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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. With a choice of three master programs: Master in Management, Master in Entrepreneurship, or Master in Finance, and with the option to combine courses from all three, we make sure 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 help 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 help 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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Application

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 admissions requirements and admission process

Financing

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 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.

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

If you have completed a bachelor’s degree with at least 210 ECTS credits, you are able to choose the 90 credit track. This track includes a one-week international module, the capstone module, in either 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.

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Faculty

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 are all 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:



Professor Dr. Nihat Aktas
Chair of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Governance
IPO 



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 



Professor Dr. Michael Frenkel
Chairholder of Macroeconomics and International Economics
Macroeconomics
World economy
International financial markets



Professor Dr. Miriam Müthel
Charirholder of Organization Behaviour
International management
Organizational behavior
Business ethics



Professor Dr. Utz Schäffer
Director of Institute for Management and Controlling
Strategy execution
Management controlling
Management governannce



Professor Dr. Nadine Kammerlander
Chairholder of Family Business
Strategy execution
Management controlling
Management governannce



Professor Dr. Christoph Hienerth
Head of chair of entrepreneurship and innovation group
Social entrepreneurship
New product development
Corporate entrepreneurship​​​​



Professor Dr. Ove Jensen
Chairholder of Sales Management and B2B Marketing
B2B marketing
Personal selling
Sales management



Professor Dr. Stefan Spinler
Chairholder of Kühne Institute for Logistics Management
Real options analysis
Analytics edge
Logistics & supply chain management



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



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



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



Professor Dr. Burcin Yurtoglu
Chairholder of Corporate Finance
Managerial Finance
Corporate Finance
Sustainable Finance



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



(Honorary) Professor Dr. Axel Wieandt
Honorary professor
Corporate investments
Investment banking
Financial intermediaries

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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.

“A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.” Perfect for those with a bold idea ready to take it forwards. But what if entrepreneurship can be used differently?

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WHU will sponsor 10 places to selected students on Le Wagon’s renowned nine-week bootcamp.

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WHU team win against tough competition from teams representing Switzerland and Vietnam.

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WHU’s Campus is springing back to life with the return of the students for the start of the new academic year.

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On her experience at WHU, her current role and her advice on how to break into consulting.

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Find out why Marc Rath, Master in Management Class of 2019 student, stayed on after his Bachelor degree.

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Korhan on his reasons to study in Germany and his international experience so far.

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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.

Your future awaits, sign up now!

Dates
Events
Locations
Experience a live Master class virtually on November 27.

Get a glimpse into our dynamic learning environment and gain valuable insights into our curriculum.

Meet us in Cologne on November 29.

Our After-Work Information Sessions provide the opportunity to gain real insights into the Master and MBA Programs at WHU, and the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program. 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.

Meet us at the QS fair in New Delhi on December 5.

To give you an insight of the WHU's Master Programs we will be present at fairs in Germany, Europe, and around the world. If you would like to visit us at our booth at one of the following fairs, you are welcome to make an appointment in advance.

Meet us at the QS fair in Bangalore on December 9.

To give you an insight of the WHU's Master Programs we will be present at fairs in Germany, Europe, and around the world. If you would like to visit us at our booth at one of the following fairs, you are welcome to make an appointment in advance.

Meet us in Düsseldorf on December 13.

Join us in your city to find out more about WHU and our programs. Our After-Work Information Sessions provide the opportunity to gain real insights into the Master and MBA Programs at WHU, and the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program. 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.

Meet us in Vallendar on January 26.

With this intensive one-day preparation course, you'll get coached by an expert and have the opportunity to learn in a dynamic group atmosphere at WHU Campus Vallendar or WHU Campus Düsseldorf.

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!

Recruiting Team MSc

Julia Teuber
Hannah Page
Anja Gleißner


Tel.: +49 261 6509 -520

master@whu.edu

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