The foundation ‘Stichting Study Tour Industria (SSTI) annually organizes the International Research Project. This project is an initiative of students of the School of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences the Eindhoven University of Technology. Students of the Master Programs ‘Innovation Management’, ‘Operations Management & Logistics, ‘Business Information Systems’ and ‘Manufacturing Systems Engineering’ are allowed to participate.

The International Research Project (IRP) is a research project in which 22 Industrial Engineering students conduct research in the Netherlands, based on a predetermined theme. Afterwards the students will go on a study trip, organized around that same theme.

The aim of the International Research Project is to provide students with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about a subject of research that suits their interests and education. In addition, the IRP enables students to learn about different cultures and to acquire international experience.

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