Industrial Engineering

Why Study Industrial Engineering at HSR?

Industrial Engineering

The degree programme focuses on the key processes of the manufacturing industry – procurement, production, distribution and product management.

Understand relationships

Your learning will incorporate both technology and economy, combining both sectors in projects and operations.

International Study Week

You and your class will take a trip abroad to solve a practical challenge.

A dynamic industry

Industrial engineers are sought-after professionals in all walks of the manufacturing industry.

Industry experience

Our interdisciplinary team of lecturers maintains a constant dialogue with the industry. You reap the benefits of their practical and up-to-date knowledge.

Practical studies

You will directly apply what you learn and get an insight into the professional world.

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationBachelor of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Industrial Engineering
Course duration

6 full-time semesters

9 part-time semesters
ECTS points180
Course focus

Technology: Engineering disciplines such as mathematics, statistics, physics, applied programming, CAD and simulation methods, technical foundations of computer science, electronics and mechanical engineering


Economics: Business and economic management fundamentals, particularly in the finance and accounting sectors, organisation and management, market analysis, development of sales concepts and business models, legal bases for companies, business processes from a business management perspective

Industrial processes: Production, logistics, SCM, product management, marketing, sales, innovation and technology management, quality, risk and project management

Fields of activity

Product management

Strategic and operational procurement

Production planning and management

Sales, pre-sales consulting, logistics planning, business development

Part-time study

40% work possible or as agreed

Teaching languageGerman, selected modules also in English


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