Fees & Financing –
We help you find ways to finance your studies.
Financing should not get in the way of your future!
We are determined that qualified students should not be held back by their financial situation. Take a look at the range of financing options available to our successful Master of Science candidates.
90 credit track
*includes tuition for capstone module abroad, fees refer to the 2024 intake
120 credit track
*includes tuition for semester abroad, fees refer to the 2024 intake
Within the scope of the national scholarship program, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management awards especially talented, high-performing students with scholarships.
At WHU, we are committed to achieving excellence in business education. Moreover, we believe that the innovative insights and perspectives resulting from a diverse and inspiring environment are key to achieving business success.
We are delighted to be able to offer a number of WHU Excellence Scholarships to candidates of the Master Programs who have an outstanding academic background and showed an excellent performance in the WHU Master Admission Process. Eligible candidates will be contacted by our Admissions Team. An application to the WHU Excellence Scholarship is not required.
The scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis. The scholarship amounts to 25% of the tuition fees.
This scholarship will be awarded to qualified candidates of the Master of Science Programs with an above-average GMAT (min. 700) / GMAT Focus Edition (min. 655) / GRE (min. 164/164) / TM-BASE score (min. 112).
The Merit Scholarships are awarded 'first come, first served'. Together with your study offer, the Admissions Team will inform you on the receipt of the WHU Merit Scholarship. The scholarship amounts to 25% of the tuition fees.
The WHU Business Leaders Scholarship has been designed to help you make your international business career a reality. It is a unique opportunity for Master in International Business students who are eager to take a global leadership role in society and business.
The scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis. Each scholarship covers 25% of tuition in the Master in International Business program at WHU.
WHU is extending its Master of Science portfolio by offering the Master in Business Analytics (MIBA). The program will start in September 2024. All candidates who submit a complete application by February 15th, 2024, will be considered for the Master in Business Analytics Scholarship. Each scholarship covers 25% of tuition in the Master in Business Analytics program at WHU. The WHU Business Analytics Scholarship has been designed to help you develop your data analytics, business fundamentals, and leadership skills. It is a unique opportunity for Master in Business Analytics students who are eager to create impactful business solutions using the power of data.
IdeaLab! – WHU Founders’ Conference takes place in Vallendar each fall. The WHU Founders' Conference brings together personalities from all over the world who have already achieved amazing things at a young age: They have developed business ideas, founded companies, scaled them, and sometimes sold them for billions. Others manage venture capital funds (VCs) and are looking for promising start-ups and founding ideas to invest in. Still others want to be inspired by their successful role models or apply for an internship with them. They exchange ideas, they meet friends, they lay the groundwork for collaboration, and they have fun together.
We are thrilled to be able to award the WHU IdeaLab! Scholarship to one of this year’s promising participants of the WHU Founders’ Conference. The scholarship covers 25% of the tuition fee in the WHU Master in Entrepreneurship program.
Please note, this scholarship will only be awarded to a candidate who participated in the WHU IdeaLab! Conference. Candidates should register by completing this questionnaire. You are required to hand in a short pitch deck (max. 5 slides) as well as an essay explaining your motivation to pursue the Master in Entrepreneurship at WHU (max. 500 characters) to Anna Meyer at Anna.Meyer(at)whu.edu.
WHU is committed to helping close the gender gap in the start-up scene, thus launching the WHU Female Founders Scholarship. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for passionate female Master in Entrepreneurship students who are eager to have an impact on the German and worldwide entrepreneurial ecosystems.
The scholarship is aimed at developing exceptional talent and empowering women to undertake entrepreneurial action. By providing access to both first-class education and a unique network, WHU aims to support the best of female talent via not only monetary assistance, but also by offering the best tools and personal support to succeed after graduation.
Each scholarship covers 25% of your WHU tuition.
The Master in Entrepreneurship Program enables students to simultaneously study while building their own start-ups. For Master in Entrepreneurship students who are ambitious to develop and achieve their ideas, we are offering the WHU Future Founders Scholarship. The scholarship is about developing entrepreneurial minds and future founders.
Each scholarship will cover 25% of the tuition fees at WHU.
In Praxi – the WHU Alumni Association has launched the In Praxi Diversity Scholarship amounting to the tuition of one semester. Its purpose is to help young qualified applicants from foreign countries by providing them with financial aid. At this point scholarships can be offered to students who are not able to finance their studies on their own.
In Praxi is convinced that a diverse student body – coupled with stringent selection criteria – is a valuable asset to the whole WHU community.
The In Praxi Diversity Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis. Each scholarship will cover 25% of the tuition at WHU.
The In Praxi Women in Business Scholarship is another scholarship provided by the In Praxi Alumni Association of WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. It aims at helping excellent female candidates from foreign countries pursue their studies at WHU with financial support, and more generally encourages a larger proportion of female applicants to WHU.
The In Praxi Women in Business Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis. Each scholarship will cover 25% of the tuition at WHU.
WHU is pleased to introduce the e-fellows Master Scholarship in cooperation with e-fellows.net. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding participants of an e-fellows Master Days Business & Economics, an e-fellows.net scholar, or an e-fellows.net alumnus.
Each scholarship covers 25% of the tuition in one of our Master of Science Programs.
With the WHU Women in Management Scholarship, we want to support young and talented female Master in Management students achieving their goals and improve their career prospects in the world of business.
Female talents remain underrepresented in business sector. By providing access to both first-class education and a unique network, WHU aims to support the best of female talent via not only monetary assistance, but also by offering the best tools and personal support to succeed after graduation.
The scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis. Each scholarship covers 25% of tuition at WHU.
With the WHU Women in Finance scholarship, we want to support young and ambitious women to achieve their goals and to improve the career prospects of women in the finance industry.
Female talents remain underrepresented in the finance sector. By providing a rigorous curriculum that provides the essential knowledge in finance as well as a diverse network, we wish to empower young women and provide them with the skills needed to start a successful career in the finance industry.
The scholarship is awarded on a rolling basis. Each scholarship covers 25% of tuition at WHU.
This scholarship aims at outstanding candidates for our Master in Finance program demonstrating strong passion for finance and banking, as evidenced through participation in one of WHU’s Campus for Finance conferences - either the CFF New Year’s Conference and/or the CFF Private Equity Conference.
The scholarship covers 25% of the tuition in the Master in Finance Program at WHU. Applicants must provide evidence of participation in one of the WHU Campus for Finance conferences. WHU will only consider scholarship applications for candidates who have successfully completed the admissions process and have received a study offer for the Master in Finance program at WHU.
Student life is not just about studying. It is also about pursuing a wide range of extracurricular activities and making campus an exciting place to be. Having a diverse and engaged student body is what makes our WHU spirit so special. WHU’s culture is characterized by commitment and a strong sense of community. We therefore encourage our students to get involved and become an active member of our WHU community.
The WHU Social Impact Scholarship is awarded to students who are socially engaged within and beyond their Bachelor studies. The scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and cover 25% of the tuition fees at WHU.
WHU students have a good chance of being accepted to a scholarship program. Nearly 20% of WHU students are funded by a grant or endowment (BSc and MSc-Programs). 7% are scholarship recipients from the German National Academic Association (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).
- British Council - IELTS Award
- Cusanuswerk, Bischöfliche Studienförderung
- Daniela und Jürgen Westphal Stiftung
- Deutsche Telekom Stiftung
- Enpal Zukunftsstipendium
- Evangelisches Studienwerk e.V.
- Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
- Haniel Stiftung
- Schmalenbach Scholarship
- Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft
- Thyssen Krupp Studienförderung
- Association of German Foundations
WHU offers a low-interest loan program with Sparkasse Koblenz, which is available for German-speaking WHU students without special collateral requirements. The study contract is adequate as security for the bank. This loan is also available to German-speaking international students who can provide a loan guarantee from Germany.
Prodigy Finance is revolutionizing student loan financing by offering alumni-funded loans for students who wish to study at the world’s top business schools. Prodigy Finance assesses the applicants’ future earning potential (based on the achievements of similar graduates) to determine loan affordability. Open to students from over 150 nationalities, Prodigy Finance offer competitive interest rates with no repayments during the study program.
Students accepted to one of WHU’s Master of Science Programs are eligible to apply.
Interest rates vary depending on individual applicants.
Since its foundation in 2005 at WHU, Brain Capital offers a fair and flexible financing model for tuition fees and living expenses. Students from the EU, UK, USA or Canada who have received an admission offer to a degree program at WHU, may apply for the WHU education fund. The WHU education fund is an income share agreement and allows students to focus on their studies without worrying about tuition fees or indebtedness after graduation. The repayment only starts after graduation and completely depends on the gross income. Through the income dependent repayments, alumni support future generations of students.
Deutsche Bildung AG is a social business that helps students of all disciplines to finance their studies (in Germany or abroad) with a study fund.
In contrast to a student loan, graduates pay back a proportion of their income at a later date and without the risk of excessive debt.
It is possible to have 25% of the tuition fees at WHU waived. When awarding a partial waiver, WHU is guided by the Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG). To apply for reduced tuition, a BAföG entitlement is required. For a successful application and receipt of the reduced tuition fees, the income and asset requirements must be proven by submitting the BAföG decision.*
Upon acceptance to one of our Master of Science Programs, you will be given the opportunity to apply for the reduced tuition fee at WHU.**
*Please note that the entire BAföG application process is in German only.
**The application for reduced tuition has no influence on our admission process.