WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

country rank  124
world rank  2957

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University Overview

Established in 1984, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Vallendar (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Rhineland-Palatinate. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz (Ministry of Science, Continuing Education and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate), WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym WHU
Founded 1984
Motto Excellence in Management Education
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Burgplatz 2
Vallendar (population range: 2,500-9,999)
56179 Rhineland-Palatinate
T +49 (261) 6509 0
F +49 (261) 6509 509

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Burgplatz 2
Vallendar 56179
+49 (261) 6509 513

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
  • United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UNPRME)
  • Premier EMBA Alliance
  • MBA Alliance Germany
  • International Master in Management Association (IMMA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018