Transport and Logistics Management, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
The Master in Transport and Logistics Management at the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef - Bonn prepares you to take on leadership and management functions in companies in the logistics and freight industry.


When it is a question of transporting goods from A to B, particularly in our globalised world, it is becoming more and more important to recognise and solve logistical problems.

The study programme builds on the foundation of your first business related degree and deepens your previous knowledge so that you can competently assume positions of responsibility and leadership.

Why should I study Transport and Logistics Management at the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef - Bonn?
  • International campus with students and professors from more than 85 nations
  • Theory and practice closely linked through case studies, projects and certificates
  • Lectures in English and intensive exchanges with professors and fellow students
  • Top-class network of industry contacts for careers at home and abroad
  • Instruction in small groups given by lecturers with track records of practical experience
  • Specialisation options in pioneering fields, for example ground transport
  • Unique study programme with a high rate of recognition in the industry
  • Comprehensive application-oriented knowledge from the fields of aviation, shipping and ground transport
Set your personal focus

During your studies, you can chose one of the following specialisations:

  • Aviation
  • Ground Transport
  • Decision Making
What are the professional prospects in the field of transport & logistics?

Diverse and important tasks with leadership responsibilities are waiting for you. The international orientation of your studies and the transport and logistics sector make you a global player.

Future employers could be transport and logistics firms, forwarding agencies, companies from the aviation sector and consulting firms who advise the supply-and-transport industries. Your job site could be in net management, where you ensure that networks are perfectly coordinated in terms of time frame and capacity and that all elements are completely intertwined. In yield management, on the other hand, you would be responsible for steering revenues by allocating seats or transport capacities. Other typical job areas could be controlling, marketing, market research, quality management, station management or strategic corporate planning.



Programme Structure

General business management
  • Integrated service management, accounting as well as mathematics and statistics
  • Different management approaches and distribution methods
  • In-depth understanding and assessment of business correlations
  • Management Accounting & Control
Industry-specific know-how
  • Practice-related courses and topics help you to thoroughly understand the transport & logistics sector, for example:
  • Methods and models of aviation, shipping and ground transport
  • Transport and logistics intelligence
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Principles and rules of transportation
  • Strategic transportation and logistics marketing
  • Fundamentals of international negotiation techniques
  • Current trends in aviation, shipping and ground transport
Additional language courses
  • You have the opportunity to attend additional (optional) language courses, provided these are compatible with your curriculum:
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5
Recommended score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Bachelor’s degree (3 years – 180 ECTS)
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 according to the German grading system in your Bachelor’s/business degree
  • Academic IELTS 6.0/TOEFL IBT 80 points/ PTE 56 points (51 points in each component)

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      12780 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 6390 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA Applies to you

      10580 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5290 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Bad Honnef

    • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
      Living Costs

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