Facts and figures

Key facts & figures about the Department of Industrial Design.

General

  • Industrial Design (ID) is one of the nine departments of Eindhoven University of Technology
  • The department was established in 2001
  • Education: 
    • Bachelor’s program (BSc): Industrial Design
    • Master’s program (MSc): Industrial Design
    • Designer’s program (PDEng)
    • User System Interaction (USI) – two-year postgraduate program
  • ID consists of four research groups:
    • Designed Intelligence (DI)
    • User Centered Engineering (UCE)
    • Designing Quality in Interaction (DQI)
    • Business Process Design (BPD) 

Features

  • Competency-centered education
  • ‘Research through design’ approach
  • Integration of education and research
  • Industry involvement
  • Internationalization
  • Intelligent products, systems and related services

Current student numbers

  • 635 bachelor students
  • 176 master students

Current staff numbers

219 consisting of:

  • 13 full professors (5 part time)
  • 6 associate professors (1 part time)
  • 15 assistant professors (2 part time)
  • 42 supporting staff (non-teaching, administrative and technical support staff) 
  • 50 other research and teaching staff
  • 62 PhD students 
  • 31 USI postgraduate students