageningen is the number 2 university in the field of Environment & Ecology.

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.


QS Ranking

#124 in the world

QS World University Rankings 2018

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. The university is worldwide on the 124th position.

QS World University Rankings

#1 in Agriculture & Forestry

QS World University Rankings 2017

Wageningen ranks as #1 in the world in the field of Agriculture and Forestry, according to QS World University Rankings.

QS World University Rankings

#6 in Environmental Sciences

QS World University Rankings 2017

Wageningen has also been highly ranked for Environmental Sciences. The most recent ranking notes the University as #6 in the world in this field.

Academic Ranking of World Universities

#101-150 in the world

[4-8 in the Netherlands]
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016

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 is ranked as one of the best 150 universities in the world and #36 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 the university 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.