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14380 EUR/year
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The MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University (KLU) provides you with the tools to become a leader in today’s most vibrant management disciplines. 

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The MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University (KLU) provides you with the tools to become a leader in today’s most vibrant management disciplines. 

The pandemic situation proved once more that logistics and supply chain management are relevant as ever before and are world trade growth drivers. They offer 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.

Studying at KLU in Germany is the right choice. 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 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.


KLU won studyportal's Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021: Students have rated KLU the world’s best university offering English-language programs. Awards are based on 108,000 student reviews of higher education institutions around the world. 



KLU strictly conform to principles and regulations established by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs. All of our programs are accredited under the scheme of an Accreditation Council at national level. KLU has the high status of a University with a focus on research and is one of a few private universities in Germany which has the right to grant doctorates.

Programme Structure

We offer different track options for the program, which we differentiate in Standard Track (2 years), Fast Track (1.5 years), Part-Time Track (2,5 years) and Tricon Cooperation Track (2 years). As most of our International students opt for the Standard Track, we will high-light details on the Standard Track here.

Standard Track

  • 2 year (4 semesters), 120 ECTS program in English!
  • Courses in logistics, supply chain management, management, managerial skills
  • Exchange semester with partner universities 
  • Career & Professional Development Program
  • 3-month Internship Program
  • Master’s thesis (5 months)


During our Open Day, you will be able to hear about the programs that we offer, chat with students about their experience at KLU, and watch a lecture from KLU faculty. Join us on one of the following dates:

  • 19 November 2022
  • 4 February 2023
  • 1 April 2023
  • 17 June 2023
  • 18 November 2023

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The visa process takes up to two months, starting on the date of acceptance. We strongly recommend our international students to apply by 31 March.


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120 ECTS

ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) is a tool employed by higher education institutions within Europe and is meant to allow easier recognition of studies across different curricula and countries. Essentially it is a way for universities in Europe to “speak the same language”. 1 ECTS typically accounts for a workload of 30 hours.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Kühne Logistics University (KLU) and/or in Germany, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

We require a Bachelor's degree (at least 180 ECTS) in business or economics, but will consider other analytical fields such as industrial engineering, business informatics, and mathematics if your bachelor's degree contains at least four courses in business. There are different ways to make up for missing business courses, please enquire. Foreign university degrees will be evaluated according to the guidelines of the German Council of Higher Education.

These requirements are valid for our Standard Track! If you are interested in Fast Track, Tricon Cooperation or Part-Time track please visit our website. 


Online Open Days 2022:  26 February / 9 April / 25 June / 19 November


Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7190 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7190 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • KLU charges the same tuition fee for domestic as well as international students.
  • Private education in Germany is considerably less expensive than in the US/UK

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Merit Based Scholarships

KLU offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships for exceptional applicants for our BSc and MSc programs. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship for the tuition fees for their entire program of 50-100%.

Brain Capital Financing

Students participating in this financing model do not or only partially pay tuition fees during studies. However, they commit themselves to make income-dependent payments upon graduation

Gifted Education Scholars

Scholarship holders of one of the institutions for gifted education (Begabtenförderwerke) supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) can apply for a full tuition fee waiver.

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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