Welcome to Germany's leading Business School for management education

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is consistently ranked as one of the top German business schools and established among the top 13 international business schools in Europe. 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. In these politically uncertain times, WHU is a safe place for all those who are looking for an excellent education in management. As an institution, WHU is ready to grow and planning ahead.

News and Stories

News, stories, and insights –
Browse through our WHU magazine.

Are you looking for hands-on insights on numerous economic and managerial subjects? Visit WHU KNOWLEDGE, the online knowledge platform of WHU! It bundles the expertise of our chairs, centers, and our network, and invites for a lively exchange. 

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Our Bachelor Programs focus on excellent management education. A flexible curriculum combined with extensive support from WHU faculty and staff enable you to complete our programs in only six semesters. By graduation, you will be perfectly equipped with the critical skills and fundamental knowledge to thrive in a rapidly changing global business environment.

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Our four full-time master programs (degree: Master of Science) and one part-time master program (degree: Master of Arts) 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. Our global expertise and the extensive WHU network will help you maximize your opportunities.

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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 Full-Time, Part-Time, and Global Online 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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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.


For a diverse and inclusive coexistence.



The entrepreneurial spirit is our very core.


Social Impact

Continued sustainable development of WHU.



Leading the way in digital development.


Dates & Events

Experience the WHU spirit in person –
Join our upcoming events.

Event Category
Event Name
Feb 07-10, 2023
Bachelor Event
SRT Portugal Tour
Lisbon, Portugal
Feb 15, 2023
Bachelor Event
ISR University Fair
Neuss, Germany
Mar 11, 2023
Conferences & initiatives
Tradity meets WHU 2023
WHU Campus Vallendar
Apr 19, 2023
Schulleitertagung RLP
WHU Campus Vallendar
Sep 14-15, 2023
Conferences & initiatives
WHU Campus for Family Business
WHU Campus 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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