The KLU!

The KLU is a private, independent university dedicated to teaching and research in the fields of logistics, supply chain management, management and economics.

The KLU!

The KLU is a private, independent university dedicated to teaching and research in the fields of logistics, supply chain management, management and economics.


Milestones

September 13, 2013

KLU is moving to its new campus at Großer Grasbrook 17 in the HafenCity, Hamburg. During the opening ceremony Professor Klaus-Michael Kühne announces that the Kühne Foundation will provide a grant of more than €40 million to secure the operation of the university over the coming years.

September 14, 2012

The first KLU students have completed their master studies in global logistics and supply chain management. They are presented with their degree certificates at a graduation ceremony held in the Internationales Maritimes Museum in Hamburg.

September, 2012

The KLU is ranked among the top universities in the Handelsblatt research ranking of Business Administration faculties in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

September 30, 2011

The Foundation of International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) grants accreditation to the Management Master (MSc Management). 

September 15, 2011

Start of the Management Master (M.Sc. Management). The Kühne Logistics University welcomes first student cohort on campus. The class consists of 15 students.

August 25, 2011

Start of the Executive Education. The International Summer School "Supply Chain and Logistics Management" is offered in collaboration with Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. 

December 10, 2010

The ASIIN e. V grants accreditation to the Global Logistics Master (M.Sc. Global Logistics). 

September 24, 2010

Start of the Global Logistics Master (MSc Global Logistic). The Kühne Logistics University welcomes first student cohort on campus. The class consists of 27 students from 15 different nations.

September 21, 2010

The Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg grants state recognition to the Kühne Logistics University - Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung.

January 12, 2010

The Hamburg University of Technology transfers its shares in the Kühne School of Logistics and Management GmbH to the Kühne-Stiftung (Foundation). The path is now free for an independent and private THE KLU.

December 9, 2009

Decision to establish the KÜHNE LOGISTICS UNIVERSITY – Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung.

July 31, 2009

The Kühne School is selected as a landmark in the competition “Germany Land of Ideas”. Federal President Horst Köhler is patron of the initiative.

July 5, 2007

At a Senate reception in the Hamburg City Hall honoring his 70th birthday, Klaus-Michael Kühne announces his intention to donate 30 million euros to develop and expand the HSL Hamburg School of Logistics at the TUHH.

August 28 to September 8, 2006

The HSL begins its first Summer School. This executive education program is geared towards specialists and managers from the industry, trade and service sectors.

August 28, 2006

The HSL expands its course program and starts the two-year in-service MBA program with an emphasis on logistics and supply chain management.

October 1, 2004

The HSL Hamburg School of Logistics begins its teaching activities. The first 17 students of the MBA Program in Logistics are welcomed to the TUHH campus.

July 9, 2003

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), together with the Kühne-Foundation, establish the HSL Hamburg School of Logistics.