Master of Advanced Studies
in Humanitarian Logistics and Management



Application Deadline for European, EFTA, or Swiss applicants. 

MASHLM welcomes applications from individuals with:

at least three years of relevant work experience;

a Bachelor degree or an equivalent professional diploma awarded by a recognized institution in the area of logistics, humanitarian aid, public service, or non-profit management.

* In exceptional cases, candidates lacking the required university qualifications may be admitted if their training and work experience is deemed sufficient and relevant.



MASHLM and Tailored Programs are now closed for applications.

Apply by sending the following documents to mashlm [at] usi [dot] ch:

Filled digital documents in the application package;

All the Mandatory Enclosures at the Application Form.

Please put MASHLM APPLICATION as the subject of your email.

Humanitarian Supply Chain Management Education Download the Application Package


Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet the initial requirements will be invited for a Skype/phone interview for further assessment. 

Once admitted, students must pay a registration deposit before they can receive their visa invitation letter.

Students requiring a visa for Switzerland are strongly urged to apply as early as possible. The visa process can take up to 3 months.

Check VISA requirements for your country



Included in the program tuition are the costs of the study materials distributed in class and test fees. Not included are costs for books, accommodation, visa fees, and travel expenses.

MAS tuition fee - CHF 21'000

DAS tuition fee - CHF 14'000

CAS tuition fee - CHF 5'000


The tuition includes a CHF 3,000 registration fee, required to reserve your spot and apply for an entry Visa if needed.

Payment of the first semester is required before the beginning of the courses, and second semester is due in January. Individual applicants who pay their full tuition fees for the MAS as a single payment before June 30th receive a 10% discount on their tuition fees.


Organizational Support

Some of our participants receive financial and time support from employers to pursue an executive academic degree.
Securing support from your employer usually involves drawing up a detailed case outlining your reasons for wanting to do the MASHLM and the benefits to yourself and to the organization. To help you draft your education sponsorship case, we made available a step-by-step guide to help you get started:
 Download the guide for Education Sponsorship Case



A limited number of scholarships are available on the basis of need and merit, and can be used towards tuition payments. Candidates who complete their application by the early action date will be considered for a scholarship.

Priority is given to students from developing countries. Scholarship instruction can be requested by writing to mashlm [at] usi [dot] ch