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KLU stories

Under the heading "KLU stories," we provide glimpses behind the scenes at KLU. You will find interesting stories about our students’ projects, trips, and activities here.

  • KLU student Thierry Biwer (MSC GL 2016)

    Planning for the future

    KLU student Thierry Biwer’s decision to do a masters in global logistics was designed to develop his own career. With the formation of a logistics students’ assocation in Luxembourg he hopes to help develop the careers of others.


  • Milly Novakovic, Participant Summer School Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2015

    Around the world in 12 days

    In July this year, Milly Novakovic took a break from her busy role as a shipping manager in Italy, to journey to Hamburg and attend the KLU’s International Summer School in Supply Chain and Logistics Management – a decision she...


  • Alumna Sina Luikenga (MSC GL 2012)

    How Sina’s dream of her own food truck came true

    Her father is a captain, so Sina has always been passionate about shipping and logistics and will remain so. But after having worked at Vattenfall as an installation logistics manager for two years, Sina and her twin sister Sanna...


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    Maximilian Gillmeister: A Musical Pioneer

    A teacher, symphony orchestra conductor, singer, and cello and piano player – Maximilian Gillmeister is a man of many talents. In other words, the ideal person to establish and lead the KLU band.


  • students walking down Kaiserkai

    Hamburg – a great place to study

    With its world-class universities and colleges, and enticing mix of industry, culture, nature, and nightlife, Hamburg is an attractive and exciting destination for German and international students looking to further their...


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    The Path to Success

    Finding your ideal job starts with taking the first steps in the right direction. Anne Rehmet and Ina Renz of the KLU Careers Development and Alumni Relations Office explain how they help students with those steps and the...


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    Dressage and a management career: Sophie Luise Pricken achieves her goals at KLU with an unusual combination

    Marketing, Accounting or the Statistics test – in the daytime, student Sophie Luise Pricken gives her all for her bachelor’s in management at Kühne Logistics University (KLU). But her evenings belong to Grando, her 8-year-old...


  • NUS students at KLU

    Students from Singapore on journey of discovery in Hamburg

    On a study trip to KLU and Hamburg, National University of Singapore students Seraph Zhang and Sujie Li talk about some of the highlights of the visit, and what makes German businesses special.


  • Lena orchestrates Elbjazz Festival

    Logistics student Lena orchestrates Elbjazz Festival

    Few of those sipping chilled wine and tapping their toes at the recent Elbjazz Festival in Hamburg would have given much thought to the organisational research and planning that goes into such an event. But for one festivalgoer,...


  • 2013-11-26
    My semester abroad in Uruguay

    Originally from Germany and currently in Uruguay for his exchange semester, Markus is one of our Master's students. Follow him on his trip and enjoy a good read about studying at Universidad de Montevideo (UM) and living abroad...


  • 2013-10-29
    My semester abroad in China: “… It just flows”

    Originally from Colombia and currently in China for her exchange semester, María Lucía is one of our Master's students. Follow her on her trip and enjoy a good read about daily life in Shanghai and the many beautiful,...


  • 2013-07-01
    Election Day

    The semester abroad is a unique experience for the entire KLU student body. But before they get to choose their partner university on election day, the International Office and its manager, Ulrike Schneider, have already done...


  • 2012-12-21
    From Beijing to Han Bao

    Yimin Yin (born in 1989) is truly far away from home. It took almost 13 hours to fly the approx. 7,500 km from Beijing, China – her home town – to Hamburg, Germany (called Han Bao in Chinese), where she will be living for the...


  • 2012-12-04
    From MSc to PhD

    Kristoph Ullrich was one of the 25 first students who enrolled in the Master in Global Logistics program in September 2010. After graduating this year he chose to stay with the KLU for his PhD studies rather than taking up on...


  • Jennifer Esterle, KLU graduate Master of Science Global Logistics, Class of 2012

    “Endless logistics challenges!” - KLU graduate Jennifer Esterle works as a logistics specialist in Haiti

    Former KLU student Jennifer Esterle works as a logistics specialist in the humanitarian sector in Haiti for a small non-profit organization called Meds & Food for Kids. The company is helping to save children's lives by fighting...