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Master in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

Master in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

Our MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management provides you with the tools to become a leader in today’s most vibrant management disciplines. The industry offers excellent international career opportunities and financial prospects. Specialized topics represent more than half of the curriculum, focusing on trending topics like sustainability and digitalization. The teaching method includes both case- and project-based learning, excursions, business simulations, integrated internships, and regular interaction with industry professionals. Practical relevance is the program’s core.

German universities and our educational system are world class and recognized by employers around the globe. In Germany, you will be able to live freely: this is a safe country for all students. Germany has a strong economy and a stable job market. After successfully graduating from KLU you are legally entitled to work in Germany. You will also be allowed to stay in Germany for up to 18 months after graduation to find the ideal job. In the long run you may even become a German citizen. In addition to the benefits of Germany, the cosmopolitan city of Hamburg has been frequently voted as one of the most livable cities in the world, and offers a great work life balance for its residents.
 

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university or college1
  • Proof of English language proficiency: please have a look at our different options here

1The bachelor’s degree must comprise 180 ECTS for the standard track and cooperation track or 210 ECTS for the fast track and the part-time track.

We require a degree in business or economics, but will consider other analytical fields such as industrial engineering, business informatics, and mathematics if your bachelor's degree contains a sufficient number of courses in business (at least four). There are different ways to make up for missing business courses, please find an overview here. Foreign university degrees will be evaluated according to the guidelines of the German Council of Higher Education. 

Applicants for the fast track and for the part-time track must have done at least one academic term abroad during their previous university study. Equally possible to prove an internship abroad, which was officially part of the bachelor’s degree program.

You do not have your bachelor’s certificate yet? Just provide a transcript of records and you can submit the bachelor’s certificate at a later stage.

Application Deadlines

  • Start of application period: November 1st
  • Recommended application deadline for international applicants requiring: March 31more information)
  • Final Application deadline for international applicants: May 31(more information)
  • Final Application deadline for European applicants: July 15

We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. For fully completed applications received by January 15, you will be granted a 10% early-bird discount on your total amount of tuition fees. To be entitled for the discount you need to fully complete the online application form and submit it together with your transcript of records. More information can be found here

International (non-EU) applicants please note: The visa process takes up to two months, starting on the date of acceptance by KLU. Please keep in mind that there are a lot of other organizational matters to deal with when planning your study abroad. That is why we advise you to apply as soon as possible (see recommended international deadline).  For details on the application deadlines for international applicants please see our FAQ.

Admissions Process

We require an application fee of €50 for non-EU/EEA applicants. Your application will only be processed once we have received this. Please note that we offer application fee waivers for selected candidates. 

Curriculum

Our MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program starts every September. 

  Standard Track Fast Track Part-Time Track
Study Period 2 years / 4 semesters 1,5 years / 3 semesters 2,5 years / 5 semesters
Program ECTS 120 ECTS 90 ECTS 90 ECTS
ECTS for Admission 180 ECTS 210 ECTS 210 ECTS
Internship Mandatory Mandatory No
Semester Abroad 1 semester / free to choose2 No No
Curriculum Curriculum Curriculum Curriculum

2Students who have already studied outside of Germany for a substantial amount of time might have the option to spend their third semester at KLU.

Semester Abroad

Master students in the standard track have the opportunity to spend their third semester abroad. Enrolled as a full-time student at the host university, you will acquire first-hand insights into new cultures and countries and have unique experiences.

  • Choose between more than 60 renowned partner institutions around the world.
  • Complement your studies with courses beyond KLU’s scope of specialties.
  • Discover new cultures and countries and engage in activities you have never lived before.
  • Make friends from across the globe.
  • Boost your skills in speaking a second language (although classes are offered entirely in English).
  • Have a mind-opening experience that will make your student time unique and memorable.

Please visit the pages bellow for more information.

International Office 

International Office for KLU students

International Office for Exchange students

Partner Universities

Career Services

  • Access to alumni via alumni portal & alumni career talks
  • Networking opportunities and training
  • Practice-oriented guest lectures by high-profile industry professionals
  • Recruiting events on campus
  • Exclusive internship and job offers
  • Annual CV book prior to graduation

All career services are integrated into your curriculum.

Do read up on our blogpost: Teaching you how to fish: Career development program

KLU Career Connect: This is not your typical career fair! Get inspired by short company pitches at the company slam, ask all your questions and network at the Meet & Greet and introduce yourself to relevant companies with a professional pitch in 1:1 sessions. No worries, our career courses will prepare you and make sure you can shine in front of the potential employers!

Alumni Career Talks: At this peer-to-peer career event you will meet KLU alumni from various industries who will share their story and their experiences with you. You get to meet in a relaxed setting and you can practice your networking skills. Connect with one of the alumni from your dream company or get inspired to explore an industry you haven’t thought of before. Our alumni are looking forward to meeting you!

Tuition

Tuition fees are charged per semester. A non-refundable deposit of EUR 1,000 is due within two weeks after the receipt of the signed study contract. The deposit will be deducted from the first tuition fee installment.

  Standard Track Fast Track Part-Time Track
Study Period 2 years / 4 semesters 1,5 years / 3 semesters 2,5 years / 5 semesters
Tuition Fees 7,390.00 per semester 7,890.00 per semester 7,390.00 per semester

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Scholarship & Financing 

KLU offers a limited number of merit-based scholarhips. Stipends of gifted education instituions (Begabtenförderwerke) can apply for a full tuition fee waiver at KLU. We also offer an innovative tuition financing model. Students participating in this model do not or only partially pay tuition fees during their studies at KLU. However, they commit themselves to make income-dependent payments upon completion of their studies.

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One thing that sets KLU apart from other universities and business schools is its vibrant feeling of family and community spirit. We host several student clubs, events, and extracurricular activities that are crucial components of both your professional and personal growth.

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Career prospects

We understand that a lot of students rate post graduate career prospects among their top three college search information needs. You may want to explore profiles of our students and alumni on our LinkedIn University Page. One program that is unique and helps KLU students during their studies to pursue and manage their career goals is the Career & Professional Development Program.

Your degree from the KLU will certainly be career boosting. Alumni from our programs were hired for example by Accenture GmbH, Airbus S.A.S., BASF, Beiersdorf AG, DB Schenker - Rail, EADS Group, IBM Group, Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, Johnson & Johnson Medical, Lufthansa Group, Siemens, Vattenfall Wind Power or Anheuser-Bush.

 

Cesar Maldonado

Functional Product Manager, Hamburg Süd

Hamburg, Germany

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Philipp Doehle

Manager, Deloitte Deutschland

Munich, Germany

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Román Peláez

Fachreferent - Zentrale Steuerung Inbound Logistics, Volkswagen MX

Puebla, Mexico

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Sara Maradey

Digital Transformation & Engagement Lead, Bayer

Leverkusen, Germany

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Alexandra Mueller

Responsible for Methods Concerning Industrialization Procurement and Supplier Network, BMW Group

Munich, Germany

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Quentin Ertzscheid

Logistics Director, Hilti Group

Seoul, South Korea

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Sean Holdforth

Solution Design Engineer - Contract Logistics, A.P. Møller - Maersk

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

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Vinicius Andriolo

Operational Excellence Manager, DB Schenke

Frankfurt Am Main Area, Germany

Veekshith (Vicky) Ravikumar

Product Management, Kuehne+Nagel

Hamburg, Germany

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Student Recruitment Manager

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