WHU Full-Time MBA Program

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

WHU Full-Time MBA Program

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Your MBA at WHU:

Benefit from an exclusive learning experience in a program with small classes, high academic standards and an excellent student to staff ratio. The WHU-MBA is a General Management Program with a strong overall focus on leadership and personal development. Enjoy the familiar atmosphere on our campus but also our included study trips to China, India and the USA. In search of the best students we are able to provide very talented candidates with scholarships. The program starts each March and September but application is possible throughout the year. Since seats are limited we strongly recommend early application.

The Program

The MBA Program includes 3 modules in the USA, China and India. Itis designed to equip participants from all over the world with the skills to master strategy, change and competition in an international context and to advance in their career. We are committed to educate general managers who can function in a variety of jobs and cope with diverse and changing environments. Our standards of excellence value highly honesty and integrity, mutual trust and respect as the foundations for competent and confident leadership. A maximum class size of 45 ensures excellent mentoring between professors and students. Scholarships are awarded to highly talented candidates. WHU has its own Career Center for on-campus recruitment. Company presentations, career days and informal dinner conversations contribute to successful networking with the company representatives.

The Faculty

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is proud to be the only private university member of the prestigious German Research Foundation. Our faculty members have an outstanding research record and solid experience in management practice. Students benefit from our faculty’s business networks via regular guest lectures by top international speakers. Conversely, WHU professors are in great demand abroad at our 195 partner universities around the world.

Entry Requirements

- A first degree (Bachelor or equivalent)
- Two years postgraduate work experience
- One letter of recommendation from a professor or supervisor
- TOEFL test results (250 computer based, 100 Internet based) if English is not your native language
- GMAT test score

Application Procedure

You can apply by filling in our Online Application Form. Once the admission committee has reviewed your written application we will invite you for a personal interview either via telephone or personally. The admission committee will notify you if you have been accepted for the program. Students are admitted to our program all through the year.

If you wish we offer you the possibility to have your CV checked before applying for our MBA Program. In this case don't hesitate to send your CV to mba@whu.edu and we will contact you.

Tuition and Fees

The total fee for the 12-month MBA program is € 36,900. This fee includes all tuition, all books and materials as well as accommodation and half-board during the international module.

Terms of payment
Upon acceptance of the offer, a payment of € 5,000 is to be paid. The first installment of € 15,950 is due at the start of the program. The second installment of € 15,950 is due at the beginning of the second semester.

Living costs in Düsseldorfare about € 750,- per month.

Financial Aid

Student Loans
Our local saving bank (Sparkasse) grants loans to WHU students. For further information and contact details at Sparkasse, please click here.

PartialMBA scholarships are available, particularly for those groups under-represented in the program and who can demonstrate the value they would bring to the group. Further information about our scholarships can be found under www.whu.edu/mba. Of course you can also contact the MBA Office for more information.

WHU Brain Capital GmbH
Another possibility to finance your participation in the MBA program is the financing concept of the WHU Brain Capital GmbH. To learn more about this concept, please click here or got to www.whubraincapital.de/en


Düsseldorf, the capital of the state of Northrhine-Westfalia is a city with many different facades. On the one side it is an international business and financial centre and renowned for its fashion and trade fairs. Located centrally within the European Megalopolis, the city is headquarters to five Fortune Global 500 and several DAX companies. On the other side there are the thousands of students all drawn to Düsseldorf because of it's creative athmosphere and the beautiful Altstadt.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

Last updated November 30, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Mar. 1, 2017
12 months
Full time
36,900 EUR
Request Info
Application deadline for EU citizens: 15/07/2016
Start date Sept. 2017
Germany Düsseldorf, North Rhine Westphalia
Application deadline Request Info
Application deadline for EU citizens: 15/07/2016
End date Aug. 31, 2017
Duration 12 months
Price 36,900 EUR
Start date Mar. 1, 2017
Germany Düsseldorf, North Rhine Westphalia
Application deadline Request Info
Application deadline for EU citizens: 15/01/2017
End date Feb. 28, 2018
Duration 12 months
Price 36,900 EUR