International Union of Railways (Master, Course)

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Syllabus of the Online Subject - International Union of Railways (UIC)

  1. Introduction al International Union of Railways (UIC)
  2. Mission and objectives
  3. Main areas of activity of the International Union of Railways (UIC)
  4. Railway Freight
    1. Combined Transport (Rail-Road, Rail-Maritime, Rail-Waterway, Rail-Air)
    2. Transnational railway corridors
      1. Eurasian rail corridors.
  5. Transport of dangerous goods (TDG)
    1. Inspections of dangerous goods consignments.
  6. Freight forwarders

Subject: Combined Transport in Europe

  1. Rail/Road combined transport in Europe
  2. General framework and key elements of combined transport in Europe
  3. The European rail/road combined transport market
  4. Analysis of the combined transport in Europe

Subject: Eurasian Rail Corridors

  1. Introduction to Eurasian rail cargo transport
  2. Trade volume distribution between Northern and Southern routes

Subject: A new lease of life for African Rail (Destination 2040)

  1. Introduction to Railway network in Africa
  2. Modernisation, development and Interconnectivity of railways in Africa
  3. Developing seamless multimodality

Example of the Online Subject - International Union of Railways (UIC):
Course: International Union of Railways (UIC)


The eLearning Subject “International Union of Railways (UIC)” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Courses: Rail transport, Multimodal transport, Transport in Africa
  2. Diplomas: International Transport, Foreign Trade
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  4. Doctorates: International Logistics, foreign trade

Online Continuing education (Masters, Courses)

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English Study, Master in International Business in French Union internationale des Chemins de Fer (UIC) (summary in Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Unión Internacional de Ferrocarriles (UIC) Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese União Internacional de Caminhos-de-Ferro)

Area of Knowledge: Foreign Trade (International Rail Transport Law)





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Description of the Online Subject - International Union of Railways (UIC)

The International Union of Railways (UIC) represents globally the rail transport sector. One of its main functions is to promote the development of rail transport.

In addition, the International Union of Railways (UIC) harmonizes and improves the conditions of the railway lines as well as the railway operations.

The International Railway Union also promotes interoperability between rail systems (concept of International Railway Solution)

The International Union of Railways (UIC) works in the following areas: passengers, cargo, rail system (including infrastructure), wagons, railway operations...

Despite the economic uncertainty, the railway situation worldwide is improving, increasing market shares in China, India, Australia, South Africa and the United States by 40%. In the United States and Russia, the total amount of goods transported by rail is already above the levels prior to the global crisis.

The development of Euro-Asian Euro-Asian transport corridors (Trans-Siberian routes, the new Silk Road - Eurasian Land Transport Initiative) is vital for the International Railways Union. They can even be an alternative to maritime or road transport.

Silk Road China-Europe by Road

The International Union of Railways (UIC) was created in 1922, its headquarters are in Paris (France).

The Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) is associated with the International Union of Railways (UIC).

International Rail Transport Law

The BIC Code (International Identification Codes of Container Owners) is accepted by the International Union of Railways (UIC)
  1. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC)
  2. International Convention for Safe Containers
  3. Convention relating to Temporary Admission

Containers and International Transportation, Course

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Course

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