To tackle the major global challenges our society is facing, Wageningen University & Research educates professionals around the world by offering high quality knowledge on healthy food and the living environment. WUR focuses on ‘lifelong learning’ educational ecosystems, ranging from MBAs and postgraduate study programmes to summer schools, online courses and MOOCs.
Working closely with the greenest and most sustainable university in the world, we will bring Knowledge in Action by designing customised training programmes. Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has abundant expertise, technology, facilities and ideas.
All Courses and Programmes
45 activities scheduled
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Chemistry Perspective
Discover how use of microorganisms and catalysts instead of fossil resources can create biobased products for the production of food, chemicals and energy-carriers.
MOOC Genetic Models for Animal Breeding
Understand the genetic and statistic principles that enable responsible animal breeding and learn to set up a breeding programme and predict breeding value.
MOOC Introduction to Animal Behaviour
Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially.
MOOC Landscape Finance: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes
Learn to navigate the web of landscape finance, across public, private and banking stakeholders, and develop cutting-edge business cases for sustainable landscapes.
MOOC Landscape Governance: Collaborating Across Sectors and Scales
Get the knowledge and skills to design and implement effective landscape governance that harnesses the power of place to mobilise and unite stakeholders.
MOOC Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes
Learn how to take the lead in mobilising resources, resolve conflicts and facilitate stakeholders to achieve sustainable, innovative change in your landscape.
MOOC Nutrition and Disease: Nutrition and Cancer
Discover the latest insights on the role of diet, nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention, occurrence and progression of cancer in the course Nutrition and Cancer.
MOOC Nutrition and Disease: Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes
Discover the latest insights on the importance of nutrition and lifestyle in the development and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.
MOOC Nutrition and Health: Food Safety
Learn about bacteria, pesticides and health hazards present in food and gain the tools to assess and quantify the dangers they can present.
MOOC Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome
Improved gut function can avoid disorders like IBS, obesity and diabetes. Learn how to impact your health by balancing out your microbiome and nutritional intake.
MOOC Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition
Part of the Professional Certificate Pogramme Nutrition and Health this course sheds light on macronutrients and overnutrition and how they impact human health.
MOOC Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition
Part of the Professional Certificate Pogramme: Nutrition and Health, this online course teaches about malnutrition and micronutrients and how they impact human health.
MOOC Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
Learn about exercise physiology and sport nutrition science and whether certain nutritional strategies can be relevant for athletic performance and muscle growth.
MOOC Plant Based Diets: Food for a Sustainable Future
Discover the effect of Plant Based Diets on climate change, infectious diseases and chronic illnesses and the impact you can have, by ‘going (more) plant based’.
MOOC Soil4Life: Sustainable Soil Management
Soil is the earth’s fragile skin that anchors all life. We depend on soil to build our homes and cities, to grow crops for food and raise livestock, to support transportation and e...
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production
How to feed the world without depleting our planet’s reserves? As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security learn about the availability pillar of production.
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: Food Access
As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security explore which key actors, at household, local, and (inter)national levels, negotiate and decide on access to food.
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking
As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security, learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.
MOOC Sustainable Tourism: Rethinking the future
Engage in interdisciplinary debates to explore and co-create future responsible travel and tourism initiatives in your personal/professional context. Join us!
MOOC Sustainable Tourism: Society & Environmental Aspects
An all-round introduction to the industry, understand the scope next to the social and environmental impact of tourism and help drive its sustainability!