Industrial Engineering and Management

Master's programme Industrial Engineering and Management

The two-year Master’s in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start in February and September. You can start the pre-master's programme in September. Read more about the Master's programme, pre-master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career perspectives. Read the testimonial of students from Industrial Engineering and Management.

This programme trains you to design, control and optimize processes in complex organizations and businesses in a global context, using mathematical modelling, computer simulations and advanced ICT.


Free online course: Supply Chain Innovation

On 11 January, we will start a free, six-week (MOOC) course called Supply Chain Innovation: How technology can create a custainable future. This course is aimed at professionals and students in disciplines such as ICT, operations, marketing, finance, who wish to learn more about supply chain management. You are all invited to join!

Focus and disciplines

Industrial Engineering and Management educates you to become an expert in an operational management specialization while teaching you to apply your cutting-edge expertise in all sectors. Today’s companies feel the need to be socially responsible while focusing on economics. People, planet and profit are the key words in business development and decision-making. Green logistics, safety, improving labour conditions and cradle-to-cradle are key issues for engineering process managers.

Why opt for Industrial Engineering and Management?

This two-year, internationally oriented Master’s programme is taught entirely in English. It teaches you to develop, analyse and optimize processes and management in organizations with a view to improving productivity, raising product and labour quality, and quantifying risks from a technological perspective. There are three fascinating specializations available; read about them on the site.

Career prospects

The programme’s research staff have excellent contacts with the business community, so you will have plenty of real-world opportunities to pursue your graduation project. This results in outstanding career prospects, with many of our students finding a job even before graduation.


Students may pursue any (combination) of these specializations.

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Industrial Engineering and Management
2 yrs
EN 100%
Starting date
1 February 2016
1 September 2016
1 February 2017
1 September 2017
Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management
Certification: MSc
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands
Part-time programme available
Numerus fixus
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Open Days March 2016
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