WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Executive Master of Business Administration

MBA (Master of Business Administration)
Subjects: Business Administration, MBA
English only
Winter semester:  31 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Early Bird offers: December 31st, 5,000 €; April 30th, 3,000 €. Total tuition fee is 95,000 €.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Work Experience

At least eight years of postgraduate work experience.

Additional Qualification
  1. Proven management experience.
  2. Full-time employment/self-employment.

Language Requirements

Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Proof of English language skills (TOEFL, IELTS), if required. No more information provided by the university.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:
200 €

Application Documents

Qualified applicants please submit their application via the university application portal.

In addition, please prepare the following documents:

  1. Current curriculum vitae.
  2. Two letters of recommendation from superiors or colleagues. Ideally a letter from your current company as well as one from a previous employer, colleague or customer. The respective authors should send the letters of recommendation directly to the EMBA Office via email: emba (at) whu.edu. Use the template for letter of recommendation provided by the university.
  3. Copies of diplomas and grades from the universities you visited. The admission of applicants without a degree from a recognized university or college is subject to special admission requirements. Candidates who do not have a first degree must complete an executive assessment or GMAT in addition to the general application process.
  4. Proof of English language skills (see language requirements), if required.
  5. Payment of an application fee of 200 € before the interview.

All documents should be translated into English or into English. Copies of university certificates and diplomas are also accepted in German.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website