Bachelor Maritime Logistics & Port Management - online (B.Sc.)

berufsbegleitend / distance learning
B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)
8 Semester


The eight-semester online Bachelor programme provides knowledge in the areas of maritime logistic and port management within the maritime sector. The study aims to provide basic economic knowledge added with practical components within the maritime economy and port management processes as well as intellectual and social competences. The international character of the online learning programme is enhanced through the implementation of the English language.

After completing the studies you will be in the position of leadership responsibilities in the areas of management, planning, strategic development, product development, production and marketing. As a graduate, you will receive an internationally recognised academic degree Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).

The online Bachelor study Maritime Logistics / Port Management is a cooperation project of WINGS GmbH and bremenports GmbH & Co. KG, the Port Management Company of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. The cooperation of WINGS GmbH and bremenports ensures a unique blend of academic and professional expertise for the benefit of the student.
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Sönke Reise

Job description and job opportunities

The part-time programme Bachelor of Maritime Logistics / Port Management is a great opportunity for everyone in the maritime business without a first academic degree. It is also appropriate for professionals who already work in the maritime business and want to develop their professional career further. In just 8 semesters while still working you improve your skills and can entry into higher employment positions.

The comprehensive combination of economics, maritime logistics and port management issues is unique and will provide you an advantage for your career. Learn from our internationally experienced professors and experts from the maritime business. Modules were in step with actual practice, so you will learn not out of books!

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded with the academic bachelor's degree in Maritime Logistics / Port Management. This degree will entitle you to continue with a master study of your choice.

Further study options:

Graduates may enrol in the Master programme “Operation and Management of maritime Systems” or “Digitale Logistik und Management” at the Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design.


1st semester
  • International Maritime SCM and Logistics
  • Marketing of maritime services
  • Private Law
  • Port organization and management
2nd semester
  • Financial Accounting
  • Law of the Sea and Maritime Law
  • General economics
  • Mathematics
3rd semester
  • Project Management
  • Port technology
  • Statistics
  • Strategic Management
4th semester
  • Ship operation: safety, health, environment
  • Operations Research
  • Scientific and research methods
  • Project Workshop I (conception phase)
5th semester
  • Port Planning
  • Cost Accounting
  • Shipping Management and Economics
  • Container terminal operations
6th semester
  • RoRo terminal operations
  • Bulk terminal operations
  • Economic policy and management
  • IT & MIS
  • Project workshop II (realization phase)
7th semester
  • Project workshop II (realization phase)
  • Financial Management
  • Risk Management and Transport Security
  • Transport policy
  • Business Simulation
8th semester
  • Trade and asset finance
  • Relationship Management & Maritime Community
  • Bachelor Thesis

Admission/Entrance requirements

Study Fees:
The semester fee of EUR 1,370 covers all your relevant study services. Among the individual study support, this includes access to the online study platform Moodle, attendance at the online tutorials, study materials (mock exams) and examinations at one of the offered examination locations worldwide. On request we offer the tuition fee payment by installments.

Admission Requirements:
To be admitted to the online Bachelor programme Maritime Logistics / Port Management, following requirements have to be fulfilled:

  • University entrance qualification as well as
  • Proof of appropriate English knowledge. Applicants whose native language is not English have to demonstrate, through appropriate documentation, that they can complete their studies in English, e.g. TOEFL test with minimum certification of B2 level.

We are happy to examine your individual admission application in terms of the background of your personal situation.

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Die WINGS - Wismar International Graduation Services GmbH - das 2004 gegründete Tochterunternehmen der Hochschule Wismar bietet berufsbegleitende Fernstudiengänge und zertifizierte Weiterbildungen in den Bereichen Wirtschaft, Technik und Gestaltung mit den staatlichen Graduierungen Bachelor, Diplom und Master.

Das Fernstudium an der Hochschule Wismar hat seine Wurzeln im Jahr 1952. Am 01.04.2004 wurde aus dem ehemaligen Fern- und Weiterbildungszentrum die WINGS GmbH gegründet. Zu den primären Aufgaben der WINGS zählen die Planung, Entwicklung und Organisation von Fernstudien- und Weiterbildungsangeboten unter der akademischen Kompetenz der Hochschule Wismar.

Zur Umsetzung der Angebote ist die WINGS an 10 Standorten in Deutschland, sowie Zürich aktiv. Darüber hinaus werden internationale Fernstudiengänge an den Standorten Kapstadt, Bangkok und Surabaya durchgeführt. Mit mehr als 4.700 Fernstudenten und rund 600 Weiterbildungsteilnehmern zählt die WINGS schon heute zu den führenden staatlichen Fernstudienanbietern in Deutschland.

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