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
19 activities scheduled
Summer School Biobased Materials for Future-Proof Textiles
Did you know that 2/3rds of the total production in the textile industry is fossil-based? And that the CO2 emissions of synthetic clothing production are six times higher than thos...
Summer School Food for Mars and Moon
Can we grow food on Mars and Moon? We combine online lectures on space farming with an experiment with Mars soil stimulants at different locations around the world to test the effe...
Summer School Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food
Expand your knowledge and learn about new technologies and innovations in the agricultural and food domain during this summer school.
Course Novel Sensing Technologies
Obtain knowledge of the latest non-destructive sensing technologies to analyse fresh horticultural products and gain insight in their properties for quality management in fresh sup...
Capstone Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Use this Capstone project to integrate the technological processes with the business and operations aspects to develop a sustainable biobased practice.
Capstone Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Use this Capstone project to design a sustainable biobased process from biomass to finished product and help your company switch from fossil to renewable resources.
Capstone Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Interdisciplinarity is central in this part, linking the various sections in this MicroMasters® programme.
Course Introduction to On Site Analysis
This course is an introduction to on site analysis and aims to inspire you to explore how this type of analysis could change the landscape of analytical chemistry in the coming dec...
MicroMasters Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Learn more about the business and operations of a circular economy and gain the skills to make the switch to biobased resources.
MicroMasters Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Earn a MicroMasters® programme credential and help drive the transition from fossil resources to renewable ones and engineer a biobased future.
MicroMasters Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Learn more about the economics and policies of a circular economy and gain the skills to make the switch to biobased resources.
MOOC Biorefinery: From Biomass to Building Blocks of Biobased Products
Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks such as plants, organisms and waste streams.
MOOC Business Strategy and Operations in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing the the strategic and operational challenges facing a company in the biobased economy and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Catalytic Conversions for Biobased Chemicals and Products
Design new (bio)catalytic conversion routes that allow you to use biobased feedstocks to their highest potential as building blocks for chemicals, materials and fuels.
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 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 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 The Science of Beer
Are you interested in more than just the taste of beer? Discover what's in your beer, how is it made and marketed and the effect it has on your body and health.