• Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
• College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students only
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Agricultural and Life Sciences

Classroom Language

Dutch, English


Apartments, Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Early September - Late April
Fall: Early September - Late December
Spring: Early January - Late April or Early February - Late June*

*Spring semester dates vary. Students interested in studying during the Spring should meet with their study abroad advisor before applying.

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Spring 2016-17  9/2/2016
Fall 2017-18  3/10/2017
Year 2017-18  3/10/2017

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
Contact a Peer Advisor!

Netherlands, Wageningen
Wageningen University Exchange

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The Wageningen University Exchange is offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Science (CALS) in partnership with IAP.

Study abroad alongside Dutch and other international students at Wageningen University in Wageningen, the city of Life Sciences. This exchange program will allow students to directly enroll in university courses and experience life as a Dutch student. University courses are based around the ultimate importance of maintaining a habitable planet Earth, as well as providing a reliable food supply for man and beast. Wageningen University is an English-based university, and registered students may have the option to take Dutch language courses for free with a private tutor on campus.

Learning Objectives

IAP has overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe Dutch perspectives on academic disciplines
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in:
    -Agriculture & Forestry
    -Environmental Studies