Engineering - Logistics and Traffic, M.Sc.

Engineering - Logistics and Traffic, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
The Engineering - Logistics and Traffic programme is offered by the KU Leuven.


The Engineering - Logistics and Traffic programme is offered by the KU Leuven.

As a logistics & traffic student you acquire the necessary competences in optimisation and modelling techniques. You learn how to address modern logistic and traffic processes from the perspective of the user/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: • a remedial programme (max 15 ECTS); • a core programme which is required for all students (57 ECTS); • elective courses (9-13 ECTS) selected from a list of general interest courses; • elective courses (about 20 ECTS) selected from a list of general broadening courses; • a master’s thesis (24 ECTS) written on a subject of your choice.

Programme Structure

  • Decision Making for Industrial Management 
  • Traffic Engineering 
  • Operational Management 
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis 
  • Integration of Transport Infrastructure Planning and 
  • Spatial Planning 
  • Public Transportation, Design and Management 
  • Traffic and Transport Safety 
  • Distribution Logistics 
  • Supply Chain Engineering 
  • Transport Modals 
  • Integrated Practicum 1: Organisation of Logistics and 
  • Transportation 
  • Environmental and Transportation Economics 

                            Detailed Programme Facts

                            • Programme intensity Full-time
                              • Full-time duration 24 months
                            • Credits
                              120 ECTS
                            • Languages
                              • English
                            • Delivery mode
                              On Campus

                            English Language Requirements

                            You only need to take one of these language tests:

                            • Minimum required score:


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                            • Minimum required score:


                              The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                            Academic Requirements

                            On the basis of the following degrees obtained outside the Flemish Community (admission is only granted after evaluation of the application file):
                            • 4 year bachelor of Engineering· 
                            • 4 year bachelor in Industrial Engineering·
                            • Master in Engineering

                            Tuition Fee

                            • International Applies to you

                              6000 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                            • National Applies to you

                              906 EUR/year
                              Tuition Fee
                              Based on the original amount of 906 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                            Living costs for Leuven

                            • 810 - 1280 EUR/month
                              Living Costs

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


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