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 Circular Fashion: Design, Science and Value in a Sustainable Clothing Industry
Unravel the fundamentals of the circular fashion value chain, from new compostable, re- or upcirculed textile materials and design all the way to business modelling.
MOOC Climate Action in Biodiverse Landscapes
Learn to mobilize collaboration among landscape actors to enhance biodiversity by applying nature-based climate solutions as we adapt to and mitigate climate change.
MOOC Co-Creating Sustainable Cities
Learn how citizen's co-creation is key to making cities more sustainable by understanding the interplay between technology, policy and people’s daily lives.
MOOC Drainage in Agriculture: controlling water and salt levels in the soil
Be prepared for the effects of climate change by learning how to design and implement effective agri-drainage systems to create optimal soil for growing conditions.
MOOC Drones for Agriculture: Prepare and Design Your Drone (UAV) Mission
Learn how to execute a flight mission (from image acquisition to data visualization) with a drone and how to process the collected data for your own applications.
MOOC Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition to biobased resources and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Environmental Gamechanger – Lead the Way to Sustainable Development
Do you wish to have a real impact on global challenges? Join gamechangers around the world in creating that sustainable environment, right where you are.
MOOC Evaluating Animal Breeding Programmes
Learn how to evaluate an ongoing breeding programme in terms of both genetic progress and diversity and how to apply that to a farm.
MOOC Food and Nutrition Security in Urbanizing Landscapes
See your urbanizing landscape from a spatial and integrated food systems perspective. Identify counterparts to collaborate with. Break the rural-urban divide!
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Business and Economics Perspective
Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and how to market and sell those products in a profitable business model.
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.