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MSc Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics

Linköping University
Program overview
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
252,000 SEK
Fall 2021

Program description

MSc Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics

This program focuses on the integration of IT and telecommunications into transport and logistics systems, with the aim of increasing efficiency, safety, mobility and customer satisfaction while reducing environmental impact.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in an engineering subject, or equivalent. The Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen) shall be from an internationally recognised university.
  • 22 ECTS credits in mathematics/applied mathematics and/or application of mathematics relevant for the program, including courses in linear algebra, calculus and mathematical statistics.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B). This is normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test. (Exemption from Swedish)

Selection for the January application round is based on merit rating (grade tariff) at three levels. If necessary, applicants within the same merit group will be selected by lot.

  • Group 1: High
  • Group 2: Good
  • Group 3: Low

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Program content

Semester 1

Period 1

  • Geographical Information Systems for Transportation
  • Positioning Systems
  • Transport and Logistics Systems

Period 2

  • Optimization
  • Geographical Information Systems for Transportation
  • Traffic Safety Management

Semester 2

Period 1

  • Logistics Networks and Transports
  • Mobile Communication and Networks
  • Smart Cities
  • Transport Demand Forecasting

Period 2

  • Logistics Resource Planning
  • Mobile Communication and Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Traffic Theory and Simulation

Semester 3

Period 1

  • Project Management
  • Applied Optimization I
  • Logistics in Supply Chains
  • Data Analytics for Smart Cities
  • Traffic State Estimation, Prediction and Control

Period 2

  • Project Management
  • Planning of Public Transportation and Railway Traffic
  • Analysis of Communication and Transport Systems
  • Applied Optimization II

Semester 4

Period 1

  • Degree project - Master’s Thesis

Period 2

  • Degree project - Master’s Thesis

Tuition fees

SEK 252000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

Scholarships & funding

Linköping University (LiU) offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students. For some programs and nationalities, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship through the Swedish Institute. There are also other funding opportunities for studies in Sweden.

For more information, please visit the website.


Master of Science in Transportation Systems Engineering, 120 credits

Career opportunities

With your engineering profile and transport systems expertise, you will have a wide choice of challenging career opportunities. Many of our alumni find work as road or rail engineers, employed by a city or as consultants. You may also become a logistics manager with a production company, controlling the entire logistics chain. Another option is to work for a technology company that is developing traffic and transport systems, such as Ericsson, where your knowledge will be very useful. You will also be well prepared for a research career.

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Linköping University 

Linköping University (LiU) was granted university status in 1975 and today has 32,000 students. including 2,000 international students. LiU rank among more than 20,000 universities in the world, both as a young university and in several subject rankings, such as...

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Linköping University

Linköping University
581 83 Linköping

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