About Wageningen School of Social Sciences

The Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS) promotes research that increases our understanding of social processes and designs practices around challenges in the domains of food, agriculture, environment, health and development. WASS provides an enabling environment for internationally oriented scholars from a diverse set of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary research traditions.

WASS strives to make high-quality academic contributions, to critically engage in social debates and to contribute to societal problem solving and innovation. It offers in-depth training that provides PhD candidates with a suitable background for a career in academic and applied research, or for other leading societal positions.