Institute of Logistics (HILOG)

The Institute of Logistics (HILOG) is a scientific institution of the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer . It bundles and links the university's competencies in the innovation fields of logistics and green technology.

In addition, HILOG coordinates the university's activities within the greentech OSTFRIESLAND initiative. As an interdisciplinary and cross-departmental institute, the HILOG has the following main areas of work:

  • Coordination and/or implementation of interdisciplinary, national and/or international research projects
  • Contract research for companies
  • Promotion of research, networking and teaching through idea generation, application and acquisition of third-party and research funding, also in conjunction with companies and institutions, e.g. via funding programs such as ZIM, EFRE, BMBF, H2020, INTERREG
  • Knowledge exchange and networking with companies, institutions, municipalities and associations, especially in the region, as well as their involvement in current research topics.

On the following pages you will find information about our consulting and technology transfer services, projects, the cross-university network initiative greentech OSTFRIESLAND, the user center as well as about our organization, cooperation partners and team.

Logistic Application Center

The "permanent logistics fair" in which the current trends and technologies in logistics are demonstrated.

Consulting & Technology Transfer

Problems are manifold and so are the approaches solving them. Together with you, our team will look for specific solutions to your problem.

Initiatives & Research Projects

At the Institute of Logistics, we conduct research on all issues in the areas of internal and external logistics.

Contact & Address

Here you can find the way to our headquarters in Emden.

Cooperations & Partner

Our network is diverse and links regional with national and international partners.


We are happy to help. Here you will find the right contact persons for your concerns.