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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

11/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per professor

publication points between 0.8 and 1.9

Third party funds per academic

33,900 €

Doctorates per professor


Research reputation

no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Bachelor / Master programmes taught entirely in English. Excellent student-professor ratio of 12:1. Interactive lessons in small groups of up to 40 students. Blended learning. Strong practical component with regular involvement of visiting lecturers with professional experience. Direct linking of research expertise and teaching. Over 40% international students. Three-month mandatory internship and one semester abroad. Consistent evaluation of all courses for quality assurance. All lecturers have extensive international experience.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The course content has a global nature. The extensive international experience of the lecturers with the multicultural student body complement each other. English is the language in lectures, events and on campus. One semester abroad is mandatory in the curricula of the Bachelor / Master programmes. The compulsory work placements in the respective curricula can be completed abroad. Specialisations are possible, for example the Bachelor's Profile "International Management".

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Tongji University, VR China; Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa, Mexiko; Stellenbosch University, Südafrika; Ohio State University, Vereinigten Staaaten von Amerika; Universidad de los Andes, Kolumbien; University of Tennessee, Vereinigten Staaaten von Amerika; Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Österreich; Universitá di Pisa, Italien; Heriot Watt University, Schottland.

Special features regarding the equipment

Housed in a building specially renovated in 2013 for the needs of the KLU, classrooms equipped with smartboards, projectors and laptops, transmission options on indoor and outdoor displays, large format displays, media technology for lecture recording, internal information and teaching platform Moodle + MyKLUCampus, remote access, access on over 27 specialist databases, comprehensive discovery search for full texts, complete online library catalogue, e-learning area, KLU publication database, access to more than 10,000 e-journals and 27,000 e-books.

Special features regarding research activities

International research focus, membership in various international networks and professional associations, presentations of research results at international conferences, numerous publications in internationally recognized A + journals, linking of logistics, supply chain management and operations with aspects of leadership and management, research projects with well-known companies, research collaborations with other universities, integration of current research results in teaching, theses related to current research projects of the faculty.

Support for founders

Founder advice; Collaboration with regional economic development agencies; Logistics start-up initiative; Start-up Day: Multi-day event with over 60 start-up companies from IT and logistics, incorporation of the Start-up Day into several courses; Different modules with various start-up topics are offered: Innovation and New Business Ventures, Sustainable New Product Development and Design Thinking, New Product Development and Pricing; Professors with their own experience in starting companies incorporate their expertise into the lectures.

Other special features

The students of the KLU are not organised into classic departmental student organisations. They play an active role in academic self-administration and contribute to university life according to the Anglo-American model through groups and committees. The interests of the students are represented to teaching staff and administration through year group representatives. Thanks to regular feedback sessions with all students in each year, it is ensured that student concerns are made public and taken into account. The open and constructive interaction of all areas is particularly noteworthy.

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Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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