Course of studies

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Logistics & Digitalization is the title you acquire upon successful completion of this program. At the start of your professional life, you will be excellently qualified to work in business, the public sector or as a self-employed logistics specialist.

The standard period of study is seven semesters including the practical phase and the Bachelor thesis. The course of study is modular and equipped with a credit point system. The teaching content of a module is coordinated thematically and chronologically with regard to the achievement of a partial qualification. Modules are awarded credit points and are concluded with an examination. The course of study comprises a total of 210 credit points (ECTS credits), whereby a module usually comprises 5 credit points.  For each credit point, a workload of 30 hours is assumed for the students.

Your studies are divided into three study sections, which document the progress of your studies:

  • the first stage of study with semesters 1 and 2
  • the second stage of study with the semesters 3, 4 and 5
  • the third stage of studies with the semesters 6 and 7.

The practical phase and your bachelor thesis are in the third study phase.


Study structure

The degree programme Logistics & Digitalization comprises the following study structure:

  • Basic modules (25 credit points)
  • Basic business administration modules (50 credit points)
  • Advanced modules (40 credit points) 
  • supplementary in-depth modules (25 credit points)
  • Key qualification modules (30 credit points)
  • Practical module (25 credit points)
  • Bachelor thesis (12 credit points)
  • plus colloquium (3 credit points) 

In the first two semesters you will attend the courses of the basic modules and the basic business administration modules. In the courses you will acquire the business management know-how that you will need in the course of your studies for basic understanding and as a tool. You will attend the following courses:

  • Accounting theory/ technique
    Introduction to Business Management
  • Basics of economics
  • Business math
  • Economic statistics

You get to know the different areas of business administration in the Basic business management modules. These include the topics

  • Marketing
  • Labour Law
  • Private Business Law
  • Financial and investment economy
  • Information Management
  • Cost and performance accounting
  • Organization
  • Human Resource Management
  • Production and Logistics and
  • Taxation

The specialisation modules form the core competence you acquire in your studies of Logistics & ​​​​​​Digitalization at our university. You will attend the following planned advanced modules:

  • Application-oriented basics of programming
  • Digital Logistics
  • Information systems
  • Innovative procurement and e-procurement
  • Logistics
  • Logistics in the company
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply chain management (SCM) 

Additional in-depth modules can be selected from the following catalogue:

  • Application concept and process design
  • Work system and process design
  • Controlling along the value chain
  • Basics of Supply Chain Consulting
  • HR: Conducting discussions
  • HR II: Training and Development
  • Intercultural communication
  • International Business Law
  • Internet law and E-Commerce
  • IT Management
  • Organization and IT projects
  • International Business practice
  • Production and Process data management
  • Supply Chain Management with SAP
  • Company foundation
  • Economics and Politics (WVL II)
  • Web design

For key qualification modules and other selectable modules, please refer to the module handbook of the degree programme. The module handbook can be accessed​​​​ here.

Practical phase

In the sixth semester, you can expand the skills you have learned during your studies through business practice in the practical phase of at least 18 weeks. You will gain insights into your future professional life and make valuable contacts for your career. When looking for an internship, we provide you with a lot of useful information and will be happy to advise you.

During the practical phase you will be supervised by a professor. The internship is supplemented by at least one additional module according to the curriculum in the scope of 5 credit points.

Bachelor thesis and colloquium

The programme concludes in the seventh semester with the Bachelor thesis and the Bachelor colloquium. Upon successful completion of your studies in Logistics & Digitalization, you will obtain the title of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).


Course Catalogue & Curriculum

The module handbook and curriculum contain in particular regulations and information on

  • the learning objectives and contents of the compulsory and optional modules,
  • the learning objectives and contents of the practical semester as well as its form and organisation
  • the type of course in the individual modules, unless conclusively specified in enclosure 1,
  • the time distribution of the weekly hours per module and semester,
  • more detailed provisions on course-related credits and attendance certificates, and
    the elective modules that can be chosen by the students of the course.

You can download the module handbook with the curriculum for the Bachelor's degree in Logistics & Digitalization as a PDF file:

Timetable / Examination Schedule

In the timetable you will find the current lecture times of the Logistics & Digitalization course. It lists the lecture times for basic modules, advanced modules, key qualifications and integrative modules in a weekly view. You can also find all timetables in our ​​​​​​​OTH-AW-App

On the examination schedule you will find all important information about your upcoming examinations. Here you can access the current examination schedule (as soon as available) for the Logistics & Digitalization degree programme.

Study and Examination Regulations

The course is legally regulated by the study and examination regulations, the general examination regulations of the university and the framework examination regulations for all universities of applied sciences in Bavaria. Here you will find the current study and examination regulations for the Bachelor's degree course in Logistics & Digitalization.