Kühne Logistics University

Kühne Logistics University is a private university located in Hamburg’s HafenCity. KLU is one of very few private universities in Germany entitled to confer their own PhDs.

The independent, state-certified university’s major research areas are Sustainability, Digital Transformation and Value Creation in the fields of Transport, Global Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.

The 2019 ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche identifies KLU as one of the strongest research universities in the field of Business Administration in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Out of 200 competing universities, KLU reaches the top 20 in the overall ranking and scores No. 2 among all private universities. In terms of research-output per professor, KLU faculty is ranked No. 7 in the overall ranking and No. 1 of all private universities. In the latest CHE University ranking, KLU obtained the highest marks for all major criteria.

With one BSc and three MSc degree programs, a structured doctoral program, and a part-time MBA, KLU offers its students a high level of specialization and excellent learning conditions. KLU has an international team of professors who teach in English. In open, tailor-made management seminar series, industry specialists and managers alike benefit from the application of academic findings to practical issues.

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Based on 8 reviews.


It is a great experience so far. I really like the organization that the school has and the lectures. One of the things that I love most about KLU is that family feeling. Every floor that you go into, every office you enter gives you that family vibe. Moreover I think that two of the strongest points of KLU is the fact that is an international u...

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I have been studying at KLU since 2019. The courses are overall very well linked together to gain a broad understanding of Business Administration. Adding to that, they prepared me well for my internship. Even before Corona, the university equipment was very high-tech and the profs are well versed in using them. Furthermore, I really like the sm...

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KLU was not only the best academic place for me, but also where I could find new amazing friends. If you want to pursue your career in the field of supply chain and logistics, KLU is the right place to be. Knowledgeable professors and supportive staff will prepare you for your future job. I highly recommend you to study at KLU to ensure a succ...

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Kühne Logistics University

Großer Grasbrook 17
20457 Hamburg

Phone no: + 49-40 328 707-160
Fax + 49-40-328 707 109

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