IndEcol banner

Industrial Ecology

The Industrial Ecology Programme (IndEcol) is a multidisciplinary university programme in the area of Industrial Ecology. The programme was initiated in 1994 and includes a comprehensive educational curriculum launched in 1999 and a significant number of doctoral students and research projects.

The world's first PhD programme in Industrial Ecology  was established in 2003. The MSc in Industrial Ecology was set up in August the year after, with its first admission of students in 2005. IndEcol's teaching and research activities are interdisciplinary, bridging technology and social sciences.

Recent Publications

Below is a list of recent publications from our Professors, PhDs, and Post Doc researchers on SCOPUS. To view the full list of our publications, scroll down to the bottom inside the SCOPUS plugin and click "All results".


Programme leader: Professor Edgar Hertwich

Phone: + 47 73 59 89 40

MSc Programme:
LCA Lab:

Visiting address
Sem Sælands vei 7
IT-bygget, SYD (map)

Postal address
Industrial Ecology Programme
Sem Sælands vei 7

Read more IndEcol in the news.