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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, consultancy, 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.

Our three MSc programs:

Master in Entrepreneurship

A program designed to help you found a start-up or foster corporate innovation.

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Master in Management

A global top-ranked program providing the skills and knowledge for a wide range of careers.

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Master in Finance

A program tailored to help you succeed in the world of finance.

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Career Center

We help you build your career!

We facilitate a smooth transition into the workplace. WHU's Career Center supports successful interaction between companies, students, and alumni. With numerous career activities for students of all Master Programs, we offer career consulting and an exciting platform for networking with company representatives and alumni.

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Career Center

We help you build your career!

We facilitate a smooth transition into the workplace. WHU's Career Center supports successful interaction between companies, students, and alumni. With numerous career activities for students of all Master Programs, we offer career consulting and an exciting platform for networking with company representatives and alumni.

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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.

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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

International exposure

Maximize your international exposure –
Choose from over 200 partner universities worldwide.

We offer multiple opportunities to increase your international exposure. Through our study abroad module, capstone module, double degree options, and daily interaction with international students, faculty, and staff, you have the chance to gain ample experience studying and working in an international environment.

Our programs are awarded with 120 credits including a semester abroad. Our unique network of more than 200 partner universities across six continents creates the perfect educational ecosystem for broadening your perspectives and expanding your knowledge of business, economies, and cultures worldwide.

In addition, we offer a fast track for Master in Finance and Master in Entrepreneurship students comprising 90 credits. This track is available to students holding a 210 ECTS credits bachelor degree and includes a one-week international module, the capstone module.

If you have completed a 180 ECTS Bachelor’s degree, you will join the 120 credit track, spending your third semester in either the Master or MBA program at one of our 200 partner universities. Our International Relations Office offers personalized support, making sure your time abroad is a unique experience.

The double degree programs are a special feature offered for Master students in the 120 credit track. After completing two semesters abroad at the selected business school, you will earn a full second degree (generally an MBA degree) from the partner university, in addition to the MSc degree from WHU.


  • University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • University of San Diego, USA
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
  • Emory University, Atlanta, USA
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • York University, Toronto, Canada
  • INCAE, Alajuela, Costa Rica*
  • PUC, Santiago, Chile*
  • EM Lyon Business School, France
  • Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Portugal
  • Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
  • Peking University, Beijing, China
  • The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

* for Master in Management and Master in Entrepreneurship students only

In the Master in Finance and Master in Entrepreneurship you are able to choose the 90 credit track. This track includes a one-week international module, the capstone module, in the US, Asia, or Europe. Accompanied by faculty members, you will take advantage of cross-cultural learning experiences through tailor-made lectures combined with local company visits.

In their own words:


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 research, allowing us to incorporate the latest relevant findings for the business world into our curriculum. We also regularly welcome relevant guest speakers and experts from top German and international companies and start-ups. Through study group assignments and real-life case studies, you will be challenged to think critically and in a solution-oriented manner.

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

WHU Martin Fassnacht Faculty Master

Professor Dr. Martin Fassnacht
Chairholder and Speaker of Marketing & Commerce
Price Management
Retail Marketing
Brand Management


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
Head of Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group
Social Entrepreneurship
New Product Development
Corporate Entrepreneurship​​​​

WHU Ove Jensen Faculty Master

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

Study in Germany

Study in Germany –
Diversity and heritage at the heart of Europe.

Germany has long been celebrated for its level of excellence in the fields of science, technology, and engineering - but what else makes it special? Lying at the heart of Europe, Germany is a culturally diverse country that is both cosmopolitan and tolerant, and ranked as one of the safest places in the world, offering a high quality of living.  

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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.

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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.

How studying at the WHU helped student Felix take his business further and develop as an entrepreneur.

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How WHU Master Student Rachna Broadened Her Horizons.

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WHU Campus Vallendar welcomes new Master students.

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Alumna Verena Hubertz talks about her business and entrepreneurial experience at WHU.

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Current student Nina talks about her admissions experience and why she chose the Master in Management Program.

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Finding your path to career success with WHU.

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WHU Master in Entrepreneurship students Dilyana and Paul talk about their internship experiences in Silicon Valley, San Francisco.

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Dates & events

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

Not sure which graduate school to pick, or how a Master degree could push your career forward? 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. You are also welcome to schedule an individual campus visit or personal phone call with the MSc Team here.

Your future awaits, sign up now!

Event Category
WHU Virtual Information Session Master
Get ready for the GMAT with our online prep course on December 7.

Sharpen your skills with help from a professional coach. Practice mathematical problems, receive tips on how to combat the verbal section and learn about general preparation strategies in order to successfuly complete the GMAT test.

WHU After Work Information Session MBA
Meet us in Düsseldorf on December 12.

Join us in your city to discover how the WHU Master, Full-Time or Part-Time MBA, and the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program can help you realize your ambitions. Learn more about WHU and gain real insights into our programs. Current students, alumni, staff and faculty welcome you in a relaxed and personal setting to help you find out which program is the right fit for you.

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

Anja Gleißner 
 +49 (0)261 6509 523

Hannah Page 
 +49 (0)261 6509 521


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