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
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Milking to Potential
Learn how to design and implement dairy development strategies in emerging economies.
Rural Entrepreneurship Africa
Develop the skills and competences to break current deadlocks within agri-food value chains.
Farmer Agency for Rural Economies [French]
Join the course and take home many practical tools and approaches for promoting farmer entrepreneurship and strengthening farmers’ organizations.
Horticulture Sector Development for Emerging Markets
This course covers the complete horticulture value chain, including fruit, vegetable and ornamental subsectors, and both greenhouse as well as open field production.
Water Stewardship for Climate Resilience
Have a greater understanding of the essence of integrated water resources management and water stewardship and improve your lobby and advocacy skills during this course.
Making Agriculture Work for Food and Nutrition Security
This course explores the nutrition-sensitivity of agricultural policies and programmes and focuses on which agricultural pathways lead to food and nutrition security.
WIAS Introduction course on personal effectiveness for your PhD (1.2 ECTS)
1. You may cancel free of charge up to four weeks before the start of the course. 2. If you cancel after four weeks of the start of the course you will be charged with the full fee...
Course Didactics for continuing education
Universities, in addition to education for initial students, also have Continuing Education as their task. Education for (external) professionals requires a certain design and supe...
Master's Course Product and Process Design – Idea generation and selection of a product concept (PPD-DL II)
In this online master’s course learn to apply creative thinking to design, select and appraise new product concepts, based on company and competitor environment.
WGS Ethics and Animal Sciences (0.8 ECTS)
As a future scientist in the life sciences, it is important that PhD students have an insight into the debates around the relationship between human beings, animals, and nature, to...
Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change
Explore how vulnerabilities and exposure to natural hazards can be reduced to build resilient communities during this course.
Course The Proteins of the Future
Join the course on Future Food at Wageningen Academy and gain insights into proteins and their role in the shift to sustainable food systems. Become equipped to identify the most ...
Master's course Plant Breeding - Plant Breeding and Selection: basic principles and methods
A comprehensive understanding of plant breeding principles and practices is crucial for professionals working in this field. This course offers valuable learning opportunities that...
Master's Course Advanced Food Physics - Rheology and Fracture of Soft Solids
In this online master’s course we will study the rheological properties of soft solid materials and how these are related to their microstructure.
Master's Course Food Structuring - Structuring by Temperature, Designing Edible Barriers
In this online master's course learn how to structure foods by studying the physics of heating and cooling and the chemical potentials in multiphase products.
Farmer Agency: a Practical Approach for Farmer-Inclusive Food System Transformation
This course provides you practical facilitation tools and options for action to make agriculture and food systems more farmer-inclusive. Join the course.
Master's course Plant Breeding - Germplasm and Seed Technology
Join this academic-level online course for working professionals in the plant breeding sector, providing you with an in-depth understanding of various key aspects of the field. The...
Feeding Cities: Improving Food Systems in Urban Areas
Gain insight in the latest concepts, tools and approaches for food system analysis and urban food policy and planning during this course.
Lost Harvest and Wasted Food
In this course you will look at ways to minimise losses, reduce food waste and explore alternative uses. Ultimately this should contribute to food security.
Master's Course Enzymology for Food and Biorefinery - Carbohydrases & Kinetics
In this online master's course learn about about enzymatic processes - carbohydrases and the kinetics of these enzymes - for food production or biorefinery.