About TriContinent Program
With the development of globalization, logistics and supply chain management is moving towards internationalization. Under this circumstance, TriContinent program was born to cultivate logistics talents with an international perspective. The MSc in Global Supply Chain Management (TriContinent program) is a cooperative double degree program established by three TriContinent universities which are Tongji University (Shanghai, China), Kühne Logistics University (Hamburg, Germany), and University of Tennessee (Knoxville, USA) in 2017. Every year, this program will select 11 postgraduate students respectively from the above 3 prestigious Tricontinent universities to form a Sino-foreign joint class. Throughout the program, students from all three of the TriContinent universities will be in one integrated and internationalized class. This puts the students in a network spanning the globe and the supply chain business that will fuel your future career. And the cross-cultural management skills you develop for dealing with people from around the world will cultivate your international visions and turn you into a true global citizen.
Tongji University, located in Shanghai — the financial center of China, is one of the leading universities in China under the direct administration of Ministry of Education, listed on “Project 985” and “Project 211”. With a history of over a century, Tongji has valued the balanced development of four functions, i.e. education, research, outreach, and culture inheritance and innovation. It was one of the earliest universities in China to launch programs in economics and management. The School of Economic Management was founded in 1984, and merged with the business school to become the School of Economics and Management (SEM) in 1998. SEM is an official member of AACSB, EFMD, AMBA, and PRME. It has obtained AMBA accreditation, EQUIS accreditation, and AACSB accreditation. In 2019 Eduniversal Masters Ranking, the master program of Supply Chain and Logistics ranked top 1 in Asia.
Kühne Logistics University
Kühne Logistics University (KLU) is a private, state-accredited university located on Hamburg’s harbor. Sponsored by the nonprofit Kühne Stiftung (Kühne Foundation), KLU offers a broad spectrum of courses and research in logistics and supply chain and business management. KLU is ranked third in the research outputs of Business Administration among all German universities. It achieves the highest research outcomes among the private business schools of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Also, KLU ranked very high in the five key criteria of the current CHE Center for Higher Education rankings of Business Administration.
The Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee is widely recognized for its leadership role in implementing some of the most innovative and exciting curricular changes occurring during the last 40 years of management education. It has a 100-year history in business education covering the for-profit, not-for-profit, and government sectors of business. It includes top-notch supply chain management and highly regarded accounting programs. In 1941, it became the 53rd school to earn distinguished AACSB accreditation. The supply chain program at Haslam is ranked among top 3 in the United States.
The three TriContinent universities all feature international student bodies, outstanding faculty, dynamic learning environments, and extensive corporate ties. They are among the leading academic institutions for logistics and supply chain management in their respective regions. This degree program will give the students the unique chance to experience supply chain management from the perspective of the world’s three largest economies. It will immerse you in the world of international business practices and enable you to discuss the effects of global economic trends with local executives and academic experts.
- English taught program
- Sino-Germany Dual degree (TJ & KLU) + One semester exchange in UTK
- Small classes+Practical sessions
- Professional teaching faculty team with outstanding academic achievements and rich enterprise experience
- Internship opportunities in 3 countries