Vallendar has a diverse and international student population of approximately 1300 registered students. All accommodation is available within walking distance to the main campus, whether in halls of residence, private apartments, or houses. Students are able to access campus buildings and study rooms 24/7, which are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The town itself boasts excellent transport connections by either road or rail, and visitors are able to access the larger cities and airports of Cologne and Frankfurt within an hour.
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Study programs at Campus Vallendar - High quality and top-ranking
Offering academic possibilities for all study levels and backgrounds, the study programs at WHU Vallendar provide the next step in personal and intellectual development. Our student body is a vibrant mix of nationalities, experience, and opinions, with a shared goal of academic excellence.
Castles, Cities, and Nature - Vallendar and the Middle Rhine Valley
Perfectly located and breathtakingly scenic, Vallendar and the Middle Rhine Valley offer a wealth of activities throughout the year. Enjoy panoramic hikes and cycle routes, take romantic river cruises, visit nearby outdoor swimming pools, or relax at the sauna – there is something for everybody. Numerous historic castles are scattered throughout the area, with 40 punctuating the Rhine Gorge hilltops ready for history lovers to explore. While international world travelers will find that strong transport connections provide a host of possibilities with major European destinations such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Prague easily accessible by road, rail or air.
Where to stay - Accomodation in Vallendar
There are plenty of excellent housing options in Vallendar and the surrounding area, ranging from private apartments and houses to halls of residence. For special events such as TedxWHU or weekend seminars, we can even offer hotel rooms. Much of the private housing is located in the area surrounding the pedestrianized center of Vallendar.
Campus Tour – Explore the campus Vallendar
With our virtual campus tour you can see what it is like to study at WHU in Vallendar. Explore the main building known as the Marienburg and the central square ‘Burgplatz’, a popular meeting spot for students and locals alike. Take a glimpse into lecture halls, the library, open study spaces, the gym and more. Students are able to access campus buildings and study rooms 24/7, which are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities.
KRS Knowledge and Research Service
WHU has one of the best-equipped databases of all the private German business schools, while the Knowledge and Research Service itself has been consistently voted one of the best academic libraries by the Trendence Graduate Barometer. The Knowledge and Research Service is available 24/7 and has more than 30,000 books in print and over 35,000 e-books accessible online. The Knowledge and Research Service also works closely with the professors to ensure that course materials are usually available online.
Eating on campus
It is important to fuel up between lectures, and Campus Vallendar offers two sites where you can buy hot food and relax. The Mensa serves hot and cold dishes with a varied menu throughout the week. The Bistro next door to the new and modern ‘Zalando Lounge’, serves smaller bites to eat as well as fresh coffee and teas. Donated to WHU by alumni, the Zalando Lounge is a poplular meeting spot for students who wish to simply take a break or perhaps discuss a current project.
Health and counselling
WHU values taking care of your mental wellbeing while you study Student Counselling at WHU aims to support students with personal or academic challenges they may be facing during their studies. Whether facing problems with adapting to a new culture, managing the workload or finding new friends, this is an entirely confidential service with counsellors available on campus throughout the week.
As a leading business school, WHU has attracted numerous companies to campus for recruitment purposes, and our dedicated Career Center manages around 160 company connections. Our career services go beyond recruitment, however, with company presentations and workshops, three recruiting fairs every year, an internal job database, and one-to-one help with CVs or interviews.
An international business school means international languages! WHU is home to a number of different languages spoken on campus, but students are able to learn out of eight languages taught on-campus. Taught by native speakers, these include English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese and Japanese.
Mobility & e-car
In the spirit of innovation, WHU is leading a project in partnership with car rental company KM, by placing an e-car in the heart of Vallendar for the whole community to enjoy. Users are able to enjoy a flexible and environmentally friendly mode of transport charged by 100% green electricity. Booked easily via an app, the car is available for local journeys and is cost-effective as users only pay for the time used.
Furthermore, at the beginning of their studies, our Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Exchange students are equipped with semester tickets for public transportation (VRM-Ticket), which can be used for both road and rail transport in the Rhein-Mosel district (VRM).