To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life: that is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. A staff of 6,500 and 10,000 students from over 100 countries work everywhere around the world in the domain of healthy food and the living environment for governments and the business community-at-large.
The strength of Wageningen University & Research lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and the university. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly put into practice and be incorporated into education. This is the Wageningen Approach.The scientific quality of Wageningen University & Research is affirmed by the prominent position we occupy in international rankings and citation indexes.
The campus of Wageningen University & Research measures 70.000m2 and is chosen as most sustainable university of the Netherlands. It is home to students, teachers, researchers and staff from over 103 different countries.Sports Centre de Bongerd (SCB) is the sports centre for students and staff of Wageningen University & Research. We welcome everyone who would like to become active, from beginners to accomplished athletes. Come to have fun or relax, to work on your health and endurance, to push your fitness boundaries, or to enhance your athletic performance.Several kinds of (student) sports clubs are active in and around the sports centre de Bongerd's facilities. Students who possess a WUR card whose sports rights have been activated can join these clubs for free or at a reduced rate.