The English language requirements apply to all bachelor's programmes, both English and Dutch taught.
Wageningen University accepts the following test scores and diploma as valid proof of your English language ability.
IELTS and TOEFL IBT tests should have been taken no longer than two years prior to the application.
Exemptions for the English requirements
If your diploma is on this list, your English level is determined to be at pre-university level, and you can be exempted from any further English language requirements. Applicants who have completed their secondary school education in Australia, Ireland, Canada (except for schools in Quebec), New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States of America are exempted from taking an English language proficiency test. If you have questions about admission to the bachelor's programmes, please check the Questions and Answers for prospective Bachelor students.
Disclaimer: the English language requirements stated above are applicable for the current academic year. No rights can be derived from this information.
The Dutch language requirements apply to all Dutch taught bachelor's programmes. The information stated below applies to all students with a non-Dutch prior education.
Wageningen University accepts the following test scores and diploma as valid proof of your Dutch language ability:
- NT2-II certificate
- VWO certificate 'Nederlands' (for example at VAVO, adult education)
- VWO 'Staatsexamen Nederlands'
- CNavT; 'Educatief Startbekwaam' or 'Educatief Professioneel'
You also meet the Dutch language requirements if your high school diploma is equivalent to the Dutch vwo level and if the subject 'Dutch' is part of your final exam. Examples of such diplomas are:
||Dutch A Language and Literature (Standard Level)
|Algemeen Secundair Onderwijs (Belgium)