The Dutch acronym VLAG stands for: Voeding, Levensmiddelentechnologie, Agrobiotechnologie en Gezondheid.
Founded in 1993, the Graduate School VLAG (Advanced Studies in Food Technology, Agrobiotechnology, Nutrition and Health Sciences) is a partnership between Wageningen University*, Maastricht University Medical Centre+ and five research institutes: TNO, NIZO food research, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM); and RIKILT*
(* both part of Wageningen UR)
The disciplines covered by the graduate school are:
VLAG's two major tasks are:
The administrative headquarters of the graduate school is at Wageningen University Research Centre, where it is one of the six graduate schools at this university.