Why choose a European Program at WHU

  • We offer a range of European programs on the subject of “The Changing Business Environment in Europe”. In these seminars, non-European business students will learn the skills necessary to work with European companies and to better understand our increasingly global economy.

  • WHU is known throughout Europe for its expertise in designing study programs which focus specifically on the European business landscape. Since starting the European Programs series, WHU has established a prestigious center (Center for EUropean Studies, CEUS) and strong relationships with numerous institutions and businesses throughout the European Union.

  • WHU’s European Programs add an important international element to full or part-time business programs at other institutions, making them the perfect complement to your degree.

  • Specific competencies are needed to develop successful business relationships with large economic regions like the EU. These include the ability to analyze the European economy in all its complexity, master management rules and practices specific to Europe, and understand the wide variety of cultures in the region. Our European Programs give students the best opportunity to acquire these essential skills. Our focus on the European business environment also integrates a variety of cultural experiences and practical business examples, including on-site visits.

  • The school is AACSB, EQUIS and FIBBA accredited, which guarantees the excellent standard of courses and a high degree of internationalization. In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). In both national and international rankings WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management continues to occupy leading positions, most recently in the Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2017 as well as in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2018