MOOCs - Free Online Courses

Join a free MOOC on food production, animal behaviour, nutrition and health, urban development, landscaping, tourism or biobased sciences. You can access the MOOC from all over the world. You study in your own time, whenever you want. You learn from the best; all MOOCs are developed by top professors from Wageningen University & Research and are based on the latest scientific research.

You can follow a MOOC seperately or subscribe to a Programme or MicroMasters.

Populair online courses


Do you want to dive deep into a subject and earn a MicroMasters online? We offer you the MicroMasters Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability and the MicroMasters Business and Economics for a Circular Economy. By completing all MOOCs of the programme with a verified certificate you earn a MicroMasters credential. You can use the MicroMasters credential (that equals 15 or 18 ECTS) for the on-campus Master of Science Biobased Sciences.

XSeries programmes

XSeries programmes provide a deep understanding of exciting and in-demand fields. Earn a professional certificate of achievement signed by Wageningen University & Research by completing one of the Xseries. You can find out more about the XSeries programme: Food Security and Sustainability.

Professional Certificate Programmes

Professional Certificate programmes are series of courses designed to build and enhance critical professional skills needed to succeed in today's most in-demand fields. Find the programme that meets your specific needs. Stand out and succeed at work. You can register for the following Programmes:

All Wageningen University & Research MOOCs: