Academic and corporate partners

Academic and corporate partners

Erasmus University, the Customs Administration of the Netherlands and international associations representing international trade and supply chain partners contributed to the development of the Executive Master in Customs and Supply Chain Compliance programme. They all pursue a strategy to strengthen and improve international trade through collaboration and innovation and recognise the need to develop leaders in customs.

Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Law (ESL) offers international high-quality law education that provides theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills. Its programmes attract students and staff from all over the world. ESL’s interdisciplinary education and research combines legal, economic, political and social thinking, and has a strong social and business-driven orientation. Due to its excellent education and research, ESL achieves high positions in international rankings.

AWA Foreign Trade Academy
The AWA Foreign Trade Academy was founded in 1996 and is one of Germany's leading providers of customs-related learning services. Its portfolio ranges from professional sources to academic programmes. The AWA is a cooperation partner of the University of Münster and Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Shanghai Customs College
Shanghai Customs College (SCC) is China’s premier educational institution for the development of talent in the area of customs and trade compliance. The school attracts leaders from provincial and municipal government, and provides research and education to 2,000 bachelor and master students. SCC is the regional training centre in the Asia-Pacific region for the World Customs Organization (WCO) for participants from more than 110 countries and regions. SCC is well connected to the Customs Administration of the Netherlands; a relationship established over 20 years ago.

Customs Administration of the Netherlands
Manages the cross-border movements of goods that enter or exit the EU via the Netherlands. The Customs Administration of the Netherlands facilitates trade, and applies checks when and where needed. The Customs Administration constantly innovates its supervision processes, respecting EU-legislation in close co-operation with industry and academic institutes to reduce administrative burdens and interferences in logistics to an absolute minimum.

Top Sector Logistics Scholarship
Initiated by the Dutch Government to unite and reinforce logistics in the Netherlands. Connekt, the programme secretariat of the Top Sector Logistics, is an independent network of companies and government authorities that links up parties to improve mobility in the Netherlands in a sustainable manner. Top Sector Logistics supports initiatives such as this Executive Master and provides 24 scholarships of € 5,000 to qualified international professionals.