Here, future manager
and logistics experts are qualified.

The Graduate School of Logistics (GSofLog) offers a third-party funded Phd-Program. This model is nationwide unique. Companies support our outstanding scholars with a financial base to focus on their research for three years. The education is structured and practice-oriented to ensure a maximum benefit for every stakeholder. Company representatives, scientists and scholars are in a constant exchange sharing expertise – enabled by our program. For extensive, cross-linked and interdisciplinary challenges, we establish scholarship classes. Research, practice and training are merged in the modern spaces of the GSofLog at our logistic campus ensuring a highly inspiring working environment.

The GSofLog is the central training program for PhD-graduates in logistics – throughout Germany.

The promotion takes place after three years to guarantee a quick progress for a successful professional future.


Daniel Büttner

Marina Klees

Endric Hetterscheid

Dominik Schmitt

Anton Ulrich

Alumni 2016/17/18

Johannes Zrenner

Florian Schlüter

Isabel Bücker

Lia Heyne

Thillaikumaran Sivakumaran

Former scholars

Kevin Majchzrak

Experience reports

Experience report: Summer school network

Experience report: Summer school network

Marvin Kastener und Sandra Kaczmarek im Interview zum Netzwerk der PhD School of Logistics. Im Jahr 2018 bot die Graduate School of Logistics zum dritten Mal die PhD School of Logistics – die Summer School der GSofLog – an. Marvin Kastner nahm als Promovend an der...

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Management board

Contact persons

Prof. Dr. Michael Henke


Britta Scherer

Coordination of the GSofLog

Simone Thewes

Sekretariat GSofLog


Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Uwe Clausen

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Bernd Hellingrath

Prof. Dr.
Michael Henke

Prof. Dr.
Andreas Hoffjan

Prof. i. R. Dr.-Ing.
Axel Kuhn

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Markus Rabe

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Boris Otto

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c.
Michael Henke


Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Dirk Biermann

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Jochen Deuse

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Bernd Kuhlenkötter

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Bernd Noche

Our partners

Positioned at the leading location for logistics (Dortmund) with the central connection of the Ruhr region, the GSofLog is nationally and internationally well established. With our collaborating universities of Dortmund, Duisburg-Essen, Bochum and Paderborn we offer a unique network of experts.