Join WHU in Düsseldorf or Vallendar –

Pursue a career at the best business school in Germany.

About us

Join our diverse community at the best business school in Germany.

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the leading private business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe. On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar (near Koblenz) and Düsseldorf, faculty, students, and staff enjoy working in a stimulating international environment. The organizational culture combines an entrepreneurial attitude and international orientation with a strong sense of community and diversity and a high commitment to excellence.

WHU offers the following benefits:

Attractive skill development and training options

Flexible working hours 

Company-sponsored social benefits

Various sports and health programs

Customized welcome services and onboarding programs

Childcare facility for working parents in Vallendar

Faculty positions

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality, and practical relevance. Learn more about our faculty positions

Doctoral student positions

WHU is amongst the most renowned German research institutes in the field of general management. An important contribution is made to this by our research assistants and doctoral students who contribute to the generation of high-quality research findings  and to integrate these into teaching and apply them in practice. Learn more about our Doctoral Program

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Staff positions

WHU's administration ensures the smooth operation of the business school in a professional, service-focussed approach. These teams make it possible for all those studying, teaching, and researching at WHU to focus on their own individual area.

This position is initially a one-year fixed-term contract with the potential to become extended or permanent.

This position is initially a one-year fixed-term contract with the potential to become extended or permanent.


WHU offers a wide field of opportunities to support chairs or departments with their daily processes to gain business knowledge or work part-time on a Minijob basis.

The Chair of Leadership at Campus Düsseldorf seeks to improve leadership in different contexts to ultimately create better organizations through scientific research, practice collaborations and education on leadership. In one of our current research projects we are investigating how virtual meetings in the workplace can be conducted more effectively. In particular, we are interested in the way in which managers and employees communicate in one-on-one meetings. We would be pleased if you would support us in this project starting October 15, 2020 as a Student Assistant (f/m/d).

Job description

  • Recruiting of study participants from companies
  • Coding of communication patterns based on video recordings
  • Public relations (press, social media)
  • Literature research

Job Qualifications

  • You are enrolled in a Bachelor/Master program of (Business) Psychology.
  • You are interested in research on leadership and communication.
  • You work independently, responsibly, and well-structured.
  • You have good knowledge in SPSS and/or R.
  • You have very good English and German language skills (spoken and written).
  • You are proactive and motivated to do "cold calling" as well as attend networking events for recruiting participants.

What we offer

  • Attractive workplace on the WHU Campus in Düsseldorf
  • Flexible working hours, considering the current workload
  • Insights into quantitative, practice-oriented research
  • Team spirit: a highly motivated and collegial team
  • The position is a ‘mini-job’ and is limited in time until April 15, 2021 (with option of extension).


The application deadline is September 15, 2020. Please send your application documents via email to:

Personal Assistant to Professor Fabiola Gerpott

Fabienne Wrobel
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Subject: "Application - Student Assistant"

WHU enables its employees to acheive a better work-life-balance by offering a childcare service.

WHU Toddlers is seeking a Temporary Assistant (f/m/d) for the Vallendar location at the earliest date possible.

Job Description

  • Planning meals, preparing food, shopping and integrating children in the kitchen
  • Household activities on the Toddler premises
  • Filling in for the nursery teacher during breaks, holidays and illness or, for example, during the settling-in period of new children
  • Carrying out projects planned jointly with the nursery teacher, springer, and children

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in caring for children, especially in the under-threes age group
  • Pedagogical training, e.g. as a day nurse, child carer or similar qualification would be desirable

  • Enjoy cooking, in particular healthy, well-balanced meals

  • Creativity, reliability, a sense of responsibility, the ability to work in a team, and a caring manner with children

  • Good knowledge of German and English


Welcome Center Manager

Diana Stasch
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External Lecturers

Are you interested in working as an external lecturer at WHU but have not found a matching open position in our offers? You can send an unsolicited application to Steffen Löv if you want to be contacted when WHU is looking for lecturers in your field of expertise. Please include a CV, an overview of courses taught and their evaluations, and a tentative syllabus or course description for potential courses you could teach.


WHU Campus Vallendar –
Where future meets heritage.

Vallendar is located in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. With its castles, historic towns, and towering vineyards, this section has been awarded UNESCO world heritage site status. Major cities are dotted along the banks, and Koblenz marks the meeting of the rivers Rhine and Moselle. Perfectly placed, Vallendar and its surrounding area offer plenty to see and do.

Learn more about Campus Vallendar


WHU Campus Düsseldorf –
An international hotspot.

Düsseldorf is the capital of the state North Rhine-Westphalia and is located on the banks of the river Rhine. Its 600,000 inhabitants make Düsseldorf a vibrant and international city in which to live, study, and work.

Learn more about Campus Düsseldorf

Get in touch

Do you have any questions?
Feel free to contact us!

Manager Human Resources

Daniela Nowak

+49 (0)261 6509 128

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