About DII

The Department of Industrial Engineering, DII, is part of the Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad de Concepción, an entity of recognized international prestige in the fields of Engineering Sciences. Founded in 1993, the DII currently has more than 900 graduates who work in leading national and international companies. The DII seeks to train leading professionals of excellence, creative, innovative, critical, entrepreneurial and socially sensitive; generate advanced knowledge in the various topics related to Industrial Engineering; and provide companies with effective and innovative solutions to their management and production problems. Our students develop in an environment open to diversity and plurality, having access to all the physical, human and logistical resources offered by the University of Concepción, including one of the most beautiful university campuses in the country as a high number of Centers of Technological Development. Our graduates work in positions of high relevance in companies, public and academic organizations, national and international, reflecting a high demand for the Civil Industrial Engineer of the University of Concepción, and in turn forming an extensive social network to which our students.

Jorge Jiménez del Rio

Director of the Department of Industrial Engineering

We train the professionals that the country needs through a contemporary and national leading engineering program

The Department of Industrial Engineering is part of the Faculty of Engineering that was born with the foundation of the University of Concepción in 1919. Since its inception, the Faculty of Engineering provided training in Industrial Organization, offering various subjects on Industrial Engineering topics, among them: Cost Accounting, Procedures and Methods, Principles of Business Organization, Legislation Industrial, Economic Geography and Natural Resources. In 1993 the Department of Industrial Engineering (DII) was created with the purpose of promote the development of Industrial Engineering through the Civil Industrial Engineering Degree and a wide range of postgraduate programs to support the development of local and national industry. Currently, our Department trains graduates and professionals of excellence, creative, critical and sensitive to the problems of society, through structured programs in an innovative, up-to-date way and with teaching/learning methodologies in accordance with needs and requirements of the productive and institutional sectors. Our academics and students collaborate in various initiatives that promote entrepreneurship and technological innovation, applied research and actively participate in the economic and social development of our country. We invite you to be part of a tradition of engineers of excellence, with a solid professional and value training to lead the challenges and initiatives that promote technological, economic development and social welfare associated with the creation of value. Faculty of Engineering, the origin of great solutions.

Our Results

Institution accredited for more than 7 years

+1.500 graduates

90% teachers with doctorate degrees, 100% with masters

+400 students of internal support network

Mobility with the best universities worldwide

Innovation, applied research and frontier subjects

High employability, links with industries and companies nationwide

Among the best Civil Industrial Engineering in Chile


The Faculty of Engineering of the Universidad de Concepción was awarded the Project "Ingeniería 2030" of Corfo in March 2014. This project seeks to develop a Strategic Plan that allows to achieve world-class standards in undergraduate and graduate training, applied research, technology transfer, technological innovation and entrepreneurship.
The Department of Civil Industrial Engineering (DII) will count, thanks to this project, with Engineers able to provide solutions to complex social and economic problems. In addition, its academics and students will develop high-impact applied research (R&D). The Civil Industrial Engineer UdeC will have the seal of social commitment, improving their ability to understand the behaviors and needs of people.

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