Facilities Planning

7.5 credits

Through this course, the student will develop the skills and knowledge critical to the successful planning of efficient and effective facilities. In particular, the students will be able:

• to gain an understanding and appreciation of the principles and methodologies relevant to the planning and design of "production oriented" facilities well as the service industries,

• to develop skills and learn modern analytical techniques useful for solving facilities planning problems.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.