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Wageningen University & Research Centre

Organisation type: 
Academic research institute
Location: 
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Netherlands
Acronym: 
WUR

Wageningen UR (WUR) is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the DLO foundation. Wageningen UR comprises 9 specialised research institutes.

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 living environment for governments and the business community-at-large. The strength of Wageningen UR lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and Wageningen University. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences.

Wageningen UR is the largest supplier of open (GBIF) biodiversity data in The Netherlands / Western-Europe.