The name of the organisation is misleading when it comes to the location of its activities. Wageningen UR is active in 32 other parts of the country besides the town of Wageningen; from Yerseke to Texel and from IJmuiden to Haaksbergen.
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Getting to Wageningen
The town of Wageningen is easy to reach due to its central geographical location. You can be at work within a 45 minute commute coming from Utrecht because your drive is contrary to the ‘traffic jam’ stream. It is also easy to reach Wageningen from other directions as a result of its proximity to other major highways.
Wageningen is a small town counting 35,000 inhabitants and more than 167 nationalities. Its inhabitants are relatively young, highly educated people and students comprise 20% of the population. Wageningen has the character of a student town which is reflected by the youthful atmosphere, the many restaurants and pubs, the shops ands the wide range of sports facilities.
Situated in a forest and river landscape, Wageningen is a pleasant place to live and is conveniently located near several larger cities:18 km from Arnhem, 25 km from Nijmegen and 45 km from Utrecht.