Home


WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management


Although Germany is a small country with a population of just 82 million, it is one of the largest economies in the world. Technological innovation was one of the prime drivers for the rise of Germany. Many of the leading German brands like BMW, Bosch and Siemens are now household names. Recently, professionals from different nationalities have been drawn to Germany due to high wages, strong social service support and resilient economy.

German education maintains high standards with individual attention that has been fulfilled with a small class size. In addition to that, a strong export economy has attracted high potential MBA students to Business Schools all around Germany. The average MBA salary in Germany last year was estimated to be around $80,000. Further, labor laws that required preference given to German nationals have been scrapped, making this EU powerhouse an attractive place to earn a business degree.

Here are the top four MBAs in Germany. Though these courses are taught in English, German classes are suggested for a holistic integration with the culture and people in Germany.

1) Mannheim Business School

The Mannheim Business...


WHU MBA is a 15-Month full-time General MBA program. The program emphasizes courses that develop strategic leadership and entrepreneurial spirit in MBA students. Before the core courses in April, students can take part in the preparation courses in March that covers mathematics, statistics and German.

The core courses are divided into four modules: The Business Organization, Finance & Accounting, Business Economics and Value Chain Activities.

After the core courses, students can deepen the knowledge with concentration modules. WHU students can pick one of the following concentrations: Marketing & Sales, Advanced Finance & Accounting, Operations, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Organization and Personal Leadership.

Another interesting module is the International Management Module, where students will learn how to face challenges in International Management scenarios. This module allows students to participate and learn from management challenges in North America, China and India. The practical learning is provided by the faculty in WHU partner universities (Kellogg - USA, IIM Bangalore – India and CEIBS -...