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Mobility and Logistics, B.Sc.
Place of study: Kamp-Lintfort Campus
Start date: Generally in winter semester.Transfer students may also be admitted to summer semester.
Duration of study: 7 semesters studying full time
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science, B.Sc.
Work placements required: 8 weeks by the start of the 5th semester
Practical semester: At a company in the 6th semester
Semester abroad: At a university in the 6th semester
Bachelor Thesis: In the 7th semester
Why choose Mobility and Logistics at Rhine-Waal?
To move the world
Logistics is an inevitable part of modern life and one of the most promising sunrise industries.
If you think that logistics is just about delivering goods, you are missing out on a lot more. Logistics professionals of tomorrow are able to identify current trends, to develop clever ideas, to find innovative solutions and to use the latest technology in order to realize their visions in an economical, timesaving and ecofriendly way. They can think outside the box and are used to cooperate with experts from different disciplines on a global scale.
We aim to provide you with a skill-set that is essential for future business and success including the knowledge needed to design and optimise production processes, international supply chains or traffic flows. We will also introduce you to innovations regarding private households such as the development and implementation of cutting-edge assistance systems which help to retain personal mobility into advanced age.
You will not only gain specialist knowledge of the latest logistic innovations and problem solving methods but also develop a sound understanding of strategic logistic planning processes. Additionally you will be enabled to design innovative private mobility concepts and to equip them with the technical systems needed.
Together with the technical English language skills you will gain throughout the course this will be an excellent preparation for you to embark on an international career.
Work-related learning is a crucial part of our programme and you will find a lot of opportunities such as work placements, model factories and simulations to put your knowledge into practice. Our interdisciplinary approach also gives you the chance to work collaboratively with students from other disciplines like International business or Environment and Energy in developing your own research project which will demonstrate your individual strengths and help you stand out from the crowd.
What you will study
Your first semesters will introduce you to logistic systems as well as to planning and applied problem solving methods. You will be provided with a firm grounding in business administration, gain specialist knowledge in technical fields such as information technology and electrical engineering and learn about identification systems and automation. This knowledge will be the key to dealing with the latest technologies used in mobility and logistics and to being successful on a global scale.
The 4th and 5th semesters will than give you the chance to broaden your professional horizon by studying electives in the fields of logistics, engineering or economics according to your interest and career plans. You will also have the opportunity to work independently on a research or development project.
The 6th semester focuses on the practical application of your knowledge and will give you the chance to either do a work placement or study abroad. This will be another valuable experience and a great boost to your CV.
In the 7th semester you will finish your studies submitting your Bachelor´s Thesis, followed by a presentation and open discussion.
As one of the leading and fastest growing economic sectors worldwide, mobility and logistics offers a wide range of careers.
By the time you graduate you will be highly qualified to work in the management of logistics and will also have the knowledge and ability to respond to new challenges in the field of public and private mobility. You can expect to work in business areas like planning, implementation or economic operation and optimisation of current or future logistic processes and mobility concepts.
Our graduates are highly sought after mobility and logistics managers. They gain employment as planners, consultants, innovators or optimisers and may be responsible for distribution, purchasing or process and product development.
Are you interested in studying at Rhine-Waal?
As well as a higher education entrance or a subject-specific university entrance qualification we accept a broad range of other qualifications and welcome applications from all international students.
Our International Office will be happy to advise you on what credentials from your home country you will need to provide.
Specific information about entry requirements for different countries is also available at:
Specific requirements for this degree programme
- Good knowledge of English.
- 8 weeks of work placement by the start of the 5th semester.
Previous work placements may be recognised.
- Interest in technical, economical and organisational problems.
When and how to apply
Please submit your application online by using our application portal:
Please note that the application deadline is the 15th of July. Exceptions to the deadline are made for transfer students who may also apply for the summer semester by the 15th of March.
Applications received after the deadline will only be considered if there are still vacancies for the degree programme you have selected. Enquiries can be made at the Student Service Centre.
Please contact us for more information and advice
Tel: +49 2842 90825-0
Prof. Dr Ingeborg Schramm-Wölk
Fakultät Kommunikation und Umwelt
Head of Degree Programme:
Prof. Dr Andreas Schürholz
Student Service Centre
South and Southeast Asia Office