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Located at the heart of the largest central European economic area and the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf is home to one of WHU’s campus locations. Host to around 180 nationalities, Düsseldorf is a diverse and welcoming city bursting with life and culture.

Whether relaxing by the River Rhine or exploring the Altstadt: Düsseldorf offers plenty to see and do. Stroll on the Königsallee or in the media harbour, take a break in nature walking through one of its many parks and gardens, explore the museums, or enjoy music and art at the Opera House.

As the headquarters of many international companies, Düsseldorf goes beyond art, culture, and restaurants, and is an important location in terms of industry and economy. Well-connected to other European cities with its international airport, Düsseldorf is an ideal location for WHU students looking to further their management education.

Life in Düsseldorf – Where innovation meets culture

Characterized as a city containing a multitude of different nationalities and molded by a strong economy, Düsseldorf benefits from a strong infrastructure essential for its 600,000 residents. A unique city due to its position as state capital, economy and internationality, Düsseldorf is also rapidly gaining a reputation as a hub for culture and innovation. Rated by Forbes Magazine as one of the best cities in the world for its high quality of life, Düsseldorf attracts start-ups from around the world looking to meet investors and pitch new ideas. With Germany also benefiting from one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, it’s no wonder Düsseldorf is attracting some of the world’s finest minds!

For students there is a wide range of leisure activities in the areas of sports and culture:

Germany is a sporting country and a lover of the outdoors, so sports fans can find plenty to keep them occupied in Düsseldorf. With numerous sports clubs, swimming pools, and running routes, there’s no end to activities on offer. For those interested in watching sports events, the city has its own ice hockey and football teams who are always happy to welcome more fans! Furthermore, our WHU staff members and students usually participate in the annual company run (B2Run) in Düsseldorf.

Like many other German cities, Düsseldorf is home to a plethora of museums, theatres, art galleries and concert halls. Visitors can enjoy walking along the Rhine embankment, visit the city hall, or even take a seat at an open-air cinema during summer. Annual events in the city include Germany’s biggest jazz festival, the diverse Open Source Festival and, as the home of over 7000 Japanese nationals, Japan Day in May.

Aside from sports and culture, Düsseldorf also maintains its historic features with the beautiful Old Town, and is one of the greenest cities in Germany with its vast number of parks and green spaces, including the famous Japanese Garden.  Shoppers can enjoy the exclusive Königsallee for its designer brand names, or relax at one of many restaurants cafes, and bars.

WHU Campus Düsseldorf – The focal point for talent development

On WHU Campus Düsseldorf we offer a top-ranked MBA Program (#1 in Germany, Financial Times 2019) in a full-time and a part-time version, and Executive Education programs. The chairs and centers located in Düsseldorf provide outstanding theoretical and practical education in all programs and actively contribute to WHU’s research output. Furthermore, we also accommodate various events and conferences, providing a center of excellence and driven environment for business education that focuses on management education.

Modern, diverse and international, just like the city, the Düsseldorf campus is the perfect place to take career ambitions to the next stage. Why not take a look for yourself?

 

Facts & figures

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443
MBA students total
1,732
Participants Executive Education
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9
Faculty members in Düsseldorf
653,253
Inhabitants in Düsseldorf

Programs, Chairs, and Centers on Campus Düsseldorf:

Executive Education
Executive Education
Premium development for high potentials and executives with renowned faculty and exceptional networking opportunities.
MBA Programs
MBA Programs
Providing strategic vision, international exposure, and much more beyond classroom learning for high-achieving professionals looking to change careers.
Chair of Innovation & Corporate Transformation
Chair of Innovation & Corporate Transformation
Striving to generate and disseminate new ideas and novel insights about organizations that thrive on discovering and seizing new opportunities.
Chair of Leadership
Chair of Leadership
Reacting to problems faced by businesses and corporations through research and publications, with the aim to create more productive workplaces.
Chair of Logistics and Services Management
Chair of Logistics and Services Management
Focusing on practical and relevant issues around the management of international logistics chains and related services.
Chair of Strategy and Marketing
Chair of Strategy and Marketing
Striving for highly science-based and business-relevant answers for latest questions in price management, retail marketing as well as brand and luxury brand management.
Chair of Organizational Behavior
Chair of Organizational Behavior
How companies can overcome ethical failures and restore trust by providing responsible leadership.
Center for Sports and Management
Center for Sports and Management
Serving to facilitate the social and economic impact of sport, through research cooperation, publications, and educational partnerships.
Henkel Center for Consumer Goods
Henkel Center for Consumer Goods
Contributing to the research of consumer goods, particularly in the areas of marketing, controlling, and procurement.

The latest from Campus Düsseldorf – Read more about news and events from WHU

CSR, the Economy and Financial Markets in Düsseldorf on Nov 9-10

CSR, the Economy and Financial Markets in Düsseldorf on Nov 9-10

The CSR Conference is designed to encourage and promote research and dialogue regarding the economic effects of corporate social responsibility, CSR.

 
Welcome Day - Wissensregion Düsseldorf e.V.

Welcome Day: A Springboard for International Academics

Representatives from schools and institutions in Düsseldorf meet with international academics

 
Association of German Foundations Meets at WHU Campus Düsseldorf

Association of German Foundations Meets at WHU Campus Düsseldorf

The Education Work Group seeks to fight back against unfortunate developments in the education system

 

Where to stay in Düsseldorf – Find a suitable hotel in the city center

Close to Campus Düsseldorf is a range of hotels available, which cooperate with WHU. However, please be aware that on certain dates such as fairs, prices may rise considerably. Be sure to check the website for upcoming events.

Address: Kettwiger Straße 6, 40233 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-77 05 70

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Immermannstraße 54, 40210 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-3020570

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". When booking via the website, please indicate the partner code "DEWBF2A90DA".

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Address: Kölner Straße 186-188, 40227 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-7 81 18 32

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Adersstraße 29-31, 40215 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-38970

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Immermannstraße 41, 40210 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-8342707

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Höherweg 90, 40233 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-900620

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU24". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Inselstraße 2, 40479 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-522842123

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "00306954XLV". Please indicate it when booking via the website in the area "corporate". 

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Address: Speditionsstraße 9, 40221 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-747170

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "00306954XLV". Please indicate it when booking via the website in the area "corporate". 

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Address: Flügelstraße 46, 40235 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-725050

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Toulouser Allee 5, 40211 Düsseldorf

Telephone: 0211-20541100

The booking code for members of the WHU community is "WHU 2024". Please indicate it when booking.

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Address: Moskauer Straße 30, Dusseldorf, 40227 Germany

Telephone: 0211-900650

Please name “WHU” during the booking process

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Still have questions?

Contact us at Campus Düsseldorf
WHU Campus Düsseldorf
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
Erkrather Straße 224a
40233 Düsseldorf
WHU Campus Düsseldorf

How to find us:

Tickets can be obtained either on the tram itself or at the station. One-way fare: € 1,70 short distance fare, maximum 3 stops (Kurzstrecke).

From Düsseldorf Hbf (main station) take the underground line U 75 in the direction of ‘Eller - Vennhauser Allee’. Disembark at the 2nd stop ‘Kettwiger Straße‘. Take the stairs up to the right hand side exit signposted Kettwiger Strasse and when arriving on Kettwiger Strasse, turn right. Continue (left) onto Erkrather Strasse. You can reach the Schwanenhöfe in around 5 minutes.  The WHU sign ahead of you  on the left hand side (on the Schwanenhöfe signpost) will help you for further directions.

Detailed information on public transportation timetables can be obtained online (also in English): www.rheinbahn.de or www.vrr.de.

Detailed information on timetables for German Rail can be obtained online (also in English): www.bahn.de.

It is approximately a 25 minute ride (10 km) from Düsseldorf Airport DUS to WHU’s Campus Düsseldorf. One-way fare: +/- € 35. From Düsseldorf Hbf (main station) the fare is approximately € 10 one way. Please give the taxi driver the address in addition to the name “Schwanenhöfe.”

Whenever calling a taxi please ask the driver whether he accepts credit cards – not every taxi will.

Rental cars can easily be booked at Düsseldorf International Airport and at Düsseldorf Central Station via Europcar