Welcome to WHU –Start of the Academic Year 2018/19

At WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, we are excited to begin the new academic year by welcoming all new students entering our degree programs. This year, a total of more than 580 students representing 53 nationalities embark on their WHU journey across our Bachelor, Master, MBA, and Executive MBA Programs.

Starting Monday, August 27, the Bachelor and Master Programs officially launch the welcome week on Campus Vallendar for 239 Bachelor in International Business Administration, 120 Master in Management, 16 Master in Entrepreneurship, and 49 Master in Finance students, representing 21 nationalities. One third of the students is female. The students awaits an entire week full of new information, social, and team building events.

The MBA Program officially welcomes their incoming students on Saturday, September 1. This year, around 100 full-time and part-time students from 31 countries begin their business administration education on WHU’s Campus Düsseldorf. After a full weekend of welcome sessions and networking events, they dive straight into the program with the Future Leaders Fundraising Challenge, WHU’s iconic start to the MBA.

On Monday, September 10, the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program welcomes their incoming Class of 2020 (KW 22) to their first Module on Campus Vallendar. With a total number of 56 participants hailing from 25 countries, the program is looking forward to working with a very diverse incoming cohort.

We cordially welcome all incoming students to the WHU community and wish them all the best as they begin their studies!

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