About Wageningen University:

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) is a Dutchpublic university in Wageningen, Netherlands. It consists of Wageningen University and the former agricultural research institutes (Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek (DLO)) of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture. Wageningen University: In 1876, the state takes over the local council's Agricultural College in Wageningen: the start of National Agricultural Education in The Netherlands. DLO: In 1877, foundation of the first agricultural research station in Wageningen (predecessor to the current research institutes)



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 210 190 193 182 175 160 162 159 148 146 148 156 159 160 159

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Engineering 255 - 274 243 285 - 283 253 - 275 273 301-350 301-350 301-350
Life Sciences 209 205 172 158 150 142 151 149 154 162 165 165 153 142
Medicine 278 - - - - - - 294 - 262 243 221 218 234
Natural Sciences - - 282 230 291 - - 292 - 301-350 292 301-350 301-350 301-350
Social Sciences 177 158 147 151 139 135 97 93 84 93 91 93 89 92

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 111 99 -
Chemistry 204 250 288 255 262 298 301-350 294 301-350 301-350 351-400
Chemical Engineering 70 124 139 122 138 173 135 159 166 137 104
Civil Engineering 36 27 44 49 37 45 45 64 64 62 295
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 249 244 275
Computer Science - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 451-500 401-450 401-450
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 174 183 196
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 301-350
Environment / Ecology 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 2 3
Geosciences 57 83 70 72 65 58 53 62 49 37 38
Immunology - - - - - - - - 217 232 253
Materials Science 254 - - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400 301-350 351-400
Mathematics - - - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 351-400
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 301-350 -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 23 26 33
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 181 202 180
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 239 247 241 234 290 266 256 277 298 301-350
Physics - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 1
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 68 65 67
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 2
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -