Master in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

Master in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Our MSc program in global logistics and supply chain management provides you with the tools to become a leader in today’s most vibrant management disciplines. Logistics and supply chain management are booming and world trade growth drivers. They offer excellent international career opportunities and financial prospects. Specialized topics represent more than half of the curriculum. 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.

KLU is a great place to study

  • Research university with high academic standards combined with practical application
  • Top ranked in CHE university ranking and Handelsblatt research ranking
  • Small classes, interactive teaching and excellent student-professor ratio
  • Truly international students and faculty; all courses taught in English
  • Internships and semester abroad integrated into the curriculum
  • Case- and project-based learning, excursions, business simulations, regular interaction with industry professionals
  • High quality career services and corporate network, career orientation and guidance
  • State-of-the-art campus in the heart of Hamburg’s HafenCity
  • Premium accredited program (FIBAA)

Cesar Maldonado

Business Analyst Strategic Procurement, Hamburg Süd

Hamburg, Germany

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Daniel Albuquerque

Director of Projects & Business Development, CONTRAIL Logística S.A.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Heinrich Längerer

Management Consulting, Accenture

Munich, Germany

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Maximilian Slupina

Supply Chain Planning & Supply Chain Quality, BMW Group

Munich, Germany

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Peter Hentzschel

Associate at Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Munich, Germany

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Philipp Doehle

Business Analyst, Deloitte Deutschland

Munich, Germany

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Adolfo Guajardo Tijerina

Business Development, Seven Senders GmbH

Hamburg, Germany

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Román Peláez

Disposition, Audi México

Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

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Sara Maradey

Global Supply Chain Management - Warehouse and Distribution Performance Management, Bayer

Cologne, Germany

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Simon Spinner

Management Consultant, Accenture

Cologne, Germany

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Alexandra Mueller

Specialist Logistics Planning, BMW Group

Munich, Germany

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Babu Saravanan

Project Leader for Innovative Logistics Solution, IKEA Components

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Colin Beaucamp

Global Logistics Trainee at Hilti

Paris, France

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Jeetendra Shukla

Supply Chain Logistics Specialist, The Dow Chemical Company

Hamburg, Germany

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Lars Eric Wiechern

CARE Business Partner, Customer Service, Maersk Line

Hamburg, Germany

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Lea Stegemann

Supply Chain Consultant, ALTRAN

Munich, Germany

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Linda Irulara

Logistics Coordinator, ALTEN

Munich, Germany

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Max León Nuñez

Business Development Manager Latin America, HJ Schryver & Co (GmbH & Co KG)

Hamburg, Germany

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Oliver Wang

Regional Materials Manager, Hilti

Hamburg, Germany

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Paloma Piris de la Peña

Coordinator Business Area Procurement Energy Networks, E.ON

Barcelona, Spain

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Quentin Ertzscheid

Regional Materials Manager (Northern Europe), Hilti (Gt. Britain) Ltd

Manchester, United Kingdom

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Sara Guerrero-Garcia

Supply Chain Specialist, Save the Children International


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Sean Holdforth

Process Engineer, Kuehne + Nagel


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Srikanth Umakanth

Srikanth Umakanth

Logistics Engineer - Network Solutions, Expeditors

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Tobias Gawor

Head of Logistics, FRESAND GmbH

Rostock, Germany

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Curriculum and Services

Our two-year MSc in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program starts every September. 


  • Courses in logistics, supply chain management, management, economics, and managerial skills
  • Optional fast track in three semesters (bachelor’s degree = 210 ECTS)
  • Exchange semester with partner universities (standard track)
  • Three-month internship
  • Master’s thesis (5 months)

Master in Global Logistics & SCM Curriculum (Standard Track)
Master in Global Logistics & SCM Curriculum (Fast Track)



Our Career Services offers a unique program that targets your personal development and your contacts with future employers. Our International Office paves the way for your semester abroad and our Program Management ensures that your course of study meets our quality standards and runs as smoothly as possible. Upon acceptance, we will help you organize your journey to Hamburg and continue to assist you throughout this process.

You do the studying; we do everything else!

Ruben Gomez, Student MSc Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Class of 2017

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful and international cities in Europe. There is always something going on here. To study at KLU means to connect with people from all over the world. Come with an open mind and without any prejudices – you will not be disappointed!

Ruben Gomez, Student MSc Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Class of 2017



The tuition for the two-year program is 5,980 per semester. Please enquire about our various financing options.

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How to Apply

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university or college*
  • TOEFL (iBT: 90) or IELTS (band 6.5) or CAE/CPE (grade C) to demonstrate English proficiency. The TOEFL, IELTS or an equivalent certificate must not be older than 2 years at the time of submitting the application. In case of admission, please note that you will need an official score report (hardcopy) for the enrolment. Therefore, please name KLU when registering for a test, if possible (TOEFL institutional code is 7373).

*The bachelor’s degree must comprise at least 180 ECTS for the standard track or 210 ECTS for the fast track. Applicants for the fast track must have done at least one academic term abroad during their previous university study. We require a degree in business or economics, but will consider other fields such as industrial engineering, business informatics, and mathematics if your bachelor's degree contains a sufficient number of courses (at least four) in business administration or economics.

A passing grade on the GMAT or TM WISO test is not an admission requirement, however, the Admissions Committee will consider test scores positively.

You do not have your bachelor’s certificate yet? Just provide a transcript of records and you can submit the bachelor’s certificate at a later stage.

  • Start of application period: November 1st, 2016
  • Recommended application deadline, non-EU applicants: March 31, 2017
  • Application deadline: June 30, 2017

We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. For fully completed applications received by December 31, you will be granted a 10% early-bird discount on the overall tuition upon enrolment. To be entitled for the discount you need to fully complete the online application form and submit it together with your transcript of records.

Non-EU applicants please note: The visa process takes up to two months, starting on the date of acceptance by KLU. Please keep in mind that there are a lot of other organizational matters to deal with when planning your study abroad. We recommend non-EU applicants to apply before March 31, 2017.

We require an administrative fee of €100 for non-EU applicants, to be paid upon admission. 

We will consider your application as soon as we have received all the required documents and will notify you of the board of admission's decision promptly (6-8 weeks).


Only candidates we have admitted can apply for scholarships.

KLU merit-based scholarships (50%-100% tuition)

Applicants are chosen based on outstanding academic performance (GPA less than or equal to 1.5), social commitment, and extracurricular activities. Download application form.


  • March 31, 2017 (first selection round)
  • May 31, 2017 (second selection round)

GPA = Grade point average according to the German grading scale (1.0 is the best possible grade and 4.0 is the minimum passing grade).

Applications for a scholarship must be submitted by e-mail to until the given deadlines.


You are welcome to schedule a personal appointment. We would be happy to show you around and answer all your questions. Please call us at +49 40 328 707-160.