Collaboration - The Land Use Planning Group


The researchers of the Land Use Planning group are fellows and PhD students in two graduate schools: Wageningen School of Social Science, and WIMEK/SENSE (environmental research).


The Land Use Planning group is a full member of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP).

The Land Use Planning group actively participates in the International Study Group on Multiple Use of Land (ISOMUL). Professor Van der Valk is co-chair of ISOMUL.


The LUP groups collaborates in various networks.

Silk Road Research

Silk Road Research stimulates international cooperation between researchers to increase our knowledge and understanding of transition and innovation in governance. Silk Road Research organises and finances research projects and stimulates scientific publication. 

Landschap - journal

Landscape publices peer-reviewd scientific journal and stimulates the debate about concept, methods and perspectives upon landscape research.


The Kenniswerkplaats is a learning, research and work community of regional stakeholders who in a durable setting meet students, teachers and researchers from univer-sities and vocational education institutes

The International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

The main aims of CIGR Section I are to promote the advance of the engineering science in the area of land and water use in agriculture and in rural areas, giving special attention to the conservation of resources, the preservation and re-establishment of environmental balances, and the social and economic impacts of applications in order to realize sustainable development for both urban and rural societies.

Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh) International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)

MAICh is a constituent institute of CIHEAM, dedicated to postgraduate and specialised education, applied research and the development of Mediterranean agriculture.