The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) at Ben Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev is positioned within the Faculty of Engineering Sciences. Degrees offered by the department include the
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM)
M.Sc. with thesis and without thesis in Industrial Engineering
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management.
The B.Sc. degree has special tracks, including specialization in Information Systems and Production Management, and a double degree with Mathematics. The M.Sc. degree has specializations in Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, and Industrial Management.
This program trains students for professional or research positions as experts specializing in certain aspects of IS (managerial, operational, and/or technological), and combine their IS expertise with abilities in strategic and tactical management. Graduates of the IS acquire knowledge that enables them to address diverse aspects related the fast-progressing multidisciplinary IS field that manufacturing and service organizations confront, like operations (production, automation), management (strategies, policies, decision-making, finance and human resource management), and technology (hardware, networks and software).