Welcome to the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Product Design


The department offers two study programs:

  • Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Master of Science) - in English, open to international students
  • Bedrijfskundig Ingenieur - BIR (Postgraduaat) - Nederlandstalig

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Services to companies

The department puts its knowledge and expertise at the disposal of companies.
We offer different kinds of services:

  • contract research
  • engineering master's theses
  • student practical work
  • in-company presentations

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Our research is grouped into three research groups:

  • Lean Enterprise Research Center

    The LERC conducts research into Lean Implementation methods for organizations from all sectors: industry, administration, healthcare, service organizations, …

  • Supply Networks & Logistics Research Center

    The Supply Networks & Logistics Research Center (SNLRC) conducts advanced research and provides scientific consultancy and support in supply networks engineering and management.

  • Research Group Production Logistics

    This association research group is a collaboration between the Department of Industrial Management and the University College West Flanders.


Contact and location

You can contact us for more information.