WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is a leading German business school with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU offers academic programs and continuing education for executives throughout their careers. Founded in 1984 on the initiative of the Koblenz Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WHU has become a model for future-oriented research and teaching in business economics. WHU means "Excellence in Management Education" and pursues this goal in its three core areas of activity: academic programs, research, and knowledge transfer in general management. WHU’s graduates, research, and profitable collaboration with business partners demonstrate the School’s success in achieving its mission.

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WHU has two campuses; in Düsseldorf, and in Vallendar. Our Campus Düsseldorf is home to our MBA Programs, while our Campus Vallendar is home to our Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Doctoral, and Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Programs. Our courses are taught in English and take a uniquely international approach, with a mandatory semester abroad and internships.

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WHU is one of the most renowned German Business Schools. This excellent standard has also been certified through accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and FIBAA. Regular re-accreditations confirm that our Business School consistently meets or exceeds strict national and international standards. WHU also takes pride in maintaining leading positions in national and international rankings, such as Financial Times, The Economist, and Wirtschaftswoche. Our Master in Management and Master in Finance are ranked by the Financial Times as #1 in Germany, and #12 and #18 worldwide respectively.

From day one, our students are supported by our leading Career Center in developing their potential for a successful transition into the working world. The WHU Career Center organizes a broad range of activities and provides personal career counseling.


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Explore WHU study programs:

  • Bachelor in International Business Administration
  • Bachelor in Business Psychology
  • Master in Management
  • Master in Finance
  • Master in Entrepreneurship
  • Master in International Business
  • Part-Time Master in Management
  • Full-Time MBA
  • Part-Time MBA
  • Global Online MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Executive Education
  • Doctoral Program
  • Exchange Programs
  • Short-Term Programs

To know more about WHU study programs follow the link.

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