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Kühne Logistics University

BSc, MSc, and PhD degree programs featuring an international student body, an outstanding faculty, an intimate learning environment, and extensive corporate ties.
Kühne Logistics University

Fast Facts

Campus: Hamburg (HafenCity)
Founded: 2010

Academic Studies

Kühne Logistics University - Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung (KLU) is a private, state-accredited university located on Hamburg's harbor. Sponsored by the nonprofit Kühne Stiftung (Kühne Foundation), KLU offers a broad spectrum of courses and research in logistics and supply chain and business management.

Our BSc, MSc, and PhD degree programs feature an international student body, an outstanding faculty, an intimate learning environment, and extensive corporate ties.

KLU is unique for its international faculty known for research excellence in logistics, transportation, supply chain management, and related aspects of business.

The private university in Hamburg is one of the top universities in the 2014 Handelsblatt research ranking of business administration faculties and achieved top ratings in the 2017 CHE university rankings.

  • KLU is the main source of interdisciplinary insight for global logistics research and practice.
  • KLU graduates bring logistics expertise to leadership positions in the logistics industry as well as operational logistics functions and related industries and functions.
  • KLU is the first choice for executives seeking to expand their expertise in logistics and for logistics managers on faculties in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Study at KLU

All our programs are taught in English. All of our programs are distinguished by an international student body, outstanding faculty, an intimate learning environment and extensive corporate ties. Enjoy the advantages of a private university: instruction in small groups, a favorable student-faculty ratio, easy access to important contacts, modern infrastructure and a comprehensive range of services.

Study in Hamburg

And you will be studying in Hamburg – a popular city among German students featuring a broad cultural spectrum. The nightlife in Hamburg is diverse, the city is a venue for fabulous festivals, and you have a choice of everything from relaxing cafés to trendy bars in the St. Georg and Schanze districts.

Start your Career

Your degree from the KLU will certainly be career boosting. Alumni from our programs were hired for example by Accenture GmbH, Airbus S.A.S., BASF, Beiersdorf AG, DB Schenker - Rail, EADS Group, IBM Group, Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG, Johnson & Johnson Medical, Lufthansa Group, Siemens, Vattenfall Wind Power or Anheuser-Bush.

Application directly at KLU

To apply for the BIC Preparation Program with KLU and the B.Sc. Business Administration please contact the KLU via e-mail at study/at/

Degree Programs offered after a BIC Preparation Program