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B.Eng. Logistics

An English-taught bachelor's degree in Logistics for all interested students
FHWS Campus
  • University profile:
     University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
  • Website degree program:
  • Discipline areas:
     Engineering, Business
  • Language of instruction:
  • Start at university:
     Winter Semester
  • Duration of Study:

    BIC Preparation Program: 8 months
    Bachelor's degree: 3.5 years
    Total: approx. 4 years for a bachelor's degree

  • Course:
  • Academic requirements:

    This English-taught Bachelor degree in Logistics is open to all interested students who fulfill the academic entry requirements of the German higher education system.

    Mandatory Internship:

    Applicants are required to have completed a 6-week technical and/or logistics-orientated internship and have a deeper knowledge of mathematics, physics, and informatics. Under extenuating circumstances, this internship can be completed any time before the end of the second term. FHWS is willing to help the students find a partner company if necessary. More detailed guidelines can be downloaded directly from FHWS using this link.

    English Language Certification:
    • Valid TOEFL IBT® test result of at least 83 points (internet-based)
    • Valid IELTS test with at least 6.0 points
    • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) or Cambridge B2 First, minimum grade C
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge C1 Advanced, minimum level B2
    • UNIcert® Certificate, minimum level II (UniCert® II)
    • English language certificates at the minimum level B2 obtained at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

    Native speaker, as well as applicants, who hold an english-taught school-leaving qualification or study degree.


As of 9th April 2015

Source: Study and Examination Regulations

Career Prospects

This cutting-edge degree program ensures that graduates are very well trained to cope with possible employment in industry, retail trade or in the service industry. Its professional objective is to qualify graduates for challenging roles in purchasing or logistics in a production, retail, or other company in the logistics services sector.

Degree Content

Logistics organizes the entire process of planning, designing, controlling, and monitoring the flow of materials and information in a company, as well as between suppliers and customers throughout the entire production chain.

The Logistics degree features a winning combination of business, engineering, and organization subjects. It is designed to be integrated and interdisciplinary.

In addition to imparting knowledge in the fundamental areas of technical, IT, business administration, and general academic subjects, a great deal of importance is placed on the training of soft skills, such as teamwork, time management, assertiveness, debate and presentational skills, and independent identification and solving of problems.

First Year of Studies
1st Semester2nd Semester
  • Communication Skills for Logistics
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Analysis and Planning Methods in Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • General Elective
  • Mathematics Basics
  • IT-based Logistics
  • Physics
  • Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting
  • Transportation Logistics and Forwarding
  • Economic Sciences Basics
  • Statistics
Second Year of Studies
3rd Semester4th Semester
  • Operations Research
  • Technical Mechanics
  • Principles of Electrical Engineering
  • Business Processes in Logistics
  • Material Sciences and Construction
  • International Trade Law
  • Seminar A
  • Material Flow Systems/ Technical Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project in Industry A
  • ERP Logistics Applications
  • Technical Applications for Logistics
Third Year of Studies
5th Semester6th Semester
  • SCM- and APS-System, Customizing
  • International Logistics
  • Seminar B
  • Logistics Services
  • Strategic Purchasing
  • Project in Industry B
  • Internship: Preparation and Reflection
  • Internship
4th Year of Studies
7th Semester
  • Elective module A
  • Elective module B
  • Bachelor‘s Seminar
  • Bachelor's Thesis
  • Core Comp. 1
  • Core Comp. 2