Innovative Concepts for Knowledge Exchange, Mobility and Expertise in Rail Freight and Logistics (2010)

Author(s): Marinov M, Zunder T, Schlingensiepen J, Ricci S, Karagyozov K, Razmov T, Dzhaleva-Chonkova A

    Abstract: This paper aims to provide an overview of a Rail Freight and Logistics curriculum development project co-funded by the Erasmus Programme of the European Commission. The main objective of this project is to develop master courses on rail freight and logistics. The courses will be compatible to allow for students to do some of their modules at one of the other universities. For both simplicity and the proposes of this paper we shall call it “the project” The project incorporates innovative concepts for knowledge exchange, mobility and expertise in rail freight and logistics education and continuous learning; discussion of which is presented in this paper. The paper also calls upon rail freight and logistics professors and assistants, fellow researches, policy and decision makers, and stakeholders to liaise with the project team and assist in better understanding the current and future needs for rail freight and logistics higher education, training and promotion.

      • Date: 19th November 2010
      • Conference Name: Highlight 2010: Sustainable Development in Logistics (ICLEEE) International Conference of Logistics, Economics and Environmental Engineering
      • Pages: 37-41
      • Publisher: Vocational College of Traffic and Transport
      • Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. abstract)
      • Bibliographic status: Published

      Keywords: Rail Freight and Logistics, Higher Education, Innovation, MSc, Erasmus Programme


      Dr Marin Marinov
      Rail Education Group Manager

      Tom Zunder
      Rail Freight & Logistics Research Group Manager