Welcome to Germany's leading Business School for management education

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the #1 German Business School for degree programs. Accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, and FIBAA, WHU offers academic programs as well as education for executives, following four core values with courage and commitment: community, cosmopoliteness, entrepreneurship, and excellence. Despite COVID-19, WHU is ready to grow and planning ahead.

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Our three-year Bachelor in International Business Administration (BSc) provides you with a rigorous business education, flexible curriculum, hands-on experience, and international exposure. We equip successful and thoughtful students with an outstanding skill set, ready to thrive in today’s fast-paced business world.

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Our global top-ranked Master Programs are designed to prepare you for a wide range of career options across multiple industries, by providing the skills and knowledge and by allowing you to tailor your curriculum to your interests and career goals. The 21-month programs include an internship as well as a semester abroad.

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Financial Times #1 ranking program in Germany: Whether you are looking to obtain management expertise, climb the career ladder, or change careers – our international MBA Programs are for you. Designed to maximize your academic learning, international exposure, professional network, leadership impact, and career development, an MBA from WHU will help you reach your goals.

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Flexible, global, and led by WHU’s expert faculty – our pioneering Global Online MBA is for international executives looking to boost their career, without losing momentum. Receive a fully accredited degree through innovative teaching methodology, with a program that fits seamlessly into your schedule. Experience advanced leadership and career development on your terms.

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The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program unites Kellogg School of Management, USA and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany, to deliver outstanding opportunities to open your career and global network. With the largest and most immersive EMBA Global Network in the world, you maximize your impact and make connections that last a lifetime.

Find out more about our Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program

All of WHU's Executive Education programs are on an international top level, taught by renowned faculty and industry experts. Our aim is to prepare you for your next career step, your next career challenge, or to simply update your knowledge and skills for your current working environment.

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WHU is renowned for fostering the academic ambitions of young and dedicated researchers. Students may be admitted to the Doctoral Programs – in consultation with the advisor – at any time. In addition to writing and defending their dissertation, Doctoral candidates will also have the opportunity to attend courses and guest lectures by eminent national and international professors, providing them with additional valuable insights, and illustrating WHU’s globalized network in the field of research.

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Spending a semester abroad at one of Germany's top Business Schools is an experience of a lifetime. We aim to make your time abroad with us a unique experience, both academically and personally. We are proud to welcome about 120 exchange students per semester from more than 200 partner universities worldwide. Perfectly placed, both Vallendar and Düsseldorf offer plenty to see and do.

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Thinking ahead

We're driving lots of current strategic topics –
Reflecting our WHU values.

Female Leadership

A close network of successful women.

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Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurial spirit is our very core.

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Digitalization

Leading the way in digital development.

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Dates & Events

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Join us at this virtual event on May 10.

Discover how the MBA program at WHU could take your career to the next level. 

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Get to know us at the Access Masters (Online Event and Presentation) on May 11.

Join us online to learn more about the WHU Master Programs. We will help you find the program that best suits your ambitions and goals.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Eager2Grow Series

The kick-off for the panel series "Eager2Grow" will take place on May 11 via LinkedIn. The series was launched in cooperation with Net4tec and WHU Women in Business and takes place every other week on Tuesdays at net4tec LinkedIn Live, starting at 7:55 p.m.

Hosts:

- Sofia Trojanowska, WHU Women in Business & WHU MBA
- Julia Baumanns, Partner Net4tec & Technical Delivery Manager Microsoft Consulting Services

Language: English

Speakers at “Venturing & the female advantage“:

- Swantje von Massenbach – Deputy Managing Director at German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
- Annika Fichtner - Manager Prototyping Henkel dx
- Dr. Kathrin Harteis - Business Angel & Coach
- Kristin Hoffmann - WHU Entrepreneurship Roundtable & WHU MBA

Join us at this virtual event on May 12.

Discover how the MBA program at WHU could take your career to the next level. 

Join us virtually and get your questions answered!

Participate in one of our online sessions to chat with current students and our recruiting team. Explore a program that combines the quality of a top European business school with the flexibility of an online format.

"Moving Digital Transformation Forward“

Speakers:
• Ash Noah, Managing Director of CGMA Learning, Education & Development at AICPA & CIMA
• Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Language: English
Start: 5:00 pm (CEST)

During this online session, Ash Noah and Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer will engage in a live discussion about preparing finance organizations for the future, changing business models, building strategy and being agile.

We encourage posting questions via chat function throughout the event. There will also be an opportunity to meet the speakers after the webinar (6 - 6.30pm).

Network with Kellogg-WHU alumni!

Join one of our virtual networking events to learn more about the Executive MBA Program and connect with our alumni. This is your chance to get first hand insights into the program from one of our graduates.

Join us at this virtual event on May 18.

Discover how the MBA program at WHU could take your career to the next level. 

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Find out how Kellogg-WHU EMBA can help you become a successful leader.

Meet EMBA Career Center Manager Gary Anello and learn more about how the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA can help you take the next career step!

Experience a live MBA class

Get a glimpse into our dynamic learning environment and gain valuable insights into our curriculum.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Join our Virtual Information Session

Get insights on our top ranking MBA program and find out how it can benefit you.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program online.

How can our EMBA boost your career? Join our online information session to find out whether the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program is the right journey for you!

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Get to know the Admissions process at Kellogg-WHU.

Are you considering applying for the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA? Do you still have questions regarding admission? Join our Admissions Q&A Session to get your questions answered.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

WHU Women in Business and MBA Career Center Event

The Gender Pay Gap is to the disadvantage of women; in Germany it is about 21%! Lower income in the course of a professional life also has long-term consequences all the way into retirement. This workshop is designed to empower you for salary negotiations and enable you to be a better negotiator for yourself. After a brief introduction, the focus will be on small group negotiation simulations where you will sharpen your skills and the workshop trainer will provide direct feedback.

Due to the format, the number of participants is limited to only 20 people and we would therefore like to ask you to answer some application questions in advance to show your motivation.

For registration please fill in the application form linked below.

We look forward to receiving your application by 13th of May!

For questions please feel free to write us an email at womeninbusiness@whu.edu.

Join us virtually and get your questions answered!

Participate in one of our online sessions to chat with current students and our recruiting team. Explore a program that combines the quality of a top European business school with the flexibility of an online format.

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your career opportunities with an EMBA.

Grab a virtual coffee with program representatives to discuss how the Executive MBA can boost your career.

Join us virtually on June 30!

Find out how the WHU Global Online MBA can help you take the next step in your career with our Virtual Information Session. Chat with the admissions team online, ask questions, and discover how to make a successful application.

Join our Virtual Information Session

Get insights on our top ranking MBA program and find out how it can benefit you.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Experience a live MBA class

Get a glimpse into our dynamic learning environment and gain valuable insights into our curriculum.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Join us virtually and get your questions answered!

Participate in one of our online sessions to chat with current students and our recruiting team. Explore a program that combines the quality of a top European business school with the flexibility of an online format.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Discover your opportunities with a Master's at WHU.

Benefit from a personal consultation based on your individual profile and career goals. Chat with a member of our Marketing & Admissions Team to discover your options and get all of your questions answered.

Get to know our Bachelor program online.

Gain valuable insights into the Bachelor program, talk to our staff and current students and ask your questions directly.

High-level keynotes and peer-to-peer networking for business leaders

Corporate transformation in a post-COVID world will be this year’s topic of the Campus for Transformation of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in September 2021. CEOs from BASF, ThyssenKrupp, and Vodafone are expected as high-level keynote speakers at the business school’s campus in Düsseldorf.

Get to know our Bachelor program online.

Gain valuable insights into the Bachelor program, talk to our staff and current students and ask your questions directly.

Experience the WHU spirit in person on October 23.

Through conversations with current students, faculty, and staff and a campus tour, you will get a better feeling for WHU and what it's like to live and learn on our campus in Vallendar.

Meet us at Einstieg München Online from November 26-27, 2021

Log in, sit back comfortably and gain insights into the WHU Bachelor Program. We look forward to meeting you online. You are also welcome to make an appointment with us in advance!

Experience the WHU spirit in person on December 04.

Through conversations with current students, faculty, and staff and a campus tour, you will get a better feeling for WHU and what it's like to live and learn on our campus in Vallendar.

WHU faculty members –
Our top-notch international faculty.

WHU’s faculty members are a diverse team of academic experts, engaged in pioneering and dynamic research, fundamental to our mission of achieving excellence in management education.

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