Erasmus Plus Project – Knowledge Alliance ‘ Industrial Engineering and Management Higher Education’ – IE3

  • IE3 project: funded by the Knowledge Alliance action of the Erasmus Plus program
  • Budget of more than 800+k€ for three years (2019 – 2023).
  • Ranked in the top 10% of KA projects across Europe.

Renewing Higher Education of Industrial Engineering and Management programs (Master Level) to meet knowledge needs of European companies in implementing Industry 4.0 paradigm, by:

  • European Gap Analysis between offer of Higher Education (HE) in Industrial Engineering and Management (IE&M) (Master level)
  • Setting up Guidelines for renewing HE programs in IE&M
  • Producing e-learning modules to be disseminated and adopted in IE&M programs throughout Europe
The IE3 Consortium
  • 5 academic partners: 

Poznan University of Technology, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Linköping University, University of Bari and Polytechnic University of Bari (the lead partner)

  • 4 Industry partners:

Alcomot (Poland), Bosch Diesel System (Italy), Implema (Sweden), and ArrutiCatenaria (Spain)

  • 2 technical partners:

Valuedo and Infotech, support project management and dissemination

  • 3 Associated partners:

European Academy for Industrial Management: AIM ( (University Professors of Industrial Engineering and Management); European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management, ESTIEM (; Spanish Company association, Madrid Network (

Тhe final Dissemination Conference of the Erasmus Plus Project – Knowledge Alliance ‘Higher Education in Industrial Engineering and Management’ was held at Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy on 2nd February 2023.

Video materials including all presentations from the conference are available on the following link: Higher Education in Industrial Engineering and Management – IE3 – YouTube

IE3 is a three years Education Project (Action: Knowledge Alliance 2) started on last November 1st, 2019. Please find attached the presentation of the project at the kick-off meeting of Bruxelles (feb 4, 2020).

Project ‘IE3 presentation in PDF

The web site of the IE3 project

The IE3 Faceboook link

The IE3 linkedin link


Research Project 1: Design of a Degree Program of Advanced Industrial Management

Research Project 2: Experimental Learning in Industrial Management

The new project „Experimental Learning in industrial Management“ got introduced by Professor Deuse at the AIM Conference 2012 in Budapest. Due to the positive response a first meeting at the Technical University Dortmund was arranged in January 2013. The meeting was held on the 10th of January 2013.


Gianni Mummolo (Italy), Jens Ove Riis (Denmark), John Johansen (Denmark), Poul Israelsen (Denmark), Jeanne Duvallet (France), Gülgün Alpan (France), Fabien Mangione (France), Uwe Dombrowski (Germany), Hendrik van Landeghem (Belgium), Johannes Cottyn (Belgium), Kryzystof Santarek (Poland), Andreas Jäger (Austria), Jochen Deuse (Germany), Marlies Steffen (Germany, minutes)

Below you will find the three presentations of the meeting:

Jochen Deuse Experimental Learning in Industrial Engineering

Jens O. Riis Dimensions of Experiential Learning

Jochen Deuse, Marlies Steffen Experimental Learning in Industrial Engineering at TU Dortmund University