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Master of Science Programs:

Realize your ambitions and maximize your career impact.

Our Master of Science Programs

Stand out from the crowd –
Top-ranked, flexible Master of Science Programs.

Whatever aspect of the business world you aspire to be part of, be it general management, consulting, innovation, finance, or branching out on your own as an entrepreneur, our programs are designed to prepare you for success. At our campus in Vallendar we offer a choice of three Master programs - Master in Management, Master in Entrepreneurship, or Master in Finance - with the option to combine courses from all three. This way, we ensure that a Master from WHU will make you stand out from the crowd.

Key benefits of studying at WHU:

  1. Experience one of Europe's best-ranked Career Centers: Access a network of partner companies and career-boosting events.
  2. Expand your global perspective: Gain cultural proficiency through semesters abroad, double degree options, and more.

  3. Enhance your professional impact: Develop skills to help you stand out as a future leader.
  4. Learn from expert faculty and guest speakers: Enrich your academic studies with insights from top-tier faculty and industry leaders.
  5. Join the WHU community: Benefit from our connections with industry experts and entrepreneurs.
International exposure

Discover the value of cultural immersion –
A wealth of global experience and knowledge.

Internationality is key to the WHU experience. With a unique network of more than 200 partner universities across six continents, a Master at WHU offers the perfect educational ecosystem for broadening your perspectives and expanding your knowledge of business, economies, and cultures worldwide.

Through our study abroad module, capstone module, and double degree options, Master students can familiarize themselves with studying and working with international students, faculty, and staff.

The Double Degree Program is particularly unique to Master students at WHU, offering the possibility to gain a full degree from a selected partner university, alongside the MSc degree from WHU.

Learn more about our international options


Modern didactic approach with top faculty –
Inspiring young minds to create impact.

Excellence in teaching is the fundamental pillar of our curriculum, and goes way beyond lectures in a classroom. We aim to inspire future leaders to create impact by providing a well-rounded theoretical and practical education. Our expert faculty is actively engaged in top-tier research, allowing us to incorporate the latest relevant findings for the business world into our curriculum. We also regularly welcome high-profile guest speakers and experts from top German and international companies and start-ups. Through a modern didactic approach with study group assignments and real-life case studies, your critical thinking and solution-oriented skills are encouraged and developed further.

Take a look at the profiles of some of our faculty:

WHU Nihat Aktas Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Nihat Aktas
Chairholder of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Governance

Professor Dr. Christian Andres
Chairholder of Empirical Corporate Finance
Associate Dean Research
Academic Director for Master in Management Program

Professor Dr. Martin Fassnacht
Chairholder of Strategy and Marketing

Price Management
Brand Management
Retail Marketing and Omnichannel Business

Professor Dr. Martin Jacob
adidas Chair of Finance, Accounting and Taxation
Academic Director for Master in Finance Program


Professor Dr. Jane Lê 
Chairholder of Strategic Management
Organizational Studies
Strategic Management
Strategy as Practice 

WHU Michael Frenkel Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Michael Frenkel
Chairholder of Macroeconomics and International Economics
World Economy
International Financial Markets

WHU Miriam Müthel Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Miriam Müthel
Chairholder of Organizational Behavior
International Management
Organizational Behavior
Business Ethics

Professor Dr. Utz Schäffer
Director of Institute for Management Accounting and Control
Strategy Execution
Management Controlling
Management Governance

WHU Nadine Kammerlander Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Nadine Kammerlander
Chairholder of Family Business

Succession in Family Firms

WHU Christoph Hienerth Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Christoph Hienerth
Chairholder of Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
Academic Director for Master in Entrepreneurship Program
Social Entrepreneurship
New Product Development
Corporate Entrepreneurship​​​​

Professor Dr. Ove Jensen
Chairholder of Sales Management and B2B Marketing
B2B Marketing
Personal Selling
Sales Management

WHU Stefan Spinler Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Stefan Spinler
Chairholder of Kühne Institute for Logistics Management
Real Options Analysis
Analytics Edge
Logistics & Supply Chain Management

WHU Markus Rudolf Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Markus Rudolf
Dean and Chairholder of Finance
Financial Markets
Portfolio Management
Asset Management

WHU Ayse Karaevli Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Ayse Karaevli
Chairholder of Corporate Management and Change
Corporate Restructuring & Strategic Adaptation
CEO Successions Top Management
Corporate Strategy of Big Family Firms

WHU Dries Faems Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Dries Faems
Chairholder of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technological Transformation
Innovation and Organization
Technological Transformation


WHU Christina Guenther Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Christina Günther
Chairholder of IHK-Chair of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Industrial Organization
Field Experiments in Organizations
Hidden Champions

Apl. Professor Dr. Tim Oliver Brexendorf
Director of the Henkel Center for Consumer Goods
Product and Shopper Marketing

WHU Axel Wieandt Faculty Master

(Honorary) Professor Dr. Axel Wieandt
Honorary Professor
Corporate Investments
Investment Banking
Financial Intermediaries

Career development

Company connections and employability –
We help you build your career.

As a Master student, you will gain access to the wider WHU network offering unparalleled professional opportunities and a dedicated Career Center to assist in your career goals. WHU's Career Center supports successful interactions between companies, students, and alumni.

With numerous career activities for students of all Master programs, we offer career counseling and an exciting platform for networking with company representatives and alumni.

Key Career Entry Statistics (pdf)Discover our Career Center

The programs

Find your best fit –
Three Master programs and double degree options.

Dates & events

Let’s get to know each other –
Join us at one of our upcoming MSc events.

We would be happy to meet you at one of our many events on-campus, online, and in various cities in Germany and around the world. Meet current students and alumni, attend a lecture, and get a first-hand feel of the vibrant and international WHU culture.

We are currently in the process of scheduling new events. Please watch this space for updates. You are of course also welcome to schedule an individual campus visit or a personal phone call with the MSc team anytime. Simply let us know via our contact form

Semester dates

Our Master of Science Programs start in September each year.

Fall Semester 2020
Sept. 01-Dec. 31 (lectures end Dec. 18)
Welcome Week starts Aug. 24

Spring Semester 2021
Jan. 01-Aug. 31 (lectures end April 30)
Capstone Module Abroad (90 cr track): May 02.-08.


Take the next step –
Apply now and take your career to new levels.

For our Master in Management, Master in Finance, and Master in Entrepreneurship programs, we are looking for smart, diverse, and creative students from around the world. We are seeking graduates with an above-average academic track record who have demonstrated commitment and possess excellent English language skills.

Learn more about the admission requirements and admission process


Invest in your future –
We can help you finance your studies.

Pursuing a Master’s degree is an important step in advancing your career, so don’t let your financial situation stand in the way of your ambitions. We are determined to help every successful applicant find a way to study at WHU by offering a series of scholarships and financing options.

Learn more about our financing possibilities and tuition fees

Studying in Germany

Everything you need to know –
Essentials for living and studying in Germany.

All set to study at WHU but not sure which visa you need? Want some background on German culture before you arrive? We have put together some helpful information to get you started.

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Studying in Germany

Everything you need to know –
Essentials for living and studying in Germany.

All set to study at WHU but not sure which visa you need? Want some background on German culture before you arrive? We have put together some helpful information to get you started.

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Student Life

It's not only about studying –
WHU is an exciting place to be.

The WHU spirit is a term you may have already come across, and it is certainly one you'll hear again once you're on campus. Student life at WHU isn't just about studying - in their free time, our students enthusiastically pursue a wide range of extracurricular activities, making campus an exciting place to be no matter what your interests are.

Learn more about the student life at WHU

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News & stories

Courageous and committed – Gain an inside perspective into the everyday lives of our students and alumni.

Check out what our alumni are up to, what impact a Master Program has had on their personal and professional lives, and take a peek at the current happenings at WHU to get a taster of the Master student experience.

Professor Dr. Markus Rudolf, Dean of WHU, offers his review.

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A new entry to the Financial Times ranking, the MSc program from WHU achieved all-round top marks.

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The current exam period could also take place online with a few restrictions only.

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WHU students describe how the pandemic has changed their plans and how they experience social distancing.

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Discover the WHU Spirit of Courage and Commitment with the latest video release.

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Exploring study opportunities beyond the WHU campus with Master in Finance student Yujing.

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WHU Master students on studying digitally and why the community is stronger than ever.

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Get in touch

Let’s connect –
Drop us a line now!

The Master team is happy to answer any questions you may have about our curriculum, admission requirements, or financing options. We are also happy to connect you with current students and alumni who would be happy to share their experience. Simply drop us a line and we will get back to you! For quick queries and questions, you are of course also welcome to pick up the phone and call directly at one of the contact numbers below. 

Team MSc

Julia Teuber   
+49 (0)261 6509 520

Hannah Page 
 +49 (0)261 6509 521


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