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B.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sciences

Wageningen University and Research

36 months
14616 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
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How to ensure a healthy living environment with seven billion people on our planet? This is what the interdisciplinary bachelor's Environmental Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research is about. 

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Learn how to investigate environmental issues like pollution, study on climate change and depletion of natural resources from a natural and social scientific perspective, and explore innovative sustainable solutions. It's all possible in this bachelor of environment.

What makes the Bachelor Environmental Sciences unique?

  • Able to investigate environmental issues like pollution, climate change and depletion of natural resources.
  • Unites natural-, social- and technological sciences to understand human-environment interactions.
  • Aims to develop skills and knowledge to design sustainable solutions for the future of our planet.

Future career - Environmental Sciences

Graduates of the Environmental Sciences programme from Wageningen University and Research generally go on to complete a two-year master’s programme afterwards. The bachelor's programme in Environmental Sciences grants admission to a range of MSc programmes at Wageningen.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In the first year you expand your knowledge in Maths, Statistics, Chemistry and Physics. Besides these basic courses courses on environmental issues like soil, water and environmental policy are part of the first year courses.
  • Courses on air quality, environmental technology, environmental system analysis and sustainability transitions are part of the 2nd year. You gain a deeper understanding of the area that appeals to you most by choosing one of three majors: Environmental Quality and Systems Analysis, Environmental Technology or Environmental Policy and Economics. 
  • During the third year you gain more extensive knowledge in your major, which you can apply in your individual thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be in possession of a secondary school leaving certificate (a Dutch ‘vwo-diploma’) or an equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma, and;
  • Have studied certain subjects (at the required level) relevant to the programme you are applying for, and;
  • Meet the English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14616 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14616 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Wageningen

700 - 800 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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