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Global Logistics (M.Sc.)

A unique combination of logistics, traffic and foreign trade, based on a broad IT foundation

Frankfurt/Main distinguishes itself as a central hub for logistics and mobility. You will be hard pressed to find another place in the world, where goods, finance and information transactions are interlinked as ingeniously as here in the Rhine-Main-Metropolis. T+G142 Take advantage of this special location and, amongst other things, gain access to the globally unique House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM). Within the study program Global Logistics you will deliberate on content involving current research findings and have opportunities to discuss them with logistics experts from renowned enterprises.


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First-year students

Study aptitude test

The Frankfurt UAS ranked 3rd place in the ranking of the German weekly business news magazine 'Wirtschaftswoche / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen'.

The pillars of logistics and of the degree course

As a logistics specialist you must possess expert knowledge, be able to operate IT systems and know you way around the globe. The professional pillars are clearly determined and oriented in the requirements of the companies:

  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • IT (SAP ERP, Intra logistics systems and SAP SCM)
  • Foreign trade aspects
  • Research projects involving logistics and transport economy in form of seminars

Structure of the study program - practice-oriented!

Six modules out of 13 are completed on practical questions in teams of 5 together with companies. Exemplary tasks:

  • Air freight: Price-/accounting models in ULD outsourcing (ULD = Unit Load Design; air freight pallets)
  • air freight / haulage: How does Brexit affect the air freight market?
  • Catering: Development of concept ideas for peak-oriented meals; Commissioning under consideration of upstream and downstream production processes
  • Block chain technology in logistics
  • City logistics concepts
  • Pharmaceutical sector: Digitization in the order fulfillment process
  • KMU: Selection of appropriate commissioning technology / adequate storage technology

The lectures are mainly held at the globally unique House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) at Gateway Gardens at Frankfurt Airport. We are represented there with numerous projects and teach, research, and collaborate with 20 other institutions of higher education and many companies. Will we also be working there with you in the future?

Course catalogue

We currently do not accept applications.

The application deadline was July 15.

Contentual unparalleled – accompanied by experts

  • Prof. Dr. Ralf Banning (SAP; more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector)
  • Klaus Hamp (Senior Consultant for SCM at Ernst & Young)
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Koch (Logistics; more than 10 years of experience in aviation and logistics)
  • Prof. Dr. Köster (Economics;  more than 15 years of experience outside the institution of higher education)
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Lueg-Arndt (Economics; more than 10 years of experience outside the institution of higher education)
  • Konstantin Montasem (Change Management, CEO innergy GmbH)
  • Prof. Dr. Karl-Rudolph Rupprecht (Logistics; more than 30 years of experience in aviation)
  • Prof. Dr. Kai-Oliver Schocke (Logistics; more than 14 years of experience in logistics)
  • Irene Wagner (Senior Consultant for logistics at Miebach Consulting)
  • Alex Waterinxck (Senior Consultant for logistics at Miebach Consulting)
  • Prof. Dr. Kirstin Zimmer (Qu processes; more than 10 years of experience in aviation)

You are convinced that this the right choice for you and you would like to apply!

All good things come in threes:
  1. Please check the professional requirements! If you meet them, if you have more than 30 ECTS in relevant subjects, then …
  2. … apply for a study place and …
  3. … complete at the same time the study aptitude test.


Program Global Logistics
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Terms 3 semesters, full-time
ECTS-Credit Points 90
Program start Each year winter semester
Application deadline July 15
Languages German, English
Accreditation ZEvA until the end of the summer semester 2019
Admission requirements yes (NC and study aptitude test)


Your perspectives will be diverse: managerial responsibilities within logistics, freight, railway, aviation or shipping companies are just as conceivable as a prominent position within infrastructure companies (airports or industrial ports) or in a consulting firm.


The logistics professors are the group that performs the most research at this faculty by far. A large number of projects take place with the participation of students of the Frankfurt UAS.-It is also possible to undergo (external) doctoral studies . Have a look yourself!

Accreditation and degree

  • The master's degree course Global Logistics was accredited by ZEvA and entails 90 ECTS credits.
  • After the successful completion of the course of study, we will grant you the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

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