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WHU - Germany's leading business school for management studies
We generate new knowledge. We are thought leaders. We are Germany's #1 business school. We are WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
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We generate new knowledge. We are thought leaders. We are Germany's #1 business school. We are WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
An evolving learning experience with AI –
The online MBA for global change-makers.
We generate new knowledge. We are thought leaders. We are Germany's #1 business school. We are WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
Conscious awareness of the world around us –
Creating impact for a sustainable future.
We generate new knowledge. We are thought leaders. We are Germany's #1 business school. We are WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
The place to learn from the best –
An entrepreneurial spirit is part of our DNA.
Bachelor in International Business Administration
Three unforgettable years. Two internships. One semester abroad. Small classes, big topics. And a large WHU family for life.
Bachelor in Business Psychology
How can you successfully manage and motivate people? The same broad look at business. A different focus. For the people-centric leader in you.
Master in Management
Here is the next stepping stone toward a successful career in business leadership.
Master in Finance
Set the stage for your career in finance.
Master in Entrepreneurship
Determined. Compassionate. Open-minded. Do you fit the mold?
Master in International Business
Our Master in International Business is your gateway to global success. Open for candidates from all fields of study!
Master in Business Analytics
Secure your future in our ever more data-driven world. Spot opportunities and gain a strategic edge.
Part-Time Master in Management
Fit your studies around your job. Prepare your future success by studying for our Part-Time Master in Management.
Full-Time MBA
Live and grow alongside like-minded peers in a global center of commerce and culture.
Part-Time MBA
Gain everything you need to reach the next level. At times that fit your schedule.
Global Online MBA
Study for an MBA at a leading business school. From anywhere in the world.
Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
Discover local expertise, connect with high-caliber professionals, and explore new markets with the largest and most immersive global Executive EMBA network.
Open Programs
Want a new challenge? Develop yourself professionally and personally for your next career step.
Customized Programs
Customized programs for companies. Tailored to your Strategy. Developed with you.
Doctoral Program
Experience cutting-edge research at one of the most prominent research establishments in the field of business and economics.
Exchange Program for Bachelor/Master students
Discover an experience of a lifetime, both personally and academically. Spend a semester abroad at Germany’s top business school.
Exchange Program for MBA students
Spend a semester abroad at Germany’s top business school. A unique experience in the heart of Europe.
Bachelor European Summer Program
A compact 3-week course at our welcoming Campus Vallendar offering you insights into international business in Europe.
MBA European Summer Program
Combining academic excellence and exciting cultural experience, we offer MBA students of our partner schools a two-week course on international business in Europe.
Online Bachelor European Summer Program
Our short-term online program is specifically designed for undergraduate business students from Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
Online MBA European Summer Program
A two-week course on that is specifically designed for MBA students from our partner schools in their second year, who are interested in International Business, Finance, and Corporate Strategy.
Customized European Programs
Specifically designed to be integrated into the BBA, MBA, or Executive MBA programs of our non-European partner schools, and are tailor-made to suit their needs and curriculum.

Why WHU is the best choice for you


The latest stats are in. The ones that matter. According to Financial Times, WHU offers number 1 degree programs in Germany. 

  • #1 in Germany, #16 in Europe (Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2023)
  • #1 in Germany, #13 worldwide (Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2023)
  • #1 in Germany, #19 in Europe (Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2024)
The 15 WHU unicorns

A vibrant and vivid community

WHU offers many opportunities for students to get involved in founding their own business. WHU has two entrepreneurship programs and one entrepreneurship center. 

  • Comprehensive network: 2,400 companies have been (co-)founded by WHU alumni to date
  • Top programs: #8 Top MBA Program worldwide for Entrepreneurship Teaching (Financial Times Ranking 2022)
  • Vivid student life: WHU has eight student initiatives dedicated to entepreneurship

WHU lives an international mindset

WHU promotes internationality and diversity in all areas of the businesss school, including academic programs, research, excecutive education, and company contacts. 

  • 33% of the total student body are international students (incl. exchange students)
  • 32% of the total core faculty has a non-German nationality
  • WHU has more than 200 partner universities worldwide
  • WHU has alumni in more than 65 countries worldwide
A selection of our student clubs

Characterized by enthusiasm and a high level of commitment

Rich in differences, inspiring each other in a family atmosphere of mutual trust. Building lifelong bonds with your peers and Alma Mater:

  • To ensure a strong connection with practitioners and experts, WHU maintains a tight network of approxcimately 160 partner companies
  • Student life at WHU is not just about studying. There are more than 30 student clubs that cover topics such as music, entreprneeurship, community, debating, or wine tasting
  • Even after graduation WHU students remain a part of the community. Currently, In Praxi counts approximately 6,700 members

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