Dual study programme

Many paths lead to the world of logistics. But which is the best way to start? As an apprentice or by studying? If it’s up to us: both! In the dual study program you can combine theory & practice.

Our dual study programmes
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Logistics in short

Logistics is more than just transporting goods from A to B.

But what does that mean in concrete terms?

The video explains our world of logistics in brief. A world that is worth entering and taking the first step toward the future with an apprenticeship.

Our dual study programs

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Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts

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Logistics Management

Bachelor of Arts

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Business Informatics

Bachelor of Arts

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Further study programs

Bachelor of Arts

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You can find binding information in the specific job advertisements in our job board. As we as the Rhenus Group offer apprenticeships in different companies, the procedure and orientation may vary.

 

Apprenticeship at a glance

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Duration

The duration of the dual study programme is 3.5 years – for 1.5 years of which you will be studying and training at the same time.

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Degree

The study programme is practice-integrated, alternating between lecture phases at the university and practical assignments in our company.

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Professional school

The rhythm of theory and practice depends on the location – the most common weekly pattern: Two days at the university, three days in the company.

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Ihr Vorteil

Indem Sie vielfältige administrative Prozesse steuern, sichern Sie die Funktionsfähigkeit unserer Fachbereiche – Sie sehen schon: Hier trifft Abwechslung auf Verantwortung.

Apprenticeship contents

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In order for you to build up as broad a range of experience as possible, we will familiarise you with the work of a wide variety of departments – from day-to-day business to exciting projects.

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Due to your business administration focus, your help is needed at many levels: Marketing, HR, purchasing, insurance, finance and real estate are just a few of them.

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Under certain conditions, assignments in other business units are also possible.

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In any case, you will be directly involved in putting exciting projects into practice.

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You will create convincing presentations and get to know our modern IT in detail.

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We will train your communication skills for dealing with internal and external customers or business partners, also on an international level.

Requirements

Advanced technical college entrance qualification with good grades in maths and English.

Pronounced interest in economic contexts and logistical processes.

Analytical vision, logical thinking and pioneering spirit.

Enjoying boldly pushing forward your own ideas and implementing them independently.

Duration

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Duration

The duration of the dual study programme is 3.5 years in the form of 7 semesters.

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Degree

At the end of your studies, you are qualified with the academic Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Professional school

The study programme is practice-integrated, alternating between lecture phases at the university and practical assignments in our company.

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Ihr Vorteil

Sie sind direkt mitten im Geschehen, kennen die Logistik bald schon von A bis Z und erleben dabei den perfekten Zusammenschluss aus Theorie und Praxis.

Apprenticeship contents

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In this subject area, we provide you with well-founded know-how from logistics and business administration, and you can actively apply all new knowledge directly.

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As a basis, we familiarise you with our warehouse logistics stations, complex processes are waiting to be discovered by you.

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Your experienced colleagues will explain everything you need to know about the structures on-site and the business of our customers.

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Our (project) managers are already looking forward to your support – your own initial project work will include, e.g. performance analysis or the derivation and monitoring of optimisation measures.

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Last but not least, you will help us to install effective improvement management (CIP); we are already eager to hear your ideas.

Requirements

Academic secondary school diploma or vocational baccalaureate by the time you start your studies.

Enthusiasm and motivation to break new ground.

As a creative mind and determined personality you have a desire for responsibility & new input.

The right mix of team spirit and initiative.

Apprenticeship at a glance

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Duration

The dual study programme has a duration of 3.5 years.

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Degree

At the end of your studies, you are qualified with the academic Bachelor of Science degree.

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Professional School

The study programme is practice-integrated, alternating between lecture phases at the university and practical assignments in our company.

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Your advantage

With the combination of computer science know-how and business knowledge, you will always have the right plan for our IT-supported logistics and business processes.

Apprenticeship contents

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Business administration and applied computer science: Both subject areas accompany you in equal measure during your practical phases in our IT departments.

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You will work in various departments and learn about the fascinating diversity of our IT – from application management to network construction to IT purchasing.

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Step by step, you will then focus more on the commercial aspects of your training, e.g. in product management and project management.

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With strategic vision, you will further develop our processes and conduct market analyses to expand our portfolio of services, products and partners.

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Forward thinking is also required when you design and precisely implement logistics IT solutions for our customers.

Requirements

Advanced technical college entrance qualification.

Enthusiasm for mathematics, computer science and new technologies.

Systematic working style, analytical vision, problem-solving skills & interested in business context

Desire to learn, team spirit and strong communication skills.

Further dual study programs

In addition to the above-mentioned dual courses of study, there are other opportunities waiting for you at several of our locations – including these fields of study:

  • Business Administration – Accounting and Controlling (B.A.)
  • Business Administration – Forwarding and Logistics (B.A.)
  • Computer Science (B.Sc.)
  • Software and Systems Engineering (B.Sc.)

Have you already discovered what best suits your interests and talents? Take a look at our job board, where you will find all dual degree programmes that are currently advertised.

Key Facts

Our team
 
Employees worldwide
Our locations
 
International, but still local.
Our apprenticeship professions
 
In the DACH region

That’s the ticket: Your advantages and benefits

Your innovative ideas fall on fruitful ground, thinking around the corner is always required with us

Stagnation and daily routine..! We prefer to collect fresh input - and also convey it.

Of course it gets stressful sometimes. That's why we support sports as a way to balance things out.

We are a collegial community, which means openly saying what you think - honestly and constructively

Opportunities after Logistics Management studies

  • A place in our team is guaranteed, you determine the direction: in project management you can initiate improvements, in quality management you pass on your (business) expertise to our branches.
  • Alternatively, as an assistant manager or even as a manager, you can set an important course or steer our specialists.
  • Last but not least, the “Step Forward!” trainee programme offers you a broad range of experience in the Freight, Port and Contract Logistics business units.
     

Opportunities after Business Admin. studies

  • As a “business all-rounder”, you are in demand in many of our commercial departments – some of which you already got to know during your studies. The best basis for choosing your future focus.
  • How about joining us as a Junior Marketing Manager for work revolving around strong campaigns?
  • Or you can support our HR department and identify new talent for Rhenus.
  • Exciting opportunities also await you in the finance sector: treasury, controlling, (customer) project management.

 

Opportunities for IT professionals

  • With a degree in Business Informatics, doors to diverse IT professions are open to you – from project and product management to strategic advisory functions: IT Consultant / Business Analyst.
  • Your qualifications in software and systems engineering will prepare you for a career in administration or development.
  • Software applications, server and cloud systems, infrastructure, interfaces: here you can become a real explorer and look after or develop what will move us in the future.