Master International Management: Transport & Logistics
This path leads directly to your goal.
Key information at a glance
Language of instruction
General management know-how perfectly combined with expertise from the logistics industry
Our International Management Master’s degree programme with a major in Transport & Logistics prepares you to analyse strategic and logistical problems using scientific methods in order to develop solutions and implement them in a company.
You also learn how to apply scientific methods in transport and logistics, and you learn about business and economic methods, concepts and contents that you can apply in national and international companies in the industry.
Facts about the degree programme
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Bachelor’s degree, proof of English language skills
International Management for career changers
A degree within a year
When you pursue our three-semester Transport & Logistics programme, you will focus on subject-specific skills and receive your Master’s degree after just 1.5 years.
What you will learn from us
The Master’s degree programme prepares you to analyse strategic and logistical problems with scientific methods, to develop solution concepts, and to implement them within a company:
How does the course of studies work?
- You learn and practice the application of scientific methods in the field of transport and logistics.
- You deal with passenger traffic as well as goods traffic in both theory and practice.
- You learn about business and economic methods, concepts and contents that you can apply in nationally and internationally oriented companies in the industry.
- You acquire the skills to analyse strategic and logistic problems using scientific methods and to develop relevant solutions.
In the third semester of your Master's programme in International Management, you choose your major and set your personal focus.
Studying at the IU supports and challenges you. Here is what you need to become part of our university.
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Economics or similar from an accredited university (3 year programme or equivalent to 180 ECTS)
- Final grade of at least "Satisfactory" (Minimum grade point average equivalent of 3.0 according to the German grading system)
- Proof of English proficiency: Academic IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL IBT 80 points / PTE 56 points (overall) / Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency
If you have a Bachelor´s degree of 3 years from fields other than Business or Management you can still access this Master by doing our Business-Preparation Semester (Path2Master).
Just send us your application and our Admission team will guide you on your different options.
Where you will be studying
Students who want to focus diligently on their studies but also enjoy themselves shouldn’t have to spend their time in crowded lecture halls, dusty libraries or long queues in front of their professors’ offices. Small study groups ensure you receive excellent support at the IU and have a “direct line” to the lecturers. Our professors and lecturers have a wealth of practical experience and outstanding expertise; many of them are still active in companies in addition to their work at IU. Our different campuses offer you everything you need for your education and well-being: modern seminar rooms, libraries, IT support, WIFI and a canteen; and in Bad Honnef there is also a café and a bar right on campus.
What are my prospects?
The international orientation of your studies and the logistics and transport industry makes you a global player. After graduation, for example, you can work as a ...
Your career? International!
- Logistic consultant
- Sourcing manager
- Process manager
Whether it is at a global medium-sized company or at a multinational corporation abroad – the IU prepares you well for the global job market. The numbers speak for themselves: 3 out of 4 of our graduates work in an international environment, and every third person works abroad.
The IU is constantly on the look out for new partners and fruitful cooperations
We are very grateful for the commitment of our partners who support us in a variety of ways through grants, sponsorship, guest speakers, events, direct recruitment and more. Over time, a special relationship develops between the IU and the cooperation partner. The exchange between the two deepens and all sides profit from the individual cooperation contract. The goal of these partnerships is to support interested students and graduates and to give them the best possible chances and insights.