Excellence in


The program is taught by senior members of the WHU faculty and in the program's international modules, by the faculty of the hosting partner universities. The teaching faculty has an outstanding research record as well as solid experience in management practice. The fact that WHU is the only member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) of all private German universities shows the excellence in research at our school. Lectures by senior executives of successful international companies complement the program to include the company perspective on effective international management.

Our lecturers

  • Malte Brettel (RWTH, Aachen)
  • Holger Ernst (WHU)
  • Martin Fassnacht (WHU)
  • Michael Frenkel (Dean of WHU)
  • M. V. Rajeev Gowda (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India)
  • Christina Günther (WHU)
  • Christoph Hienerth (WHU)
  • Martin Högl (WHU)
  • Arnd Huchzermeier (WHU)
  • Thomas Hutzschenreuter (WHU)
  • Martin Jacob (WHU)
  • Ove Jensen (WHU)
  • Stefan Jentzsch (Perella Weinberg Partners UK LLP)
  • Lutz Johanning (WHU)
  • Lutz Kaufmann (WHU)
  • John Kerrick (Hollander & Kerrick Associates, Inc., USA)
  • Karl-Ludwig Kley (Merck KGaA, Germany)
  • Enrique Kramer (Universidad ORT, Uruguay)
  • Felix Reimann (WHU)
  • Markus Rudolf (WHU)
  • Utz Schäffer (WHU)
  • Denis Schweizer (WHU)
  • Thorsten Sellhorn (WHU)
  • Stefan Spinler (WHU)
  • Thorsten Truijens (Controlling Partner St. Gallen AG, Switzerland)
  • Tillmann Wagner (WHU)
  • Jürgen Weigand (WHU, Academic Director of the MBA program)
  • Peter Witt (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)
  • Burcin Yurtoglu (WHU)
Faculty WHU Full-Time MBA

"The importance of international management is more than obvious in today's globalizing economies. We prepare our students for the international arena and provide them the opportunity to enhance interpersonal communication skills, improve the interest-based deal design, and become highly skilled in executing strategic negotiation campaigns in various settings."

Prof. Dr. Lutz Kaufmann