Logistics (MBA) - International

React adequately and professionally to logistical challenges

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In addition to business management skills, today's top logistics experts must also have established skills in supply chain management, strategic planning, project and financial management and in the management of modern information and communication systems. In addition, holistic and analytical thinking, a pronounced organizational talent, leadership and team orientation are required.

The basic objective of the Logistics, MBA Master's program of the Dresden International University is to strengthen the students' management competence and entrepreneurial initiative in order to be able to react adequately and professionally to logistical challenges in industry, trade and services. This includes comprehensive knowledge and skills in market-oriented planning, design, management and control of material, goods and information flows in value networks and their application. These educational goals are oriented on the one hand towards the requirements of top logistics experts and on the other hand towards a scientifically established university logistics education. All lecturers stand out due to their intensive experience in teaching and research.

Since January 2008 this program is the first and the only one in Germany which is accredited by the European Logistics Association (ELA) according to the Supervisory/Operational Level introduced by the ELA.

Since December 2009 the program is accredited by the Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur, the re-accreditation was finished successfully in October 2015.

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Overview of the study contents

  1. General Management (246 lessons)

    a) Strategic and Operational Management
    b) Controlling und Financial Management
    c) Project Management

  2. Supply Chain Management (204 lessons)

    a) Supply Chain Management I
    b) Supply Chain Management II

  3. Applied Logistics Management (75 lessons)

After finishing these modules the student will complete their master's thesis.

For quality assurance after each group of lessons the lecturers will be evaluated by the participants and feedback-talks will be held. The internal quality assurance is done by the academic director of the program and the responsible boards at the Faculty of Business Management and Economics of the TU Dresden (study commission, examinations board).


  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Lasch, University of Technology Dresden; Academic Director of the program
  • Prof. Dr. Holger Müller, University of Applied Sciences Leipzig
  • Prof. Dr. Udo Buscher, University of Technology Dresden
  • Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Clauß, SYSTEMA GmbH Dresden
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Günther, University of Technology Dresden
  • Prof. Dr. Mario Straßberger, University of Applied Sciences Zittau-Görlitz
  • Nikolaus C. Raben, Owner NCRaben – Economic Coaching, Reinbek (Hamburg)
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrike Stopka, University of Technology Dresden
  • Prof. Dr. Armin Töpfer, Corporate Management, TU Dresden
  • Dr. Norbert Wagener, Management Consultants GmbH Wagener & Herbst Potsdam
  • Dr. Michael Graßmann, University of Technology Dresden
  • Tim Lukas Kirsch, University of Technology Dresden
  • Dr. Marc Janka, University of Technology Dresden
  • Xenia Börner, University of Technology Dresden