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The "Centrum voor Industrieel Beleid" (Centre for Industrial Management) was founded in 1962 on the initiative of the Faculty of Engineering of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and the Foundation for Industry and University.

Administratively, the Centre is part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

The Centrum voor Industrieel Beleid has a doctoral programme following the regulations and admission procedures of the Arenberg doctoral school of the Faculty of Engineering. On average, the doctoral programme lasts four to five years of study and research.

The current research activities at the Centrum voor Industrieel Beleid include several topics of Operational Research, Design Methodology, Knowledge Management, Life Cycle Engineering, Logistics Management, Total Quality Management, Maintenance Management, Industrial Organisation, Transportation, Traffic and Distribution Planning,...

Another important task of the Centre (apart from education and research) is cooperation with industrial, public and service organisations in theses work (related to the academic programme) or research projects.

Head of the Centre

    Prof. Dr. Liliane PINTELON


    Mrs. Kristel De Reymaeker
    Mrs. Evy Neyens


    KU Leuven
    Centre for Industrial Management
    Celestijnenlaan 300 Box 2422
    B-3001 Heverlee (Leuven)
    tel: +32 (0)16 32 25 67
    fax: +32 (0)16 32 29 86