Summer School "International Shipping and Maritime Logistics" Sept. 1st - 20th 2019


  • B.Sc. level
  • About 15-20 participants from Germany and abroad
  • 8 contact hours + 2 hours self study per day (Monday-Thursday)
  • Field trips on Fridays (see below)
  • Social programme at the weekends


  • Regular lectures and guest lectures (whole group)
  • Case studies, case assignments & industry examples / Simulation or project sessions (small groups)
  • Field trips to partner companies: Meyer Shipyard, Papenburg / Container terminal, Bremerhaven / Crane simulator and rescue training centre, Elsfleth
  • Opening ceremony - official welcome
  • Welcome party, city walking tour
  • Trips to Bremen, Bremerhaven, Oldenburg
  • Cultural programme


  • Course fees are 300€
  • Accommodation in a students hostel is free
  • Meals in the hostel are about 11€/day
  • Field trips are free
  • Optional payments for other social activities


Area 1: Maritime Operations & Technologies

Concept design of a project ship, Voyage planning, Port state control, Marine traffic safety management
Coordination: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Laurentiu Chiotoroiu (

Area 2: Maritime Business & Logistics
Maritime Business, Port management, Supply Chain Management, Project management
Coordination. Christian Jauernig M.Sc. (

Area 3: IT Applications & Business Basics
Transport chain simulation, Big data analysis, VBA programming with Excel, Statistics with Excel, Intercultural training
Coordination: Prof. Dr. Andreas Stern (

Overall coordination: 
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Laurentiu Chiotoroiu