Master of Business Administration

Specialize with an MBA in Shipping and Logistics.

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Study MBA Shipping & Logistics Programme

Shape the Future of Global Trade

Logistics, especially the movement of goods by sea, links both business and industry which is becoming increasingly complex. In order to cope with the high demand and to serve constantly growing supply chain networks, innovative and future-oriented management concepts are required, as well as specialists and managers who have the ability to recognise and implement them.

This future-oriented MBA programme with a specialization in shipping and logistics is located in Hamburg. The City with the gateway to the world and the third-largest port in Europe and thus one of the most important transshipment ports for global trade via sea route. During your studies, you will be prepared for becoming an international expert for supply chain management, logistics and global trades. The core modules of our MBA study programme are taught in a seminar-style on campus in Hamburg, while the two specialised modules will be held online.
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MBA with a specialization in Shipping & Logistics

The specialisation modules in our "MBA Shipping & Logistics" focuses on two core topics: "Operations and Procedures in Shipping and Logistics" as well as "Fundamentals and Internationalization of Shipping and Logistics".
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Our Locations

Find out everything about our locations in Hamburg & Dubai!

Not on site? We’ve got you. Discover our Hamburg campus through our Virtual Campus Tour below. Explore our Dubai campus here.

Admission Requirements

Here are some things you will need for your application:
– Completed application form
– Diploma / Bachelor certificate & – language certificate
– CV & letter of motivation
– Copy of your passport


  • EU applicants: € 925 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants: € 12,332 yearly
  • Dubai: 77,700 AED (1.5 years)

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Semesters & Credits

You study for 3 semesters in English and gain 90 ECTS.
Do you have any further questions? You may already find the answer in the most frequently asked questions.

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Career Perspectives

This specialization prepares you for your professional career in the field of logistics and supply chains with a focus on the maritime sector.

Our Career Development Centre will be happy to help you with any further questions you may have.

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Spotlight Module "Operations and Procedures in Shipping and Logistics

The MBA with a specialization in "Shipping and Logistics" provides students with an optimal transfer of knowledge - the associated special module is always offered parallel to each basic business module so that you can apply your theoretical knowledge around the maritime procedures straight away to hands-on projects.

In the "Operations and Procedures in Shipping and Logistics" module, students explore the intricacies of logistics and supply chain management, emphasizing the crucial role of ports and shipping in these processes. They will gain a comprehensive understanding of maritime logistics chains, including their main drivers and components. The module also delves into the strategic positioning of container terminal operators in the marketplace, equipping students with the skills to analyze roles, challenges, and opportunities in this sector.
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Your Future Career Perspectives

Boost your earning potential with our MBA programme in "Shipping and Logistics". Graduates typically earn between €50,000 to €110,000 annually, based on experience and industry.

Career Opportunities: Access management positions in sector-specific companies or explore self-employment opportunities with our specialized shipping and logistics MBA.

Skills you will learn: Develop essential skills in leadership, supply chain innovation, and logistics planning to excel in the shipping and logistics industry.

In today's competitive business world, an MBA from UE can really be your ticket to accelerated career growth and success. If you're still uncertain about whether an MBA is the right choice for you, our blog post discussing the pros and cons of choosing an MBA could help you out.

Visualize Your Future: Check out our Campuses

In our videos, you will witness our modern campus facilities, designed to foster innovation and collaboration. The diverse atmosphere ensures an immersive learning environment for our students that defines our Campus life in Hamburg and in Dubai. Our campuses are more than just buildings, they are a hub of creativity and perspectives.

Our Campus in Hamburg

Our Campus in Dubai

Cooperation Partners

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

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  • Axel Springer
  • BSBI - Berlin School of Business and Innovation

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