Industrial Economics (INDEK)

The Division of Industrial Economics is part of the Department of Management and Engineering. The division is one of the largest in Sweden regarding research, education and contract education, specialising in business development, financial management and industrial marketing.

The Division of Industrial Economics has about 40 employees and an annual turnover of about 30 million Swedish crowns.


We provide courses and Degree Project, thesis work within the three undergraduate subjects: Industrial Management, Industrial Marketing and Economic Information Systems. These are primarily aimed at the engineering programs, mainly the programme in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Contract education for partners and industry

We have also developed contract education with a focus on business development, financial management and business marketing. We can even design a course to meet your needs. Do not hesitate to contact us!


Within the division, the areas for research and doctoral studies are Industrial Marketing and Economic Information Systems. These share many points of contact within business development and management, such as new business models based on modern information technology. 

Industrial marketing has three main research tracks: Industrial services, innovation systems in wood industry, and growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Research group in Economic Information Systems conducts research in the following four areas: Strategic use of IT with a focus on the organisation of IT utilisation, strategic management accounting, financial accounting and auditing, and IT and productivity.



Postal Address

Linköping University
Department of Management and Engineering
Industrial Economics
SE-581 83 Linköping

Visiting address

Hans Meijers väg
A Building, entrance 13-15, ground floor
Campus Valla

GPS Coordinates

WGS 84 (lat, lon):
N 58° 24.0548', E 15° 34.6028'
WGS 84 decimal (lat, lon):
58.400913, 15.576714
6475328, 1486641
6473491, 533707


About the Department