Midplus Logistics Knowledge Cluster – short form Midplus – is a strategic cooperation of three European universities in the field of logistics: <link https: en.via.dk programmes business value-chain-management-bachelor external-link-new-window external link in new>VIA University College (DK-Aarhus/Horsens), <link https: fontys.edu bachelors-masters bachelors logistics-engineering-venlo.htm external-link-new-window external link in new>Fontys Hogeschool (NL-Venlo) and Offenburg University.
- VIA University College is Denmarks third largest university. Their study program Value Chain Management (VCM) is part of the cooperation.
- Fontys Hogeschool is top-ranking in the study field „logistics management“ of The Netherlands.
- Associated partners are both <link http: www.hamk.fi english applicants international-business sivut default.aspx external-link-new-window external link in new>HAMK, FIN- Valkeakoski and <link https: hz.nl en study-programmes logistics-engineering external-link-new-window external link in new>HZ Hogeschool Zeeland, NL-Vlissingen.
The cooperation is mainly aiming for the following targets:
- We would like you to spend some time abroad to gain valuable experiences. Within the field of logistics we offer student exchange as well as a <link https: en.via.dk programmes business value-chain-management-bachelor external-link-new-window external link in new>double degree program. We assist you in finding a practical placement in one of the countries involved.
- We would also like you to gain international experiences when being abroad for a longer time is not possible for you – maybe due to financial or familiar reasons. In <link internal-link internal link in current>TOPweeks you may attend in block courses with students from all partner universities. In <link>TOPprojects you may work on an international real project together with a company. Amongst others we are for example financially supported by Fa. Zehnder, DE-Lahr so that we can keep your travel budget low.
- We use a virtual classroom to share guest lectures from interesting speakers in all partner countries and to discuss the facts amongst the students of the universities involved
- We invite international students to spend a full semester in at University of Offenburg. Besides other opportunities we offer our <link>TOPterm with a special topic „ECommerce Management and Logistics“.