WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is a leading German business school with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU offers academic programs and continuing education for executives throughout their career. Founded in 1984 on the initiative of the Koblenz Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WHU has become a model for future-oriented research and teaching in business economics.

Top reasons to study here

  • WHU means ‘Excellence in Management Education’
  • In the last academic year, we paid particular attention to our core brand values: excellence, community, cosmopoliteness, and entrepreneurship.
  • Our entrepreneurial spirit fostered by passion and innovation among all members of the WHU community.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

WHU was founded in 1984 at the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Koblenz. Thirty years later and WHU is one of the most renowned German business schools with an exceptional national and international reputation.

Education

WHU offers excellent study opportunities for people of any age and with a wide range of work experience. Next to the undergraduate (BSc in International Business Administration) and graduate programs (MSc in Management, MSc in Finance, MSc in Entrepreneurship), WHU offers Full-Time and Part-Time MBA programs, an Executive MBA program and Executive Education. This way, WHU contributes to and supports lifelong learning experiences. 

Research

High quality and groundbreaking research in the fields of management, economics, and business administration is one of the key pillars of excellence at WHU. The school places particular emphasis on creating a stimulating environment for independent research in business and economics topics, coupled with attracting and supporting high-profile researchers with the ultimate aim of delivering first-class research outcomes. WHU further pursues its mission by combining academic rigor with tangible, practical relevance in all its research activities.

Career

From day one, we support you. As a Bachelor or Master student, we support you in developing your potential for a successful and seamless transition into the working world. As an MBA student, we support you in accelerating your career. Focusing on the development and individual needs of our diverse student groups on both campuses, the Career Center organizes a comprehensive range of activities and provides personal career counseling.

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Services

Housing services

  • Our Housing Team is here to help you find accommodation that you can call home! We maintain a list of apartments in the area that are currently vacant:
  • If you have been accepted to a WHU study program you will receive access to our accommodation list automatically.
  • Future members of the WHU community can request a guest account.
  • All current WHU students and staff can access this list on the school intranet myWHU. 

Library services

The WHU library offers an excellent research infrastructure to academics and students of WHU on a 24/7 basis. A self-service terminal allows to check out books at any time via the WHU-card. By using the 'book return box' books can be returned to the library even outside the business hours.

Student Life

Campus life

WHU is based on two campuses in Vallendar/Koblenz and Düsseldorf.

Student clubs

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 are even partial to casual wine tasting, there truly is something for everyone.

Accreditation

External experts provide invaluable feedback that contributes to the continuous quality improvement at the Business School. WHU is currently accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, and FIBAA. Regular re-accreditations confirm that our Business School consistently meets or exceeds strict national and international standards.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

One can expect numerous career events from top companies and unbelievably well organized close contact to the company representatives. It's not only about company presentations, but these events really bring people into contact. This is and should be what a business school could bring. Otherwise, due to the limited number of the students, WHU provides a really small but...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In the university where I studied there were many theoretical subjects at the expense of practical ones. However the courses were tough so I have learned to cope with difficulties and work hard.

Work hard, play hard
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I love the small campus and the amazing connections I was able to make! The only thing I would change is; foster more diversity

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