Supply Chain Engineering and Management (MSc) Jacobs University

Supply Chain Engineering and Management (MSc) Jacobs University

Bremen, Germany
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Master of Science in Supply Chain Engineering & Management at Jacobs University

Jacobs University offers a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Engineering & Management that trains students to use management and engineering skills to address complex problems. The program's goal is to provide students with tools and knowledge about how to build and maintain robust and high performing global logistics systems and supply chains. They learn how to design, maintain, and restructure business processes; develop leadership skills; and gain an in-depth understanding of market dynamics. They also learn about the relationships that create value for stakeholders across cultures, functions, and organizations.

Students receive several advantages:

  • A comprehensive program: The MSc in Supply Chain Engineering & Management integrates theory with practical experience to cultivate leaders in the field.
  • Real-world experience: The curriculum emphasizes real-world challenges through excursions, factory visits, internships, and workshops.
  • An international student body: With more than 1,300 students who represent 100 nations, Jacobs University is one of the most international academic institutions in Europe.
  • Dedicated faculty and staff: Program coordinators and faculty members help students excel academically and develop personally.
  • Ideal location: The university's location near the international trade center of the Hanseatic City of Bremen enhances students' educational experience. Plus, Germany is an important hub for supply chain management.

Core program components

The two-year MSc in Supply Chain Engineering & Management (SCEM) has 120 ECTS credits of coursework including a master's thesis, research and guided industrial projects, and an internship (recommended but not required). Core components of the curriculum are listed below.

  • Advanced business mathematics
  • Business continuity and risk management
  • International purchasing and business
  • Leadership and strategic management
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Supply chain engineering and management
  • Transportation and logistics

The curriculum, which is taught in English, also provides access to German culture and language courses. This helps students prepare for the German job market.

Distinguished faculty members

The SCEM program has small class sizes, which allows professors to serve as mentors and academic advisors for students. Their teaching approaches, real-world experience, and trans-disciplinary research enable them to address issues from multiple viewpoints.

Dr. Stefan Wolff, a professor in supply chain management, is both a distinguished scholar and successful entrepreneur. He's the co-founder and CEO of 4flow, a top provider of supply chain consulting, services, and software. He has authored many works that have been published in periodicals, journals, and books. He frequently speaks at conferences, seminars, universities, and workshops.

Access to financial aid

Costs to attend graduate school at Jacobs University include tuition, a one-time enrollment deposit, administrative and transportation fees, and room and board (optional).

The university awards merit-based scholarships and provides a tuition deferral plan that allows students to defer paying part of their tuition until they graduate or leave the school for other reasons.

Students may also pursue loans and scholarships from external sources to finance their education.

Global career opportunities

The growing field of supply chain management offers many different job perspectives. Students in the MSc in Supply Chain Engineering & Management program at Jacobs University graduate fully-prepared to succeed in businesses and organizations located throughout Germany, other European countries, and across the globe. Graduates usually find jobs easily in many areas such as purchasing, consulting, and information technology. They work in a wide-range of industries including the following:

  • Aerospace companies
  • Business associations
  • Government agencies
  • International organizations
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Academic institutions
  • Media outlets
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Retail businesses

Active student life on campus

Jacobs University is anintercultural community where students from diverse backgrounds learn together, share their experiences, work together, and socialize with one another.

The Student Activities Center along with the cinema, concert venues, music studio, sport facilities, and student-run bar/café provide many recreational options. The Interfaith House provides a place of worship for people of various religions. Additionally, the Graduate Student Association develops professional and social activities for graduate students.

The university also has four residential halls for graduate students. Each of them has a dining room, common and group meeting rooms, a recreational lounge, and a study area.

Jacobs University

Established in 2001, Jacobs University is a private, research-oriented, state-accredited, English-language university. It has 15 bachelor's and eight graduate programs as well as one executive graduate program. Its academic and research endeavors focus on three areas:

  • Diversity in modern societies
  • Health with an emphasis on bioactive substances
  • Mobility of goods, information, and people

Campus setting

Jacobs University is located in Bremen, Germany in the northwestern region of the country. It's green, tree-lined campus covers 34 hectares of land. The architecture integrates contemporary designs with gabled brick structures built in the 20th century.

About Bremen

Bremen, which has a population of about 500,000 people, enjoys a "high quality of living." It has numerous festivals, music venues, museums, pubs, restaurants, shopping venues, and theaters. It is home to Freimarkt, Germany's oldest funfair, and a traditional Christmas market. The Schlachte area and Viertel quarter provide exciting nightlife. Several universities and research institutes are located in Bremen, next to its logistics, manufacturing and trading industries.

Bremen's central location in Europe provides access to European cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Hamburg, Paris, and Rome--among others.

Location & Contact

Supply Chain Engineering and Management (MSc)

Jacobs University

Bremen gGmbH Campus Ring 1
Bremen, 28759 Bremen

Mr. Christoph Meyer

Program Coordinator


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    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships



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