It's not only about studying –

WHU is an exciting place to be.

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Modern, diverse, and international — Student life at WHU.

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.

Our Campus

Two campuses –
One WHU.

WHU’s goal of providing new direction to German business and management education is spread across two locations, Vallendar and Düsseldorf. Our Bachelor (BSc), Master (MSc), Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA, and Doctoral programs take place in Vallendar, while our Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, and Executive Education programs are held in Düsseldorf.


WHU Campus Vallendar –
Where future meets heritage.

Vallendar is located in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. With its castles, historic towns, and towering vineyards, this section has been awarded UNESCO world heritage site status. Major cities are dotted along the banks, and Koblenz marks the meeting of the rivers Rhine and Moselle. Perfectly placed, Vallendar and its surrounding area offer plenty to see and do.

Learn more about Campus Vallendar


WHU Campus Düsseldorf –
An international hotspot.

Düsseldorf is the capital of the state North Rhine-Westphalia and is located on the banks of the river Rhine. Its 600,000 inhabitants make Düsseldorf a vibrant and international city in which to live, study, and work.

Learn more about Campus Düsseldorf

Student Clubs

Student clubs at WHU –
Presenting a wide range of extracurricular activities.

Student life at WHU is not just about studying. In their free time, our students enthusiastically pursue a wide range of extracurricular activities, making campus an exciting place to be. Whether you love sports, the theater, music, entrepreneurship, the community, debating, or wine tasting, there is something for everyone.

Take a look at our full list of student clubs to discover just how diverse student life at WHU is.

Campus for Finance -
WHU New Year's Conference

The WHU New Year's Conference is an international finance conference that engages students, academics, corporate representatives and politicians in the discussion of contemporary topics.

Diversity at WHU
Providing guidance and counseling

Diversity at WHU is a student-group concerned with bringing diversity- and LGBT-related topics into daily campus life. The group interacts as an intermediary to allow an exchange of personal experiences.

WHU Founders' Conference

Established as Europe's premier student-led founders' conference, our annual event unites experienced founders, vcs, investors as well as ambitious students for the interactive exchange of ideas and experiences.

The WHU Impact Summit

SensAbility is Europe's largest student-organised, non-profit conference on social and sustainable business. The name is derived from the words "sense" (perception) and "ability" (ability to achieve something in particular) and once again emphasises the aim of sensitising people and companies to social issues and thus motivating them to act sustainably.

WHU Euromasters
Europe’s biggest sports event for Business Schools

We combine sports competitions, legendary theme parties and a great opportunity for getting in touch with company representatives supporting the event.

WHU Studenten Helfen e.V.
WHU Students Help

WHU Studenten Helfen e.V. intends to give something back to the community, e.g. via collecting donations at the annual charity concert and doing regular projects concerning the community in Vallendar.


WHU Library –
More than 35,000 books, journals, and databases.

The WHU library offers an excellent research infrastructure to academics and students of WHU on a 24/7 basis. The library's reading room offers a quiet atmosphere for studying newspapers or for concentrating on a specific academic publication. 

Learn more about our WHU library

General Studies

General studies module –
Fostering the personal development of our students.

The General Studies module aims at educating reflective and responsible-minded leaders who are able to find outside-the-box solutions to socio-political and entrepreneurial issues. The module offers a forum, a speaker series, and various seminars.

Learn more about our General Studies