International Logistics & Transportation Management

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International Logistics & Transportation Management, MSc

The Master's degree programme International Logistics and Transportation Management (MSc) is application-oriented and provides students with  knowledge in the areas of logistics and transportation in an international context and in-depth knowledge in the areas of Total Quality Management, Green Logistics and Sustainability, Maritime-, Land-, City- and Air-Logistics as well as Project Management and Advanced Research Methodologies.

Graduates will have a broad, detailed and critical understanding of logistics and transport at the current level of their field of study and can apply this independently in professional contexts. They will be able to independently develop new knowledge and scientific questions, to work on them on the basis of the current state of research and to generate innovative solutions.

The programme is aimed at graduates of economics and technical subjects, in particular logistics management, transport, technical business administration and engineering.
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  • EU applicants standard: € 820 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 10,938 yearly

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Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will require for your application at the UE:

  • Completed admission form
  • Transcript & language proficiency
  • CV & Copy of passport
  • A portfolio is not required

Semesters & Credits

  • 120, 90 or 60 ECTS
  • Master of Science MSc
  • Teaching language: English
  • The programme starts in both the winter (September) and summer (March) term each year.

Spotlight Module "Total Quality Management"

In today's competitive logistics landscape, ensuring quality across every aspect of the supply chain is paramount. Our Specialist Module in Total Quality Management (TQM) equips you with the tools and knowledge to excel in this critical area. This programme delves into the core principles of TQM, fostering a culture of continuous improvement within international logistics and transportation management. You'll gain valuable insights into implementing effective quality control measures, streamlining operations, and enhancing customer satisfaction. By the programme's end, you'll be well-positioned to drive efficiency, minimise errors, and ensure the smooth flow of goods across borders.
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Your Future Career Perspectives

Globally, markets are developing at a particularly high rate (emerging markets) and are therefore of great importance for the strategy of national as well as internationally operating logistics service providers. Thanks to the broad range of topics offered in our MSc in International Logistics & Transportation Management, our graduates are well prepared to work in leadership positions in the field of logistics management in a nationally and internationally active company.

Possible career fields are as follows: Regional Logistics Management, International Logistics Management, Logistics Coordination, Logistics Project Management, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability Management & Green Logistics.

If you complete your Master’s degree at UE, you will be well prepared for tomorrow’s job market – depending on the practical experience you have gained during your studies, various job positions are open to you in national and international logistics companies or large corporations. According to, the average salary of an International Logistics Manager in Germany is between around 3,700 and 6,000 euros gross per month. 

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UE Master's Reform

More flexibility, more interdisciplinarity, and more practice-oriented - the new Master's programs make the University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE) even more attractive! Students in selected MA programs at UE have the choice between a Master's degree with 60, 90, or 120 ECTS credits, giving them full flexibility. Depending on the level of education already achieved and the number of ECTS credits they have obtained in their previous Bachelor's (or Master's) courses, students can apply for one of the three options. Practical experience is also taken into consideration.

Collaboration Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.

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  • Stern
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  • Axel Springer
  • UE Germany Cooperation Partners - BASF

Learn from our Experts

Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Burgartz

Prof. Dr. Thomas Burgartz

Dr. Thomas Burgartz is the dean of the Economics faculty and Head of various Bachelor and Master programs at UE Germany, Iserlohn campus.

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