The Master Logistics and Traffic trains you in traffic and intelligent transportation systems and in logistics and transportation. The programme equips you to understand the complex interaction between logistics and traffic and explores techniques for optimising processes them through the application and consequence management of new, smart transportation technologies.
You learn how to address modern logistics and traffic processes from the perspective of the user or company (logistics, business management, OR) and from the perspective of the system itself (traffic, system design and management, modelling).
The programme consists of five elements:
Many companies from the public as well the private sector are looking for experts with a logistics and traffic background. These companies include sea- and airports, large international transportation companies, Flemish, Belgian and European governments, educational- and research institutes, public transportation companies, mobility service providers … Within these companies you can take up different functions, such as researcher, (system) developer and designer, logistics manager, project manager, operational manager ...
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Minimum required score:
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On the basis of the following degrees obtained outside the Flemish Community (admission is only granted after evaluation of the application file):
Non-native English students are required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS certificate.
All applications are evaluated by both KU Leuven admissions office and the relevant Master programme director. Admission is ultimately at the discretion of the faculty. GRE scores assist application processing and are strongly recommended.
For more information on the admission requirements, please visit the homepage of the programme.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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