WHU was founded in 1984 at the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Koblenz. After more than 30 years, it is not only counted among the best and most respected centers of business education in Germany, but it also enjoys an excellent reputation internationally.
Our Customized Programs are tailor-made for companies that would like to train their executives and managers in general management or specific management topics.
The high level of research capability at our university is the result of adherence to three key research principles: Quality, Internationality, Practical and Academic Relevance. Our consistent long-term focus on independent top-quality research has paid off: WHU is one of the most noted German research institutions in the area of business studies today and is on the edge of becoming one of the leading European research institutions.
Since WHU was founded, the exellent education it offers has attracted numerous companies to our campus for recruitment purposes. Furthermore, university rankings show that the WHU has been one of the leading business schools in Germany since its inception. Companies that support the WHU have the opportunity to present themselves to students on campus during the semester. Recruiting on campus is a great way to increase your visibility with the student community and address your target audience in a personal and direct approach.
In Praxi offers an array of services and events. Although these are intended primarily for members, there are also opportunities for businesses to partner with In Praxi.
Vallendar and the surrounding area offers excellent housing opportunities, ranging from private apartments, to halls of residence, right up to “last-minute beds” and hotel rooms for special events - during weekend seminars, for instance.In October 2012 WHU opened its second campus in Düsseldorf. In the future, WHU will have two locations from which to provide new direction to German business education and in particular to management education.
The library holds around 45,000 books and 185 journals. They can be researched via an online catalogue. Students are provided with reference sections of basic readings in their courses. The library's reading room offers a quiet atmosphere for studying newspapers or for concentrating on a specific academic publication.
The In Praxi network increases in both quantity and quality with every graduating class at WHU, thanks to its members’ diverse personal backgrounds and chosen career paths. Our international diversity is steadily increasing, as well.
Our campus life is characterized by its family-like atmosphere. As early as the student-led orientation week for new students, you get to know your classmates and the students from the upper classes. The solidarity and clannishness among our students shapes the entire time at WHU and remains the same even after graduation.
Sports enthusiasts in Vallendar can take advantage of the three tennis clubs with outdoor courts, an indoor tennis court, the local canoe club, a mini-golf course, an angling club, a soccer field, equestrian stabling facilities and an almost Olympic-size swimming pool in beautiful surroundings. Just a few kilometers away in Höhr-Grenzhausen, are squash courts and a riding school. The sports program offered by WHU includes all courses at WHU Gym, soccer, basketball and volleyball. Students at WHU can also take part in courses offered by the Koblenz university sports program, which means that there are more than 20 different sports open to them.
WHU is a people business. Here at WHU we don't focus on products, but people – students, researchers, employees. As part of this, as at every higher education institution, the academic staff play a particularly important role. In fact, they could be considered the heart of WHU. The academic staff embody the business school’s core mission in teaching, research, and practice.
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