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Bernkastel Kues, Germany

Germany: WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management is a small, highly prestigious private university located in Vallendar, Germany. Recognized as one of the top business schools in Germany for its academic excellence and international focus, WHU offers a high caliber education and access to professional development opportunities. The university has an impressive alumni base and corporate partners, who bring together academia and industry in innovative ways.

The town of Vallendar, where the majority of students live in walking distance to campus, is a small, friendly community of 16,000 people. It is located about a 10-minute bus ride away from Koblenz, a larger city of just over 100,000 inhabitants. Koblenz is an historic city with good options for shopping, restaurants and bars and other attractions.

Vallendar and Koblenz are located in the beautiful Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The region is known for its vineyards and tiny medieval castles that dot the hillsides.

Quick Facts & Links

  • GPA Requirement: 3.00
  • Program Options: Exchange
    • On an Exchange program, students “trade” places with a student from another institution and pay UNC tuition and fees. Please thoroughly review the “program cost” section below for specific information. For additional information about program types, click here.
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Program Dates:
    • Fall: September 2 to December 20, 2024 (includes exams)
    • Mandatory Orientation: August 28 and 29, 2024
    • Earliest housing arrival date: August 26th, 2024, Latest departure date: December 23rd, 2024
    • Spring: January 13 to April 30, 2025 (includes exams)
    • Mandatory Orientation: January 8 and 9, 2025
  • Visit the program’s WHU Student Exchange Programs website for more information.
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Application Information

This Program’s Level of Competitiveness =  2

Level of Competitiveness (1 = least, 3 = most)

1 Chance of acceptance is probable if students meet the minimum requirements.
Most students are typically accepted. 
3 This is one of the most competitive programs. We recommend having a back-up option in mind.

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