Student information

From South America to the Netherlands

Improve your career opportunities, meet new friends from all over the world, and get the best out of yourself in Wageningen! On this page you can get an impression of Wageningen University.

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Facts for students from South America:

  • Currently there are more than 65 South American students coming from Colombia, Chile, Ecuador & Peru
  • Wageningen University has 262 South American Alumni, half of them are from Colombia and Peru
  • On the right you can find stories of Alumni from your country
  • More than 10.000 students study at Wageningen University, which is 24% of the total number of inhabitants of Wageningen, thus Wageningen can be seen as a University town
  • Wageningen offers 29 Master of Science programmes in the field of Food, Economics & Social Sciences, Health, Nature and Agriculture, Technology and Earth and Environment
  • All MSc programmes are given in English
  • The Netherlands are very internationally oriented and nearly everybody speaks English
  • Wageningen is located in the centre of the Netherlands and Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague are only an hour’s travel by train
  • Ensured personal guidance during your student career here with a teacher-student ratio of 1:7
  • 24% of the students are international from over 100 different countries

Fairs and visits in South America

Currently we do not have any fair visits planned in South America. We recommend booking a Skype session with your local Wageningen representative instead.

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