MSc International Logistics and Port Management

MSc International Logistics and Port Management

Acquire the essential knowledge to thrive in the Port and Logistics industries
Le Havre


Open to international candidates
Last updated on 17/09/2020

Accredited by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

Master of Science
msc international logistics and port management

The MSc International Logistics and Port Management trains expert port professionals, be it in transport, logistics or operations terms.

The MSc in International Logistics and Port Management teaches practical skills sought for by businesses specialising in international logistics, international transport and port management. The involvement of regional experts in teaching helps students develop as professionals and enter the job market.

Academic Director
Assistant Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Séminaire économie maritime

Learning Objectives

  • Designing and implementing optimum solutions in shipping
  • Acquiring expertise in the organisation, management and satisfaction of national and international operators’ needs.
  • Knowing and mastering the tools required for one’s actions

Strong points

  • Lectures given entirely in English, while residing in France in an international context
  • Lectures from experts with international reputations, from a wide range of countries and cultures
  • A professionalising programme: In-company Consulting Projects and Challenges, Business Dating, Professional Colloquia
  • A campus in the heart of an international logistics hub (Le Havre, 1st French Port for External Trade) 
  • The Institut Portuaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche: IPER offers Shipping and Port expertise
  • A cohort of a manageable size and close individual monitoring


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The programme of the MSc International Logistics and Port Management provides a comprehensive set of knowledge to succeed in this dynamic industry.

MSc International Logistics and Port Management
Semester 1
  • Basics of Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Information Technologies for Logistics (SAP)
  • Sustainable Logistics
  • Procurement and Purchasing
  • Operations Management
  • Integrating the Supply Chain
  • Quality Management
  • Pricing and Cost Calculation
  • Auditing and Controlling
  • Revenue Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Professional Techniques
  • Career Path
  • Flowcharting
  • Business Case
  • Digital Project Management
Semester 2
  • Basics of Transportation and International Trade
  • Customs Procedures
  • Multimodal Transport
  • Risk and Crisis Management in 4.0 Industry
  • Maritime Transport
  • Shipping Business Strategy
  • Sustainable Warehouse and Distribution Management
  • SAP Project
  • Port Community Management
  • Port Logistics
  • Business Case
  • Dissertation
  • Career Preparation
  • Internship

Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview.

Please apply via the on-line application procedure.

Eligibility for application

The programme is open to: 

  • Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent

No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university. For other applicants, language requirements are: TOEIC 790, IELTS 6, TOEFL 83.

Due to the covid-19 situation and the closure of some Exams Centres, we do offer the possibility for the candidate to take a Language Test online if needed for their application to one of our programme ; don’t hesitate to contact us for more information :

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype with a Head of Academic Programme. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the  tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed.

The application deadline for the 2021-2022 admission session is 15 October 2020.

In addition to the EM Normandy application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa.Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.


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General information about the employment market

The logistics industry is dynamic and operating smoothly. Currently responsible for over 2 million jobs in France, the market is set to expand by around 1.5% per year.
The constant growth of e-commerce supported by new technologies, related consumer habits and the impact of big data are creating change and causing companies, particularly in industry, to rethink how they are organised and how their systems operate.
New skills such as interdisciplinary expertise are expected, with more capacity to progress in an international and multicultural environment where mobility and the ability to bring together virtual teams are the keys to success.

Career Prospects

Prospects are numerous in industrial organisations, logistics and service firms, as well as humanitarian agencies:

  • Head of Flow/IS Management
  • Head of Supplies
  • Head of Logistics Organisation
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Head of Logistics Project
  • Logistics Consultant
  • Head of Logistics
  • Head of Procurement
  • Head of Distribution

Graduate employment data based on 2019 employability survey

  • 100% net employment rate
  • 90% in executive employment
  • 93% on permanent contracts
  • 75% of students found a job before graduating; 100% of graduates found a job in under 2 months.
  • Average gross annual salary including bonuses for the last 4 year groups in similar logistics/supply chain roles: €44,900

Examples of companies where our graduates work

MSc International logistics and port management

Tuition Fees for 2020-2021

  • MSc International Logistics and Port Management: €12,500 
  • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
  • As from September 2020, you will pay a €92 contribution to CVEC  (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus) by connecting to
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).


Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

  • Grants: Campus France
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

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