Supply Chain Management

University of Cologne

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Tuition fee
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The Supply Chain Management program from University of Cologne addresses the relevant intra- and cross-company issues in seeking to solve the manifold challenges of global supply chain management. 


Students learn about field-tested concepts as well as the latest research findings and how they can be applied in practice. Many modules are delivered in English language.

Key Issues

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of customer strategy developement, logistics and production managemetn, purchasing, customer service management, internal and inter-company planning, optimisation and management accounting
  • Analyse complex processes before implementation
  • Explore how Industry 4.0 influences supply chain process planning
  • Find out how companies can remain constantly innovative
  • Take the next step in your career as future executive in business consultancy, product and project management, developement, purchasing, logistics, production or services

Career Opportunities

The major in Supply Chain Management from University of Cologne is directed at future executives in, for example, the fields of business consultancy, product and project management, development, purchasing, logistics, production and services. The M.Sc. in Business Administration widens the knowledge gained in your bachelor studies, giving you advanced expertise in your chosen field. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Innovation 
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Behavioral Operations
  • Production Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree certificate | If you have not finished your bachelor studies but have passed at least 80% of the examinations (at least 144 credits in a bachelor degree carrying 180 ECTS credits), you can apply by submitting a confirmation of all credits earned so far, along with a provisional average grade computed and certified by your examination office.
  • Transcript of records (stamped and signed) 
  • School leaving certificate | A-levels/ High school diploma
  • Official description of the content of all taken bachelor courses | e.g. course catalogue or PDF-file with link to course description at the website of the University)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Proof of German language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The UoC does not charge any tuition fees. However a semester fee has to be paid each semester/6 months and amounts to 279,65 €.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Supply Chain Management
University of Cologne


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