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Doctorate in Global Logistics



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Professional Doctorate in Global Transportation & Logistics (eLearning)

The objectives of the Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Global Transportation & Logistics taught by EENI Business School (3 years, 180 ECTS, online), are to train the doctoral student to be able to research on topics related to international transport of goods; thus, a Doctoral Student can apply creative solutions and take the appropriated business decisions related to the entire global logistics value chain.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Global Transport and Logistics

Doctorate in Global Transportation & Logistics

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African Students (Masters, Courses, Foreign Trade, Business)


  1. Tuition Fees: EUR 3,000
    1. Financing
  2. Duration: maximum of
    three calendar years Maximum of three calendar years since the formalization of the Enrollment up to the thesis deposit. If, after the three calendar years period the Doctoral Student has not deposited thesis, the Doctorate Programme Direction may authorise an extension of up to two years.
  3. Credits: 180 ECTS
  4. Open Online Enrollment
  5. Download the Admission Form
  6. Brochure (PDF)

The Doctorate is part of the category of the Doctorate in International Business (DIB), which has the dual aim of contributing to the knowledge and practice.

A Doctorate in Global Transportation & Logistics that fits your schedule and helps you to get a better job in the logistics sector.


Language of the Doctorate: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English

  1. All the subjects offered are available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
  2. Thus, the Doctoral Student can perform this doctorate entirely in English (or French, Spanish or Portuguese)
  3. The student should have a sufficient level to study the subjects in these languages

Study Doctorate in International Business in French Doctorat en transport international Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Doctorado en Transporte Internacional Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Doutoramento em Transporte Internacional.

Structure - Online Doctorate in Business


Structure of the Doctorate.

  1. Coursework. Study of the Subjects (minimum 20 ECTS, maximum 60 ECTS)
    1. Candidates who have completed the Master in International Transport or the Master in International Transport and Logistics in Africa taught by EENI will be exempt from completing this training complement, validating all the doctorate subjects already studied in the Master, going directly to the research phase of the doctorate. In this case (Master 120 ECTS), the total amount of the doctorate will be € 2,000
  2. Research Work and Thesis Plan of the Doctorate (40 ECTS)
  3. Thesis and Thesis Defense (120 ECTS)


Some of the research topics related to the Doctorate.

  1. Features and progress of the different types of International Transport of goods: air, maritime, rail, road and combined / multimodal
  2. Sectoral, global and regional analysis of the logistics sector
  3. Role and projects developed by the main organizations related to global transport
    1. International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
    2. IMO
    3. International Chamber of Shipping
    4. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
    5. International Association of the Air Transport (IATA)
    6. IRU
    7. International Union of Railways (UIC)
    8. Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF)
  4. The main conventions related to International Transport (CIM, CMR, Rotterdam, Hamburg, COTIF)
  5. Analysis of the main logistic projects in the world (Euro-Asian logistics networks, African corridors...)
  6. Development of the new transnational / regional logistics projects
  7. Physical and legislative integration of the different logistics systems
  8. Containerization and stowage of goods
  9. Features and tendencies to the digitalization of the international transport documents (e-Bill of Lading B/L, AWB...)
  10. Development of new digital value-added services for the logistics sector
  11. Optimization of the logistics costs in Foreign Trade operations
  12. Trade facilitation programs related to the International Logistics


Subjects offered by EENI.

  1. EENI provides a range Subjects related to Global Transportation & Logistics (more than 60 ECTS credits)
  2. The Doctoral Student can select the most suitable subjects depending on the thesis
  3. The minimum ECTS to be selected is 20, maximum is 60
  4. The Doctoral Student selects the subjects once formalized the enrollment

To facilitate the subject selection, the subjects are organized into several blocks:

  1. Introduction to the international transport and logistics (5 ECTS, PDF)
  2. Maritime transport (5 ECTS, PDF)
  3. Air transport (4 ECTS, PDF)
  4. Road transport (10 ECTS, PDF)
  5. Rail transport (5 ECTS, PDF)
  6. Multimodal / combined transport (5 ECTS, PDF)
  7. Transport in Africa (10 ECTS, PDF)

International Transport and Logistics: maritime, multimodal, road, train, air, corridors, ports

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)


Foreign trade Related Subjects to International Transport and logistics that the students can choice depending on the selected research line.

  1. Incoterms® 2020 (2 ECTS)
  2. Foreign trade documents (1 ECTS)
  3. Customs. World Trade Organization (WTO) (4 ECTS)
  4. International contracts (3 ECTS)
  5. International payment methods. Documentary credits (4 ECTS)
  6. Non-tariff measures (4 ECTS)
  7. Foreign trade facilitation (2 ECTS)

Diploma International Trade

Detailed content of the modules of the Doctorate in Global Transport.

For those doctoral students who wish to research on regional or transregional logistics projects, we recommend selecting the subjects related to the World Economic Areas (Africa, America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Muslim countries) to research.

Civilizations and economic integration




To be admitted to the Doctorate in Global Transportation & Logistics, the students must have earned a Master's Degree.

  1. If you do not have a Master's Degree you can Enroll in the Master in International Transport. You will be exempt from the final Master's Thesis and you will be able to access the doctorate by going directly to the doctoral thesis preparation (you should not take the complement teachings of the doctorate)
  2. The graduate students in the Master in International Transport taught by EENI can Enroll directly in the Professional Doctorate in International Business specialization in Global Transportation & Logistics validating all the subjects already studied on the master

You must send by e-mail a certified photocopy of your diploma of master. This is necessary for the issuance of your diploma and not to enroll.

African Students (Doctorate Logistics)


The students who pass the assessments and thesis will receive the Diploma of Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB) specialization in Global Transportation & Logistics issued by EENI Global Business School.

The Diploma of Professional Doctorate is awarded after assessing:

  1. Level of participation of the Doctoral Student in the Doctoral Subjects
  2. Research Work
  3. Thesis Defense

Once defended and overcame the thesis, the Doctoral Student will receive its diploma.



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