Wednesday 23 March 2016: Diploma Ceremony Industrial Ecology

The diploma ceremony will be held for our freshly graduated students. A new generation of well equipped Industrial Ecologists, that will use their gained knowledge and expertise to provide sustainable solutions, will get their diploma!


Time:Wednesday 23 March 2016, 13.30 - 15.00 h (door open at 13.15 h)

Location: Aula congrescentrum, Melkweg 5, 2628 CC Delft (Commissiekamer 3)

Drinks after the ceremony!



Master Event TU Delft

On Thursday, 19 November 2015, the Master Event in Delft takes place, where Industrial Ecology will be present as well. Come and visit us, and hear all ins and outs of our beautiful programme!

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IE Network Event: Friday, July 3

On Friday, July 3rd, we are organizing the third IE Network Event!

This year's theme is Sustainable Energy.

To registrate, please click here:

For the programme, see underneath.


Hope to see you all!!

13 April: Diploma Ceremony Industrial Ecology

On Monday 13 April 2015, a diploma ceremony will be held for our freshly graduated students. A new generation of well equipped Industrial Ecologists, that will use their gained knowledge and expertise to provide sustainable solutions, will get their diploma!

Candidates: Sanne de Groot, Susan Heykoop, Elena Koukouna, Juliane Kupfernagel, Lisette van Niekerk, and Mark Schipper.

Time: 15.30 - 16.30 h (door open at 15.15 h)

Location: Commissiekamer 3, Aula TU Delft, Building 20 Mekelweg 5, 2628 CC Delft

You are also invited for the drinks after the ceremony in Foyer-Noord of Aula TU Delft

MASTER EVENT Delft University - 21 april 2015

Come visit us at the Master's Event at Delft University on Tuesday 21 April!

An Industrial Ecology Introduction talk will be held at 18:00 and 20:00 by Dr. ing. R. Kleijn, the Director of Education of the MSc Industrial Ecology.

Furthermore, between 15:30 and 20:30 we will have a stand at the information market in the foyer of the Aula Conference Centre, where we will be eager to answer your questions regarding the Industrial Ecology programme. Current students of the programme will also be there to answer all your practical questions about being an Industrial Ecology student.

You can find the full programme of the Master's information day at the website. Check out the programme and sign up now!

Participants during the speed date session with Jelle Rademaker, IE alumnus and co-initiator of De Groene Grachten and below the Keynote lecture by Eva Gladek, Founder & CEO of Metabolic, een action agency for societal change.

Industrial Ecology Event 2014: Great Success

At the 4th of July the second Leiden-Delft Industrial Ecology Network Event: "Making existing buildings sustainable" took place. Thanks to all our participants and speakers it was a great success!

We had a turnout of 60 Industrial Ecology students, alumni and teachers, including some new students who will start their studies in September. A big thank you goes to all participants with a special role, doing an elevator pitch, a key note lecture and/or contributing to the speed date session!.For more pictures of the event, take a look at the Picassa IE Network Event album.

Did you miss it? Join us next year!

Former IE student wins award for policy paper

We are proud to announce that an article of our former Master Industrial Ecology student Jelle Rademaker received the award of 2nd runner up for best policy paper in Environmental Science & Technology 2013. He based the article on his MSc Industrial Ecology thesis, together with his supervisors Rene Kleijn (Leiden University) and Yongxiang Yang (TU Delft) as co-authors. Read more

Save the Date 12th of December for the famous IE Talent Night!

So what is the IE Talent Night all about? It's about unrevealing, enjoying and sharing with eachother the talents of the Industrial Ecologists. For that, we invite all Industrial Ecologists to make a small 'performance', solo or in groups, or to come and support others. Starting from 8.00 pm at the wonderful Flora Theater in Delft (Verswersdijk 1). To join the event, please fill in your name in the google spreadsheet here. Found your talent? Please add what type of performance you will do. Based on the list, we will then make a programme and inform you of the order of the performance a few days before the event. For more information please contact SHIFT at


New record amount of students start Industrial Ecology

September 2013
For the second year in a row a new record amount of students started their MSc Industrial Ecology Master's Programme. This year a total of 57 students enrolled in the programme, of which 21 international students.

Highest score for Master Industrial Ecology in student poll

The Master Industrial ecology received high scores for the content of the programme, the good atmosphere, the quality of the teachers, learning outcome, study environment and group size.

Latest update: November 2015