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WHU Makes it to the Top in Germany
In the FT European Business School Ranking, WHU has moved up to first place in Germany and #16 in Europe
WHU Makes it to the Top in Germany
In the FT European Business School Ranking, WHU has moved up to first place in Germany and #16 in Europe

News & Insights

The latest news, cutting-edge research, and upcoming events
Coordinating and Advancing Action on Sustainability
Newly founded WHU Sustainability Management Center gets to work
Coordinating and Advancing Action on Sustainability
Newly founded WHU Sustainability Management Center gets to work

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The latest news, cutting-edge research, and upcoming events
Great Demand for "Analytics Translators" in German Industry
New WHU Master in Business Analytics will train executives at the interface between data analysts and corporate management
Great Demand for "Analytics Translators" in German Industry
New WHU Master in Business Analytics will train executives at the interface between data analysts and corporate management
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From the latest news and cutting-edge research to upcoming events and alumni success stories—you’ll find it all here! Check out our magazine to learn more about what matters to our community and to the wider world of global business. Visit our WHU Knowledge platform to access an ever-growing library of articles showcasing our world-renowned expertise in business, economics, and leadership. You can also take a look at our event calendar to find more information on upcoming events, both in-person and online, including meet-ups, info sessions, summits, and open houses. Discover in detail the latest works from WHU’s research experts, published in peer-reviewed journals focused on business-related topics.

Latest from the WHU Magazine

WHU Studierende auf Platz 1 beim Deutschland-Finale der CFA Institute Research Challenge

WHU Team Wins German Finale of CFA Institute Research Challenge

Five WHU students impress at the competition with their financial analysis of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

 
Guest Lecture - CFO-Seminar

Guest Lecture - CFO-Seminar

Dr. Bernhard Günther, Chief Transformation Officer of Fortum, gives guest lecture in the CFO seminar of Prof. Dr. Marko Reimer

 
Apply now!

Apply now!

The Chair of Digital Marketing is looking for a Research Assistant / Doctoral Student (m/f/d)

 
Global Online MBA Event, MBA Event
Virtual Info Session and our Alumni Association In Praxi
 
Online / February 27, 2024
Global Online MBA Event, MBA Event
After Work Information Session, Frankfurt a.M.
 
Off-campus / February 28, 2024
Master Event, Part-Time Master Event
Frankfurt After-Work Information Session
 
Off-campus / February 28, 2024
Master Event
Virtual Information Session: Master in Business Analytics Program
 
Online / February 28, 2024
Global Online MBA Event, MBA Event
After Work Information Session, Düsseldorf
 
Campus Düsseldorf / February 29, 2024
Master Event, Part-Time Master Event
Dusseldorf After-Work Information Session
 
Off-campus / February 29, 2024

Selected publications

Supply Chain Management Group

A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development

Vogel, S., Kreimeyer, M., Richter, R., Spinler, S. (accepted pre-print), A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

Management Group

Beyond developing leaders

Vongswasdi, P., Leroy, H. L., Claeys, J., Anisman-Razin, M., Van Dierendonck, D. (accepted pre-print), Beyond developing leaders: toward a multi-narrative understanding of the value of leadership development programs, Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Supply Chain Management Group

The impact of the metaverse on e-commerce business models

Büchel, H., Spinler, S. (accepted pre-print), The impact of the metaverse on e-commerce business models: a delphi-based scenario study, Technology in Society, 102465.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Resilience in family businesses

Yilmaz, Y., Rätze, S., De Groote, J., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Resilience in family businesses: a systematic literature review, Family Business Review.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Amberger, C., Scholz, P., Schreyer, D. (accepted pre-print), Season ticket holder no-show behavior in the Czech Republic, Managing Sport and Leisure.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Palm, M., Kraft, P., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Family firms, M&A strategies, and M&A performance: a meta-analysis, Journal of Management.

Economics Group

Frenkel, M., Stefan, H. (accepted pre-print), The impact of the brexit referendum on greenfield foreign direct investments from countries within and outside the European single market, Applied Economics Letters.

Economics Group

Frenkel, M., Ngo, N. T. (accepted pre-print), Service offshoring and its impacts on wages: an occupation-oriented analysis of Germany, The World Economy.

Management Group

Jost, P.-J. (accepted pre-print), Market expansion and the scope of mass customization, Marketing Letters.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Tao-Schuchard, M., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Board diversity in family firms across cultures: a contingency analysis on the effects of gender and tenure diversity on firm performance, Journal of Family Business Strategy, 100554.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Ilyas, I. M., Kammerlander, N., Turturea, R., Van Essen, M. (accepted pre-print), When business model innovation creates value for companies: a meta-analysis on institutional contigencies, Journal of Management Studies.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Yu, X., Meng, X., Stanley, L., Kellermanns, F. (accepted pre-print), Self-employment and life satisfaction: the contingent role of formal institutions, Small Business Economics.

Management Group

Detzen, D., Löhlein, L. (accepted pre-print), Valuing soccer players: on the valuation dynamics of an online user community, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.

Management Group

Müthel, M., Frei, C., Hollensbe, E. (accepted pre-print), Erring professionals as second victims: grappling with guilt and identity in the aftermath of error, Academy of Management Journal.

Economics Group

Leib, M., Köbis, N. C., Rilke, R., Hagens, M., Irlenbusch, B. (accepted pre-print), Corrupted by algorithms? How AI-generated and human-written advice shape (dis)honesty, The Economic Journal.

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Bachelor in International Business Administration
Three unforgettable years. Two internships. One semester abroad. Small classes, big topics. And a large WHU family for life.
 
Bachelor in Business Psychology
How can you successfully manage and motivate people? The same broad look at business. A different focus. For the people-centric leader in you.
 
Master in Management
Here is the next stepping stone toward a successful career in business leadership.
 
Master in Finance
Set the stage for your career in finance.
 
Master in Entrepreneurship
Determined. Compassionate. Open-minded. Do you fit the mold?
 
Master in International Business
Our Master in International Business is your gateway to global success. Open for candidates from all fields of study!
 
Master in Business Analytics
Secure your future in our ever more data-driven world. Spot opportunities and gain a strategic edge.
 
Part-Time Master in Management
Fit your studies around your job. Prepare your future success by studying for our Part-Time Master in Management.
 
Full-Time MBA
Live and grow alongside like-minded peers in a global center of commerce and culture.
 
Part-Time MBA
Gain everything you need to reach the next level. At times that fit your schedule.
 
Global Online MBA
Study for an MBA at a leading business school. From anywhere in the world.
 
Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program
Discover local expertise, connect with high-caliber professionals, and explore new markets with the largest and most immersive global Executive EMBA network.
 
Open Programs
Want a new challenge? Develop yourself professionally and personally for your next career step.
 
Customized Programs
Customized programs for companies. Tailored to your Strategy. Developed with you.
 
Doctoral Program
Experience cutting-edge research at one of the most prominent research establishments in the field of business and economics.
 
Exchange Program for Bachelor/Master students
Discover an experience of a lifetime, both personally and academically. Spend a semester abroad at Germany’s top business school.
 
Exchange Program for MBA students
Spend a semester abroad at Germany’s top business school. A unique experience in the heart of Europe.
 
Bachelor European Summer Program
A compact 3-week course at our welcoming Campus Vallendar offering you insights into international business in Europe.
 
MBA European Summer Program
Combining academic excellence and exciting cultural experience, we offer MBA students of our partner schools a two-week course on international business in Europe.
 
Online Bachelor European Summer Program
Our short-term online program is specifically designed for undergraduate business students from Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
 
Online MBA European Summer Program
A two-week course on that is specifically designed for MBA students from our partner schools in their second year, who are interested in International Business, Finance, and Corporate Strategy.
 
Customized European Programs
Specifically designed to be integrated into the BBA, MBA, or Executive MBA programs of our non-European partner schools, and are tailor-made to suit their needs and curriculum.
 
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