IndEcol is a 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 worlds 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.
The activities at IndEcol has a strong attention to interdisciplinary research and teaching, bridging technology and social sciences.
The following departments at NTNU contribute substancially in the MSc programme: