Summer School on Maritime & Logistics Overview

Karin Rose


The first HSBA Summer School on Maritime and Logistics from 2 to 10 July 2018 offers you a unique chance to discuss current issues and future trends in the maritime industry with your peers from around the world as well as with high profile lecturers, key note speakers and business representatives. You will develop theoretical and analytical skills related to the "German Maritime Cluster", sustainable and digital transformation processes within freight transportation and you will get the chance to build a personal and professional network of young talents and leading experts in this field.

Confirmed Lecturers and Business Experts for 2018

Academic lecturers confirmed so far: 

  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Max Johns: HSBA professor in Shipping, Managing Director of the VDR (Verein Deutscher Reeder), German Shipowners’ Association
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Ninnemann: HSBA professor in Logistics, Managing Director of HTC (Hanseatic Transport Company)
  • Mike Fischer: HSBA Lecturer in International Business Administration / Trade (BSc Business Administration), and Management & Finance (MBA Shipping)

Business representatives: 

  • Not yet confirmed

Company visits such as:

The programme and lecturers for 2018 will be regularly updated here since the programme is still subject to change.

Why should I participate?

HSBA boasts a Maritime Business School with faculty members specialised in maritime and logistics topics. With our MBA in Shipping and Bachelor's in Maritime Management and Logistics Management, we have the necessary academic expertise available to ensure that you obtain an adequate training in the field.

Our lecturers have both an academic background in the maritime field and are professionally active. This means that they integrate a great deal of practical cases and examples into course material.

As an internationally oriented port city, and the home of many international companies, Hamburg is a great place to take part in a Summer School on Maritime and Logistics!   

If you are interested in maritime and logistics topics and want to learn more about them. Perhaps this knowledge will give you the decisive advantage in the next company-internal project or application process.

If you are starting or in the middle of your studies or training and want to try out, if the maritime world is to become your professional future.

If you want to have an intensive learning and work experience and want to meet new people from all over the world.

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