Doctorate Degrees in Logistics

Compare 4 PhD Programs in Logistics

Logistics

The field of logisitics refers to all aspects of operations and management of the supply chain regarding the manufacturing, production, and distribution of a product. A PhD in Logistics opens many opportunities for careers in academia, research, and industry.


A PhD in Logistics program allows candidates to study extensively the theories, strategies, and logistics of supply chain management. PhD in Logistics candidates will have the opportunity to further understand the concepts of relationship and demand management, forecasting, purchasing, inventory, and assembly through studying logistical systems, research methods, supply chain technology, and transportation economics. Candidates for a PhD in Logistics degree will be expected to conduct original research that leads to a dissertation of publishable quality that makes a substantial contribution to the field of logistics and supply chain management.


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MIT Zaragoza PhD Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Zaragoza Logistics Center
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Spain Zaragoza

The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and education. Students work intensively with our faculty to create new knowledge in fields of interest such as supply chain coordination, inventory management, supply chain finance, supply chain risk management and security, and supply chain innovation. [+]

PhDs in Logistics. MIT Zaragoza PhD Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and education. Students work intensively with our faculty to create new knowledge in fields of interest such as supply chain coordination, inventory management, supply chain finance, supply chain risk management and security, and supply chain innovation. First and second year PhD students typically complete PhD level courses offered by the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, such as probability and stochastic processes, empirical methods, integer and dynamic programming, inventory management and game theory. Second year PhD students spend a semester at MIT and have the opportunity of studying at other leading business and engineering schools. The dissertation typically requires two more years to complete. At the end of second year, students must pass a comprehensive qualifying exam, when the student becomes a candidate for the PhD and focuses on dissertation research. The program provides students with the following: Financial Aid Multicultural academic and research experience in both the EU and the US MIT SCALE Network: Multi-continent experience A unique focused PhD program on SCM Teaching assistantships in our Masters Faculty network with strong credentials Official PhD degree awarded by the University of Zaragoza Certificate from MIT Full time dedication This full-time program follows the highest international quality standards for doctoral studies, from the rigorous admissions process, continuous high-performance control process, to the comprehensive exam and thesis defense, enabling graduates to take faculty positions at leading universities around the world or to become innovation leaders for international companies. FIRST YEAR COURSEWORK (subject to change) Quarter 1 Introduction to Math Mathematical Programming Financial Systems and SCM Statistics and Probability Models. Quarter 2 Empirical Methods Econometrics Inventory Management. Elective ZLOG Quarter 3 PhD Summer Academy SECOND YEAR COURSEWORK Courses will depend on the research field of interest of the students. THE ADMISSION PROCESS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018 IS NOW OPENFINANCIAL AID All admitted PhD students are eligible for financial aid, in terms of fellowship to cover tuition and stipend for living expenses or funding from companies or organizations that sponsor research at ZLC or full scholarship. The program also encourages admitted PhD students to search for other external financial support. ASSISTANTSHIPS Assistantships are offered to cover tuition and a stipend for living expenses: RA (Research Assistant): It may be offered when available by funded research projects, from 1st year. TA (Teaching Assistant): 3rd year and after depending on teaching capabilities. Candidates can also obtain grants from their countries, EU, research institutions, private companies, etc. “PHD IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT” program is supported by the European Social Fund, participating in the Operational Programme 2014-2020. FEES International ZLC Tuition 1st year: 10,000 € 2nd year: 10,000 €* 3rd year: 6,500 € 4rd year: 6,500 € Total: 33,000 € (4 years) *Students who successfully pass the Qualifying exam after the 2nd year, will obtain a Certificate in Research in Logistics and SCM, from ZLC and MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program. [-]

PhD in Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications | Transportation Systems and Technology | Air Traffic Control and Management [+]

Fields of Study Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications Transportation Systems and Technology Air Traffic Control and Management [-]

PhD in Logistic

Czech Technical University in Prague
Campus Full time Part time 4 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague + 1 more

Transportation Logistics [+]

PhDs in Logistics. Fields of study Transportation Logistics [-]

PhD in Logistics

RMIT University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 Australia Melbourne

In the logistics PhD and Master by research programs you'll take on independent research in your area of interest, develop concepts and test your theories. [+]

PhD in Logistics

In the logistics PhD and Master by research programs you'll take on independent research in your area of interest, develop concepts and test your theories.You can specialise in areas like:

complexity and supply chain risk e-supply chain solution and collaboration freight logistics and warehousing global supply chain design and optimisation lean logistics lean Six Sigma and quality management port management and maritime logistics retail logistics and supply chain simulation reverse logistics and green supply chain strategic procurement and low-cost country sourcing tourism and humanitarian logistics transport planning and spatial modelling. ... [-]