International prior education
On this page you will find information on admission to a Bachelor’s programme at Wageningen University with a non-Dutch diploma.
If you want to know if you can be admitted, we advise you to apply via Studielink as soon as possible and before the application deadline. In case you can be admitted, we will inform you about the additional requirements you have to meet. More information on the application process can be found on this website.
Entry level requirements
For admission into one of the bachelor’s programmes at Wageningen University, the level of your secondary school diploma should at least be equal to the Dutch pre-university VWO level. If you click on the button below, a list with the most common secondary school diploma’s and requirements will open. If your diploma is not on that list, we still encourage you to apply so that we can assess your credentials.
Besides the entry level requirements also subject requirements are applicable. We require you to have studied specific subjects that are relevant to the bachelor’s programme of your choice. Below you will find an overview of the required subjects for each English taught bachelor’s programme.
|Bachelor's programmes||Mandatory subjects|
|Animal Sciences||Mathematics + Chemistry + Biology|
|Environmental Sciences||Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry|
|Food Technology||Mathematics + Chemistry + Biology or Physics|
|International Land and Water Management||Mathematics + Physics|
|Marine Sciences||Mathematics + Chemistry + Biology|
|Soil, Water, Atmosphere||Mathematics + Physics + Chemistry|
It depends on your secondary school diploma whether the mandatory subjects are required to be taken on a specific level or as an additional exam. In your personal result letter we will inform you whether you meet the subject requirements or if you have to pass an additional pre-university (VWO) exams in order to meet our subject requirements.
For the English taught bachelor’s programmes, you have to meet the English language requirements. For the Dutch taught bachelor’s programmes you have to meet both the English and Dutch language requirements.
All the information regarding our language requirements can be found on this website.