Education for Professionals

Wageningen University and Research welcomes learners from around the world. We are dedicated to delivering outstanding continuing education within the knowledge domain of ‘healthy food and living environment’. With innovative programmes, from MBAs to online courses, our professors translate their cutting edge research into actionable knowledge and skills. Realise your continuous professional development and personal goals. Join us and ‘explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’.

Various colleagues had expressed their awe for WUR’s outstanding research, which lead me to enrol in an online Masters course. And still the content of the course exceeded my expectations. I use what I’ve learned on a daily basis.
Sandrine Pagnard - Regulatory Project Manager at MicroPhyt

Continuing Professional Development 

To commit to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) means to consistently keep your competences up to date. By expanding your knowledge base, skillset and experience you build on your qualifications and training. Discover the academic and professional programmes Wageningen University and Research has to offer and take the next step in your career.

Lifelong learning

To help you in your lifelong, self-motivated pursuit of knowledge, we are dedicated to delivering versatile adult education. Our courses combine practical knowledge with the latest theoretical insights. The more you learn, the more you increase your ability to be creative, adaptive and responsive to the dynamics of a rapidly changing world. Find out which theme awaits your discovery.

Find the programme that meets your needs

Combining life and career obligations with education can be challenging. That is why we offer various types of educational programmes. These range from on-site summer school curricula and events, to a blended executive MBA. And of course we offer remote learning, from a four-year online Masters programme to a short professional certificate programme. 

This variety in formats and methods allows you to pick a programme that fits your schedule. Prioritise your development, regardless of your current phase of life. 

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    Get inspired 

    Experience the impact of great leaders, what they learned, how they managed and what they envision for our future. Get inspired, grow your network and find your passion.
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    Multidisciplinary expertise 

    Complex questions arise at industry level, within governments and society at large. Acquire both the theoretical and field-based expertise required to develop smart solutions and future innovations.
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    Strategic leadership 

    Gain the inter-personal skills, systems understanding and organisational awareness, vital for effective leadership. 

Discover the transformative role our education can play in your life

Allow us to support you, throughout your career and beyond, in your pursuit of the best version of yourself. Whether you are curious about a new theme, are out to acquire specific expertise or grow your leadership skills. 

To design applicable solutions for the major challenges our world is facing
Wageningen University & Research’s ultimate ambition