Industrial Ecology is an emergent scientific discipline that promotes a systemic approach to human problems, integrating technical, environmental and social aspects.
It is argued that this approach will show the way to sustainable development. For that reason Industrial Ecology is considered to be the ‘toolbox for sustainable development’ or the ‘science of sustainability’.
The Master’s in Industrial Ecology is a co-operation between two Dutch universities:
Both universities deliver an equivalent contribution to the overall teaching programme.