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.

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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 the School.


Female Leadership

A close network of successful women.


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The online knowledge platform of WHU.



Leading the way in digital development.


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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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