Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

About the university

Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg is a state-accredited private university that has a wide range of courses and research in logistics, supply chain, and business management. It is funded by the nonprofit Kuehne Stiftung (Kuehne Foundation) and is located in Hamburg’s harbor. KLU University Hamburg is well-known as the first choice for executives seeking to broaden their logistics knowledge, as well as logistics managers on university faculties in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.


Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg
Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

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Ranking-Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

The University is ranked 5982 of 14160 in the World; 1579 of 2789 in Europe; 229 of 370 in Germany; 9 of 18 in Hamburg (as per the current ranking status).


Courses offered by the university

Following are the courses offered by the university

  • Bachelor in Business Administration
  • Master in Management
  • Master in Supply Chain management
  • MBA Leadership and SCM
  • Master in Logistics and SCM
  • Doctoral program (Ph.D.)

There are only a few degree programs available at the KLU University Hamburg. They only have one academic undergraduate business administration program and three academic master’s programs, as well as a Ph.D. program. They also offer a full-time preparatory course for students who do not meet the requirements to study in Germany and are sent to their Berlin campus to complete this 12-month course.

Jobs/Internships near the university

On-campus jobs at universities, on the other hand, are still limited to a maximum of 20 hours per week. In Hamburg, there are numerous job opportunities for students. For instance, job postings on bulletin boards in universities, libraries, supermarkets, shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as job advertisements in local newspapers and on websites such as jobboerse.arbeitsagentur.de, www.stellenwerk-hamburg.de (German only).

House and Accommodation-Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

KLU University Hamburg does not provide on-campus housing but will assist you in finding suitable housing. For the first semester, beginning in September, students will be offered a limited number of fully furnished rooms in the student dorm. A limited number of rooms are also available for the duration of the study period. Following acceptance by KLU Hamburg and the signing of the study agreement.

The residences run by the non-profit association StudierendenWerk Hamburg are a low-cost option for student housing. StudierendenWerk Hamburg is the largest student online housing website, with 24 residence halls that can accommodate over 4,200 students.

Students from public Hamburg universities, as well as the Studienkolleg, Zentralkolleg, Blankenese Conservatorium, and Bucerius Law School, are welcome to apply for the residences. International students can apply for up to 50% of the places available in the Studierendenwerk Hamburg halls of residence.

The average monthly rent for a furnished single room in a student dorm is around 300-400 €, a studio apartment is around 400-600 €, and a single apartment in a student apartment house is around 400-700 €. (depending on size, comfort, and district)

Cost of living-Kuehne Logistics University Hamburg

In comparison to other cities, the cost of living in Hamburg is high. Students’ needs may differ significantly depending on where they live, how much they spend on food, and how far they travel. So the average estimated cost of living is around €900/month .

CategoryExpensive City [in Euro]Average [in Euro]Small town [in Euro]Comments
Rent 500375200Depending on the location
Semester Fees350200110Per semester
Transportation000The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.
Public Insurance110110110Insurance does not depend on cities.
Private Insurance353535you can choose either public or private insurance.
Radio Bill18.3618.3618.36Per month
Mobile20158Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month
Groceries220200160Depending on your choice
Miscellaneous200150100Depending on your choice
Total [with Public Insurance]1,4181,068.36706.36Per month
Total [with Private Insurance]1,343993.63631.36Per month

Places to visit nearby

Hamburg is a one-of-a-kind metropolis. It is undeniably a conurbation with a lot to offer, given its status as Germany’s second-largest city. The Elbe, Alster, and Billie Rivers, as well as bridges and channels, are prominent features of Hamburg’s landscape. The Fischmarkt on the Elbe makes Sunday mornings exciting (and contrary to its name, it has more than fish). The world’s largest harbor festival, “The Hamburger,” or “Hafenegeburtstag” in German, is held in the harbor (over 1 million attendees). Park Planten und Blumen, Hamburg Port, Town Hall, Warehouse District, Reeperbahn – St. Pauli, Hafencity, Phantom der Oper, Fish Market, Jungfernstieg are some of the most attractive places to be visited.


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