Doctoral Program

The WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management Doctoral Program targets applicants who have completed a Diploma or Master program with outstanding success and who are motivated to accomplish academically sound work that is located in the exciting area between theory and practice.

Graduates of the Doctoral Program receive the title of Doctor of Economic Science (Dr. rer. pol.).



Research Award for WHU Doctoral Candidate

Dr. Barbara Wichmann received the IPSERA Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 2016 for her work titled “Implementing environmental supply chain management initiatives: A social network perspective.”...



National Award for WHU Doctoral Candidate

Dr. Gavin Meschnig received the Research Award 2016 of the German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME) for his dissertation "Decision-making in cross-functional teams...



Research Grant from Tel Aviv University

Professor Dr. Christoph Hienerth, Chair of Entrepreneurship and New Business Development at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and Doctoral Candidate Monika Hauck have recently been awarded an...