Financial

Le Roi Soleil du Vallei

Although recent plans to build a solar park at Nergena were cancelled, WUR is determined to remain the Roi Soleil du Vallei. They have now set their eyes a few hundred meters down the road and bought the Versailles of Bennekom: Groot Nergena.

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WUR FINANCIAL: How the money flows

Revenue With a total revenue of €728 million, WUR has quite some money to spend. Main sponsor is the Dutch government that finances the university with at least €226million  worth of education subsidies. €157 million is spent by the ministry of agriculture (LNV) and the Dutch food authority (NVWA). €38 million comes from the student […]

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Some sympathy for Idealis

Many students reacted outraged and emotional to housing cooperation Idealis who, as they and all housing corporations do every year, raised their rent with about 5€ a month. They accused Idealis for being insensitive to the corona crisis and its effect on students who now lost their job and are not able to pay their […]

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New crowdfunding campaign for student housing monopoly holder

Owner of 5000 rooms in Wageningen feels very sorry for raising rent. An opinion piece We received some sad news from Idealis in our mailbox the other day. They don’t know where the future will go and have a hard time making the ends meet. But it is not like Idealis to just sit still […]

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Please help poor students pay WUR! Donate to the WUR fund.

To help those students with a difficult financial situation, WUR started a crowdfunding campaign. In all their generosity the multi-million company WUR offers the possibility for you, a student that is living on government loans and frozen pizza, to pay for their tuition fees. We slightly rewrote the original crowdfunding text. Additions are marked. We […]

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Exceptional Achievements of Professors well awarded!

According to the financial report of WUR, a professor holding a personal chair made 365.547 and a half euro in 2017 and that’s even more than the Dutch prime minister. How is this possible?

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