Maritime Business School


THE contact point for Hamburg's maritime industry

MBS Maritime Business School has been bundling HSBA's research and further education activities in shipping, maritime and related fields since 2009. With qualified further education courses as well as practice-oriented research, MBS meets the high demand for qualified employees and the development of innovative solutions to ensure competitiveness in the shipping and trading metropolis of Hamburg. As an information centre, MBS is the contact point for Hamburg's maritime industry.

Focus Areas of Research

  • Green Shipping
  • Maritime Policy
  • Maritime Ventures
  • Ship financing
  • Port and hinterland logistics (maritime logistics chains)

International Cooperations

  • Participation in international consortia within the framework of EU project tenders
  • Management of the Project "X-Posse" with EU grant from the Marco Polo II Programme
  • Advising the European Parliament on transport issues
  • MBA-Shipping lectures in Hamburg, Dubai, London, Piraeus with support of renowned universities and experts from abroad
  • Participation in academic and business conferences, including organisation of the International Conference of IAME 2016 in Hamburg

Event Series

In cooperation with the Shipping Professional Network in Hamburg e.V., the new interview series started in April 2021. The first guest speaker was Jan Hoffmann, Chief of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD.

Watch first episode online:

First Episode of Let's Talk Shipping

Jan Hoffmann from UNCTAD, gives exclusive insights into the brand new IMO Impact Study.

Questions?Susanne Müller-Using, HSBA
Susanne Müller-Using, HSBA

Susanne Müller-Using

Senior Manager Admissions & Research
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