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Please use the filters below to select the term (spring or fall) as well as the respective program (BSc, MSc, MBA, Exchange, Doctoral) of your choice for an overview of all modules offered at WHU. The courses are listed under the modules. Please click on a module to see which courses are part of it. If you would like to find out more about a certain course, click on the name of the course to see detail information. The location of the lecture will be revealed after your course registration on myWHUstudies.

Spring term counts from January - August, fall term counts from September - December.

Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Fall and Spring.

Bachelor of Science - 6th Semester

Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
BSc Course Introduction to Academic Research and Writing Juniorprof. Dr. Victor Frederik Jan van Pelt 1,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN458 BSc Course General Studies Web Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN454 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED - Understanding your personal performance base Karl Dieterich 1,0
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter III – WHU@Codecademy
GEN462, GEN452 BSc Course General Studies Business Communication: Theory & Practice Dr. Steffen Löv 2,0
GEN450 BSc Course General Studies Business Mediation Edelbert Dold, Dr. Reiner Ponschab 2,0
GEN459 BSc Course General Studies App Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN457 BSc Course General Studies Analyze data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter IV – WHU@Codecademy
GEN460 BSc Course General Studies Analyze financial data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN422 BSc Course General Studies National Model United Nations II (Continuation) Prof. Dr. Michael Frenkel 2,0
GEN443 BSc Course General Studies Workshop Body Language for Women Nicole Günther 1,0
GEN456 BSc Course General Studies Coding Foundations Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN465 BSc Course General Studies Mental Health First Aid Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit MHFA Ersthelfer 1,0
GEN472 BSc Course General Studies First Responder First Responder DRK - Deutsches Rotes Kreuz 6,7
GEN404 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED! History of the Federal Republic of Germany Prof. Dr. Hanno Sowade 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN409, GEN463 BSc Free Elective Creating Entrepreneurial Mindsets - Improvising as a Method Dr. Corinna Armbrüster, Prof. Dr. René Mauer 3,0
MGMT461 BSc Free Elective Strategic Management Prof. Dr. Bolko von Oetinger 2,0
GEN427 BSc Free Elective Strategic Brand Management - the applied power of soft values Arne Klein 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT401 BSc Course Strategic Management (Business Game) Martin Prause 6,0
MGMT403 BSc Course Strategic Leadership, Group B Dr. Steffen Löv, Juniorprof. Dr. Pisitta Vongswasdi 2,0
MGMT403 BSc Course Strategic Leadership, Group A Dr. Steffen Löv, Juniorprof. Dr. Pisitta Vongswasdi 2,0
MGMT403 BSc Course Strategic Leadership, Group C Dr. Steffen Löv, Juniorprof. Dr. Pisitta Vongswasdi 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
LAW304 BSc Course Restructuring of Companies Dr. Carsten Jungmann 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
EAI445 BSc Course Seminar: Sports economics apl. Prof. Dr. Dominik Schreyer 2,0
SCM427 BSc Course Seminar: Health Care Operations Juniorprof. Dr. Marjolein Elize Buisman 2,0
ECON416 BSc Course Seminar: Public Economics Prof. Dr. Christian Hagist 2,0
EAI441 BSc Course Seminar: New Venture Creation Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel 2,0
EAI447 BSc Course Seminar: Family Business and Entrepreneurship Research Prof. Dr. Nadine Kammerlander 2,0
ACCT421 BSc Course Seminar in Financial Accounting Prof. Dr. Martin Glaum 2,0
MGMT451 BSc Course Seminar: Case Studies in Management Accounting and Control Prof. Dr. Marko Reimer 2,0
FIN414 BSc Course Seminar: Current topics in Finance Prof. Dr. Mei Wang 2,0
MKT433 BSc Course Seminar: Sustainable Marketing: Research and Practice Juniorprof. Dr. Anna-Karina Schmitz 2,0
SCM423 BSc Course Seminar: Smart Cities Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler 2,0
MKT432 BSc Course Seminar: Contemporary Topics in Marketing Management apl. Prof. Dr. Tim Oliver Brexendorf 2,0
MGMT458 BSc Course Seminar: Thinking Strategically: Psychology, Economics, and Experiments Prof. Dr. Peter-J. Jost 2,0
EAI446 BSc Course Seminar: Leading Strategic Change Prof. Dr. Ayse Karaevli Yurtoglu 2,0
ECON418 BSc Course Seminar: Behavioral Economics Juniorprof. Dr. Rainer Michael Rilke 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN312 BSc Course Sustainable mega sport events: Oxymoron or reality? apl. Prof. Dr. Dominik Schreyer 2,0
GEN311 BSc Course Sustainability in the Textile Industry Juniorprof. Dr. Rainer Michael Rilke 3,0
GEN314 BSc Course Sustainable Urban Transport Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler 2,0
GEN317 BSc Course Sustainability in the Food Supply Chain Juniorprof. Dr. Marjolein Elize Buisman 2,0
GEN318 BSc Course Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Behavior Prof. Dr. Peter-J. Jost 2,0
GEN316 BSc Course Ethics: Behavioral Ethics Juniorprof. Dr. Rainer Michael Rilke 2,0
GEN414, GEN307 BSc Course Ethics: In Praxi-Seminar "Business Leadership and Civic Spirit" Prof. Dr. Karsten Fischer, Dr. Thomas Rusche 2,0
GEN303 BSc Course Ethics: Business Ethics Louisa Blödorn 2,0
GEN320 BSc Course Accounting for Sustainability Vera Linke 2,0
GEN321 BSc Course The Invisibility of Ethical Dilemmas Vera Linke 2,0

Bachelor of Science - 4th Semester

Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
SCM443 BSc Course Introduction to Blockchain Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier 2,0
QUANT311 BSc Course Causal Inference and Reasoning Prof. Dr. Michael Massmann 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
QUANT321 BSc Course Data & Information Management Juniorprof. Dr. Irina Heimbach 2,0
QUANT311 BSc Course Causal Inference and Reasoning Prof. Dr. Michael Massmann 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
QUANT311 BSc Course Causal Inference and Reasoning Prof. Dr. Michael Massmann 2,0
QUANT312 BSc Course Time Series Analysis and Machine Learning Prof. Dr. Michael Massmann 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN409, GEN463 BSc Free Elective Creating Entrepreneurial Mindsets - Improvising as a Method Dr. Corinna Armbrüster, Prof. Dr. René Mauer 3,0
MGMT461 BSc Free Elective Strategic Management Prof. Dr. Bolko von Oetinger 2,0
GEN427 BSc Free Elective Strategic Brand Management - the applied power of soft values Arne Klein 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
ECON431 BSc Course Money, Banking, and Financial Markets Prof. Dr. Ralf Fendel 2,0
ECON432 BSc Course Asset Management Prof. Dr. Nic Schaub 2.0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
ACCT411 BSc Course International Accounting Prof. Dr. Martin Glaum 2,0
ACCT412 BSc Course Cases in International Accounting Dr. Jan Dieter Fasshauer 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MKT401 BSc Course Brand Management apl. Prof. Dr. Tim Oliver Brexendorf 2,0
MKT451 BSc Course Shopper and Trade Marketing apl. Prof. Dr. Tim Oliver Brexendorf 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
EAI411 BSc Course Developing Novel Business Models Prof. Dr. Dries Faems 2,0
EAI451 BSc Course Entrepreneurial Transformation in Corporations Juniorprof. Dr. Priscilla Sarai Kraft 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT434 BSc Course Structured Problem Solving Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MKT461 BSc Course Omnichannel Business Marketing Prof. Dr. Martin Fassnacht 2,0
MKT431 BSc Course Services Marketing Prof. Dr. Matthias Gouthier 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT435 BSc Course Negotiations for Managers and Entrepreneurs Juniorprof. Dr. Jiachun Lu 4,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT436 BSc Course Negotiation Strategies and Skills Prof. Dr. Ayse Karaevli Yurtoglu 3,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
SCM481 BSc Course Supply Chain Management Practice Project Prof. Dr. Felix Reimann, Prof. Dr. Carl Marcus Wallenburg 4,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT445 BSc Course The CFO – Roles, career paths, and impact on firm outcomes Prof. Dr. Marko Reimer 2,0
MGMT444 BSc Course Finance Function Challenges Prof. Dr. Edgar Ernst 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
EAI422 BSc Course Managing the Family Business Prof. Dr. Nadine Kammerlander 2,0
EAI412 BSc Course Creating Social Value Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Adalbert Pakura 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
LAW303 BSc Course Law of the Capital Market Prof. Dr. Christoph Kumpan 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN458 BSc Course General Studies Web Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN454 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED - Understanding your personal performance base Karl Dieterich 1,0
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter III – WHU@Codecademy
GEN462, GEN452 BSc Course General Studies Business Communication: Theory & Practice Dr. Steffen Löv 2,0
GEN450 BSc Course General Studies Business Mediation Edelbert Dold, Dr. Reiner Ponschab 2,0
GEN459 BSc Course General Studies App Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN457 BSc Course General Studies Analyze data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter IV – WHU@Codecademy
GEN460 BSc Course General Studies Analyze financial data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN422 BSc Course General Studies National Model United Nations II (Continuation) Prof. Dr. Michael Frenkel 2,0
GEN443 BSc Course General Studies Workshop Body Language for Women Nicole Günther 1,0
GEN456 BSc Course General Studies Coding Foundations Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN465 BSc Course General Studies Mental Health First Aid Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit MHFA Ersthelfer 1,0
GEN472 BSc Course General Studies First Responder First Responder DRK - Deutsches Rotes Kreuz 6,7
GEN404 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED! History of the Federal Republic of Germany Prof. Dr. Hanno Sowade 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
ACCT401 BSc Course Business Taxation Juniorprof. Dr. Lisa Hillmann 2,0
ACCT402 BSc Course Cases in Business Taxation Sven Westphälinger 2,0

Bachelor of Science - 2nd Semester

Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN409, GEN463 BSc Free Elective Creating Entrepreneurial Mindsets - Improvising as a Method Dr. Corinna Armbrüster, Prof. Dr. René Mauer 3,0
MGMT461 BSc Free Elective Strategic Management Prof. Dr. Bolko von Oetinger 2,0
GEN427 BSc Free Elective Strategic Brand Management - the applied power of soft values Arne Klein 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
GEN458 BSc Course General Studies Web Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN454 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED - Understanding your personal performance base Karl Dieterich 1,0
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter III – WHU@Codecademy
GEN462, GEN452 BSc Course General Studies Business Communication: Theory & Practice Dr. Steffen Löv 2,0
GEN450 BSc Course General Studies Business Mediation Edelbert Dold, Dr. Reiner Ponschab 2,0
GEN459 BSc Course General Studies App Development Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN457 BSc Course General Studies Analyze data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
BSc Course General Studies Coding Course Coordination Quarter IV – WHU@Codecademy
GEN460 BSc Course General Studies Analyze financial data with Python Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN461 BSc Course General Studies Intercultural Competence – Fit for international collaboration Susanne Philippsen 2,0
GEN443 BSc Course General Studies Workshop Body Language for Women Nicole Günther 1,0
GEN456 BSc Course General Studies Coding Foundations Dr. Steffen Löv
GEN465 BSc Course General Studies Mental Health First Aid Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit MHFA Ersthelfer 1,0
GEN472 BSc Course General Studies First Responder First Responder DRK - Deutsches Rotes Kreuz 6,7
GEN404 BSc Course General Studies CANCELLED! History of the Federal Republic of Germany Prof. Dr. Hanno Sowade 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
LAW301 BSc Course Foundations of Business Taxation Dr. Udo Bork 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.6 Audrey Fernandes-Diehl 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.4 David Davies 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.7 David Moroney 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.3 Dr. Jeremy Thompson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.1 Fiona Grant 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.5 Timothy Phillips 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.3 Dr. Jeremy Thompson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, group D2.2 Gavin Kerr 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group E2 David R. W. Mackie 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.1 Fiona Grant 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, group D1.2 Gavin Kerr 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.4 David Davies 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.6 Audrey Fernandes-Diehl 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.7 Bob Anderson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group E1 David R. W. Mackie 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.5 Timothy Phillips 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group BBP David Moroney 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 5, B1+ Dr. Remi Solano Rodriguez 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 1, A1+ Asun Carnicé 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 4, A2+ Dipl.-Päd. Silvia Beatriz Garcia-Duffner 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 2, A1+ Elvia Adriana Uhl-Figueroa 3,0
LANG102I, LANG502I Language Courses Italian II, A2 Elisabetta Bortoli 3,0
LANG502J, LANG102J Language Courses Japanese II, A1/A2 Miho Roos-Shibadaira 4,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 2 Abdesslem Aboub 3,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 3 Frédéric Klappach 3,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 1, A2 Abdesslem Aboub 3,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A2.2 Yvonne Löv 4,0
LANG103D, LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German B2.2 Yvonne Löv 4,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A1.2 Angelika Olbrich 5,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A2.1 Angelika Olbrich 4,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German B1.2 Angelika Olbrich 4,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1b M.A. Isabel Braun 5,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1a M.A. Isabel Braun 5,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1c Yvonne Löv 5,0
LANG502CH, LANG102CH Language Courses Chinese II, group 1, A1+ Jing Zheng 4,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.6 Audrey Fernandes-Diehl 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.4 David Davies 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.7 David Moroney 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.3 Dr. Jeremy Thompson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.1 Fiona Grant 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.5 Timothy Phillips 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.3 Dr. Jeremy Thompson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, group D2.2 Gavin Kerr 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group E2 David R. W. Mackie 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.1 Fiona Grant 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, group D1.2 Gavin Kerr 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.4 David Davies 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.6 Audrey Fernandes-Diehl 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D1.7 Bob Anderson 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group E1 David R. W. Mackie 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group D2.5 Timothy Phillips 3,0
LANG102E Language Courses English II, Group BBP David Moroney 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 5, B1+ Dr. Remi Solano Rodriguez 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 1, A1+ Asun Carnicé 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 4, A2+ Dipl.-Päd. Silvia Beatriz Garcia-Duffner 3,0
LANG102S, LANG502S Language Courses Spanish II, group 2, A1+ Elvia Adriana Uhl-Figueroa 3,0
LANG102I, LANG502I Language Courses Italian II, A2 Elisabetta Bortoli 3,0
LANG502J, LANG102J Language Courses Japanese II, A1/A2 Miho Roos-Shibadaira 4,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 2 Abdesslem Aboub 3,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 3 Frédéric Klappach 3,0
LANG102F, LANG502F Language Courses French II, Group 1, A2 Abdesslem Aboub 3,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A2.2 Yvonne Löv 4,0
LANG103D, LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German B2.2 Yvonne Löv 4,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A1.2 Angelika Olbrich 5,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German A2.1 Angelika Olbrich 4,0
LANG502D, LANG102D, LANG101D Language Courses German B1.2 Angelika Olbrich 4,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1b M.A. Isabel Braun 5,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1a M.A. Isabel Braun 5,0
LANG102D, LANG101D Course for Exchange Students German A1.1c Yvonne Löv 5,0
LANG502CH, LANG102CH Language Courses Chinese II, group 1, A1+ Jing Zheng 4,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MKT201 BSc Course Foundations of Sales, Group D1 Prof. Dr. Ove Jensen 2,0
MKT201 BSc Course Foundations of Sales, Group D2 Prof. Dr. Ove Jensen 2,0
MKT202 BSc Course Foundations of Marketing, Group D1 Prof. Dr. Christian Schlereth 2,0
MKT201 BSc Course Foundations of Sales, Group E and BBP Prof. Dr. Ove Jensen 2,0
MKT202 BSc Course Foundations of Marketing, Group D2 Prof. Dr. Christian Schlereth 2,0
MKT202 BSc Course Foundations of Marketing, Group E and BBP Prof. Dr. Christian Schlereth 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
FIN202 BSc Course Corporate Finance, Group E Prof. Dr. Nihat Aktas 2,0
FIN202 BSc Course Corporate Finance, Group D2 Prof. Dr. Nihat Aktas 2,0
FIN202 BSc Course Corporate Finance, Group D1 Prof. Dr. Nihat Aktas 2,0
FIN201 BSc Course Foundations of Finance, Group D1 - E1 Prof. Dr. Markus Rudolf 2,0
FIN201 BSc Course Foundations of Finance, Group D2 - E2 apl. Prof. Dr. Katrin Baedorf 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
MGMT203 BSc Course Psychology, Group D1 Prof. Dr. Tillmann Wagner 2,0
MGMT203 BSc Course Psychology, Group D2 Prof. Dr. Tillmann Wagner 2,0
MGMT203 BSc Course Organizational Behavior, Group E and BBP Vera Mariko Schweitzer, Lioba Gierke 2,0
MGMT203 BSc Course Organizational Behavior, Group D2 Vera Mariko Schweitzer, Lioba Gierke 2,0
MGMT203 BSc Course Organizational Behavior, Group D1 Vera Mariko Schweitzer, Lioba Gierke 2,0
GEN301 BSc Course Psychology, Group E Prof. Dr. Tillmann Wagner 2,0
Course code Course type Course title Lecturers Weekly Hours
QUANT202 BSc Course Statistics II, Group E Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
QUANT201 BSc Course Statistics I, Group E Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
QUANT201 BSc Course Statistics I, Group D2 Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
QUANT201 BSc Course Statistics I, Group D1 Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
QUANT202 BSc Course Statistics II, Group D1 Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
QUANT202 BSc Course Statistics II, Group D2 Dr. Clemens Buchen 2,0
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