Globalization is ever increasing and the outsourcing has become a trend. This means that goods flow into all directions, traffic is increasing and the logistics sector is booming. Especially in Germany, a hub between east and west, between north and south, the sector of logistics has developed into one of the strongest economic sectors. The demand for qualified specialists is growing every day and can hardly be covered in the foreseeable future.
The University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, as one of the training bases for experts in this field, is well recognized by European logistics companies. The tradition of the study programme Transport / Logistics can be dated back more than 30 years . For years the study course has been awarded top rankings in logistics. Built upon decades of experience, the Master’s programme logistics engineering and Management qualifies the students for important and sophisticated managerial tasks in international logistics. By using scientific methods, the students are capable of analyzing highly complex transport and transhipment processes, implement optimisation measures and to develop and apply new solutions. They can take on attractive managerial tasks in manufacturing, trade and service companies as well as in corporate consultancies.
Following the established tradition of the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven the course of studies has its focus on technical logistics,economics, management and law as well as information and communication technology. Thus, the students have access to the Bremerhaven-specific and multifaceted spectrum of knowledge, which has always been needed and still remains as a distinctive feature in the logistics employment market. The fourth semester is devoted entirely to the Master’s thesis. The focus of the Master’s thesis is to research or plan projects in a national or international economy. The students benefit here a lot from the well developed network with scientific institutes and organizations such as the Institute of Maritime Transport and Logistics (ISL), the Institute of Risk Management and Logistics Law (IRML) or the Information Centre of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances (GGIZ). The international orientation of the Master’s programme is reflected in teaching, the projects and the exchange programmes worldwide and makes the excellent training even more complete and can be brought into their professional life by the graduates.