Address:Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU)
Studying at Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU)
THE KLU, consisting of two departments, Logistics and Management & Economics, will cover the whole spectrum of university and executive education, from Bachelor and two master programs to a structured PhD program. Similarly research encompasses logistics areas such as maritime logistics, supply chain management and operations management with a focus on sustainability. Research in the other department focuses on customer management and services marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship, strategy, networks, macroeconomics, and leadership.
With the expansion of the university until 2015, 21 professors including up to six junior professors will be engaged in these and other important areas of research. In addition, up to 30 visiting lecturers and practitioners, our professional faculty, will carry out teaching and research at THE KLU. The international student body, together with obligatory practical training in Germany or abroad, exchange programs abroad and, above all, the international faculty, serve to guarantee the global character of the university.
- Delhi Business School (DBS), New Delhi, India
- Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business), Columbus, OH, USA
- Pyeongtaek University, Pyeongtaek, South Korea
- Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Cuernavaca Campus
- The Kochi International Business School (KiBS)
Contact the Kuehne Logistics University (THE KLU)
Dirk Laschke is responsible for Marketing and Public Relations at the Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) in Hamburg. Please feel free to contact him directly if you have any question on the KLU, its Master of Science in Management or the KLU Master of Science in Global Logistics.
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Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) - The Location
Hamburg and HafenCity – the place to study logistics
The Kühne Logistics University is situated in the waterfront urban development area of HafenCity in Hamburg, which as one of Europe’s largest seaports is ideal for the campus. Together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Maritime Logistics and the technology-oriented logistics center at the Hamburg University of Technology, THE KLU, with its strong leaning towards business science and interdisciplinary studies, is part of an important cluster of logistics research institutes in northern Europe.
With over four million inhabitants, the Hamburg metropolitan area is among the biggest winners to gain from the opening up of Eastern Europe and globalization. This metropolis on the water is the most easterly of the northern seaports, making it the ideal port for Eastern Europe. As a global hub serving overseas countries, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Baltic area, Hamburg benefits from its central position at the confluence of the global trade handled by European logistics.
Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) - Financial aid
The KLU offers a unique financing scheme in conjunction with brain capital GmbH: Brain capital financing offers students at The Kühne Logistics University an innovative way of funding their course. Participants in this scheme pay no tuition fees while studying. In return, they commit themselves to making income-dependent payments after graduation, once a certain income level has been reached. This means every student has the same opportunity to study at THE KLU, regardless of their financial background.
The Kuehne Logistics University also offers merit-based scholarships for each of the M.Sc. programs! Applicants must be admitted to either the M.Sc. Global Logistics or the M.Sc. Management. To apply for a scholarship please hand in the following:
- KLU scholarship application form (for the relevant program)
- GMAT score report (≥ 600)
Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) - Accreditation
- Our program MSc in Global Logistics has been accredited by ASIIN
- Our M.Sc. in Management was accredited by the Foundation of International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBBA). The reviewers also identified two fields of excellence! The scientific qualification of THE KLU lecturers and the amount of foreign languages. Furthermore a large number of criteria were surpassed, e.g. international aspects in general and in the program concept, international lecturers, international content, methods and scientific work, leadership skills, case studies, supervision by lecturers and program management.
Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) - Why to study here
Open the door to international career prospects
Logistics is a booming area and the driving force for growth in world trade. The logistics industry opens the door to international career prospects, interesting fields of activity, and the best chances of advancement with corresponding salaries.
Study logistics in a place where logistics is happening
Hamburg is a gateway to the world and is northern Europe’s leading logistics metropolis. There is nowhere else where you can study logistics so close to the real thing: right in the center of the Port of Hamburg, with one of the world’s most modern container terminals just a stone’s throw away and many potential employers right on the doorstep.
Benefit from an international environment
Come and meet students from all over the world, with whom you will work on and discuss current concepts and methods in logistics and supply chain management, guided by lecturers and professors who are internationally active. Come and share your own cultural perspective – and learn from others.
Get to know your future employer
Small group discussions, presentations by firms, and guest lecturers from representatives of well-known companies: THE KLU campus offers you so many ways to meet your future employer. Practical training is also a good way to get your foot in the door and build your reputation.
Concentrate on your studies
Choose the completely carefree package offered by a private university: Small-group teaching, an optimal student/staff ratio, a modern learning infrastructure, and a comprehensive range of services. It’s only a short step to reach your face-to-face contact. In other words – you do the studying, we do the organizing!
Interview about the Master in Management and the Master in Global Logistics
Verena Fritzsche is Program Manager at the Kuehne Logistics University (The KLU) in Hamburg. She is responsible for the KLU Master of Science in Management and the KLU Master of Science in Global Logistics.
In our interview she explains the differences between these two programs and provides information on who the programs are designed for, financial aid, and how to contact the KLU to get further information.