Kurser Societal Logistics

63845 Societal Logistics , 8 sp

Doctoral studies
Teaching language

Societal Logistics is a doctoral course that emphasises the role logistics plays in society. The course highlights research, principles and practices that facilitate responsible supply chain management strategies and sustainable logistics operations. The course focuses on current topics each year.

Learning Goal

You have the ability to critically evaluate societal trends and how logistics and supply chain management relates to these.

After completing the course, you will be able to
  • explain the implications of alternative supply chains for society
  • relate logistical decisions to ecological and societal performance
  • utilise logistical concepts in different contextual settings
  • define logistics and supply chain management research questions of broader societal relevance
International Learning Experience

The course includes international visiting faculty.


Lectures, exercises, cases

Total Student Workload

214 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact) hours: 30 h
Non-scheduled work on individual research paper: 184 h

Recommended Time of Performance

1st year of doctoral studies


Individual research paper 100%
All parts of the course need to be passed in the same study year.

Articles as specified by the instructor, max. 500 pages, plus articles identified by doctoral students.