Excellence in
Management
Education

WHU at a Glance

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented and privately financed business school based in Vallendar and Duesseldorf. Founded in 1984, WHU is now one of the most renowned German Business Schools with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU stands for “Excellence in Management Education” and pursues this Goal in its three core areas of activity: Academic Programs, Research, and Transfer in the field of general management. This excellent standard has been certified by accreditations from AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA as well as through leading positions in national and international rankings. In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). WHU students profit from a large network of partner universities, companies and alumni.

Bachelor in International BWL/Management (BSc)

  • Intensive undergraduate program in the field of general management
  • at WHU Campus Vallendar
  • Full-time
  • program language is English or German and English
  • Duration 3 years
  • Semester abroad and internship abroad
  • for high school graduates with certificate qualifying for studies in Germany (e.g. IB, A-Level, Abitur)
  • Contact Bachelor(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Bachelor in International Business Administration (BSc)

Master in Management (MSc)

  • Consecutive Master program in the field of general management
  • at WHU Campus Vallendar
  • Full-time
  • program language is English
  • Duration 17 - 21 months
  • Semester abroad and Capstone module abroad
  • for Bachelor graduates in a business-related field of study and a Maximum of 2 years of professional experience
  • Contact master(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Master in Management (MSc)

Master in Finance (MSc)

  • Consecutive Master program in the field of finance
  • at WHU Campus Vallendar
  • Full-time
  • program language is English
  • Duration 17 - 21 months
  • Semester abroad and capstone module abroad
  • for Bachelor graduates in a business-related field of study and a Maximum of 2 years of professional experience
  • Contact master(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Master in Finance (MSc)

Full-Time MBA

  • Intensive full-time MBA program in one year
  • at WHU Campus Düsseldorf
  • Full-time
  • program language is English
  • Duration 15 months
  • modules abroad in the USA, China, and India
  • high share of international students
  • for Young Professionals with a first academic degree and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience
  • Contact mba(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Full-Time MBA Program

Part-Time MBA

  • Part-time MBA program on weekends
  • at WHU Campus Düsseldorf
  • Part-Time (Saturday resp. Saturday/Sunday classes)
  • program language is English
  • Duration 2 years
  • modules abroad in the USA, China, and India
  • high share of international students
  • for (Young) Professionals with a first academic degree and a Minimum of 2 years of professional experience
  • Contact parttime.mba(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Part-Time MBA Program

Executive MBA

  • International EMBA program in cooperation with the Kellogg School of Management
  • at WHU Campus Vallendar and Campus Düsseldorf
  • Part-time (in modules)
  • program language is English
  • Duration 15 months
  • modules at Kellogg partner universities in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, China
  • high share of international students
  • for Senior Professionals with a first academic degree and a Minimum of 8 years of work experience as well as solid management experience
  • Contact emba(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Kellogg-WHU EMBA Program

Master of Law and Business

  • Interdisciplinary MLB program in cooperation with the Bucerius Law School (Business studies and law)
  • in Hamburg
  • Full-time
  • program language is English
  • Duration 12 months
  • Internship (abroad)
  • high share of international students
  • for Young Professionals with a first academic degree in business or law and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience
  • Contact mlb(at)law-school.de
  • For more information visit the webpages of our MLB - Joachim Herz Program

Promotion (Dr. rer. pol.)

  • Scientific elaboration of an individual research question to attain the doctoral degree (Dr. rer. pol.)
  • on WHU Campus Vallendar
  • Full-time, part-time
  • Program language is English or German
  • Duration is individual
  • stay abroad possible after Consulting the respective chair
  • for academics and applicants with a diploma or a master's degree
  • contact Promotion(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Doctoral Program

Executive Education

  • Lifelong learning within the scope of customized or open management programs
  • at WHU Campus Vallendar and Campus Düsseldorf or off-campus
  • Customized or Open General Management programs
  • program language is English or German
  • Duration individual
  • Cooperations with international business schools possible
  • for managers, middle to upper management level in a company
  • Contact execed(at)whu.edu
  • For more information visit the webpages of our Executive Education

Fact Sheet (as of September 2013)

Students and Participants

  • BSc Program: 557
  • MSc Program: 211
  • Full-Time MBA Program: 77
  • Part-Time MBA Program: 86
  • MLB Program: 52
  • EMBA Program: 98
  • Doctoral students: 257

Enrolled students in total: 1.338

  • Participants Executive Education: 304
  • Participants European Summer Insti-
    tute und European Programs: 219
  • Exchange students: 275

Faculty

  • Professors: 33
  • Assistant Professors: 19

Accreditations

  • AACSB, EQUIS, FIBAA System Accreditation

International Network

  • More than 195 partner schools worldwide
  • More than 160 companies worldwide
  • About 3,000 alumni worldwide

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