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Kühne Logistics University

Wirtschaftswoche Ranking 2019

The newest ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche identifies the strongest research universities in the field of Business Administration in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Out of 200 competing universities, KLU scores No. 2 among all private universities and reaches the top 20 (No. 19) in the overall ranking. In terms of research-output per professor, KLU faculty is ranked No. 1 of all private universities and No. 7 in the overall ranking.   

The ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche evaluates the research output of universities from 2009 to 2018. Main ranking parameters are the number of publications per university as well as the number of publishing faculty indicating the productivity per professor.

CHE University Ranking 2017

KLU students have given their university high ratings in the latest CHE University Ranking. In each of the relevant main criteria (degree program and teaching, international orientation, job market, career relevance, and equipment), KLU consistently appears in the top group. In other words, KLU shows up with lots of green dots in the CHE Ranking.

The CHE Ranking is the most comprehensive, detailed university ranking in the German-speaking region. In addition to information on degree programs, teaching, and equipment, the ranking reflects students’ assessment of the general conditions related to studying at their university.

Handelsblatt ranking 2014

The Handelsblatt ranking looks at all business administration faculties in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and evaluates more than 2.600 researchers at about 100 universities. Kühne Logistics University ranks no. 3 in research output per professor among all universities in Germany and has the highest research output of all private business schools in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Five professors from KLU rank among the top researchers in business administration research. The rankings include the categories of Top 100 Current Researchers, Top 100 Researchers Under 40 and Top 250 Researcher Life’s Work.

FIBAA Premium Seal

The Foundation of International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) has accredited over 1,800 degree programs, but until now it has awarded the premium seal to only 16 universities – including Kühne Logistics University. Both of KLU’s master’s degree programs – Management and Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management, as well as KLU’s Bachelor in Business Administration – have earned the FIBAA Premium Seal.

University Award 2017

The Federal Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure's University Award (Hochschulpreis Güterverkehr und Logistik) for freight transport and logistics recognises outstanding university logistic programs. Alexander Dobrindt, Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, presented the high-profile award for 2017 as part of the 7th National Conference on Freight Transport and Logistics in Munich to the KLU.