The Master course „Logistics Engineering and Management" is designed as a consecutive program of the Bachelor's degree program “Transportation Engineering and Logistics” and comprises 4 semesters. The provision of technical and methodological skills, specialized knowledge, development and problem-solving skills, coupled with concrete, practical examples qualifies graduates to become highly qualified and to some extent specialized professionals in upper management segments. The student is enabled to perform tasks in responsible senior positions, for example in the areas of management, development or distribution. The importance of such tasks requires appropriate training content. Therefore it is necessary to acquire basic knowledge and skills as well as other interdisciplinary competences and key qualifications. This scope is required to obtain the necessary competence, which the management personel in a company should have.

Another goal of the Master program is to qualify graduates for application-oriented research and the ability to be Ph.D.-student. The effective design of a "supply chain" requires not only new ways of thinking but also ways and methods to be established by highly trained scientists. Therefore the students are also instructed in the methods of scientific work. The existing technological system in logistics relationships are reflected by the respective coursework.

Structure of the course

The curriculum of the course follows the image of the rapid change of technology, information processing and organization in all areas of logistics.

The curriculum consists of:

·         science and technology,

·         economics,

·         application-oriented computer science,

·         law,

·         hazardous material management and

·         languages

Information processing and communications are used as back-office functionality in all these areas and is applied in each case subject respectively. The student goes through a very wide-ranging program with integrated practical elements. It can thus in his future job integrate experts from different disciplines to develop common solutions.

The course of studies in the Master program has a duration of 6 semesters and includes a total of 16 modules. In general, each module comprises 4 hours per week and is awarded 6 credit points. Per semester 30 credit points are provided. Overall, 120 credit points should be collected for the Master degree.