WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Master in Management (MiM)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business and Economics
English only
Winter semester:  30 Apr/31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The total tuition fee is 32,400 €.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a business-related field of study, e.g. business administration, economics, or business engineering.

Applicants with approximately 80 ECTS credits in Business Administration (including courses in accounting, finance, marketing, and management) are welcome to apply. Candidates should be aware that prior academic knowledge in mathematics, statistics, and economics is required as well.

Work Experience

At least 12 weeks of relevant practical experience. A practical experience of 20 weeks is recommended which has to be completed in the business sector.

For this program, the university seeks candidates with a maximum of about 2 years of post-graduate working experience.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
min 7
Specification: A minimum score of 6.0 in speaking and writing.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least A.
min 100
Specification: A minimum score of 23 in speaking and writing.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
An English language proficiency test is not required if your first language is English or your Bachelor was completed entirely in English. In this case, proof from your university is required. A TOEFL score of at least 105 internet-based or IELTS of 7.5 is recommended due to the requirements by some of the partner universities for the study abroad semester.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Candidates requiring a visa to study in Germany must apply by April 30th at the latest. Candidates from EU/EEA countries as well as from Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and the USA, can apply by May 31st at the latest.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Bachelor's degree. It is possible to apply with your current transcript of records from your bachelor’s studies, should you not have received your bachelor’s degree yet.
  2. Work experience.
  3. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  4. Proof of strong analytical and quantitative skills (GMAT/GRE)/TM-BASE: Applicants are required to prove strong analytical and quantitative skills. This can be demonstrated through your transcript of records or by a strong GMAT/GRE/TM-Base score, which may be requested by the Admissions Team.
    1. GMAT score of at least 600 (WHU Code: FBR-FH-93), or
    2. GRE of at least 155 Verbal and 155 Quantitative, or
    3. TM-BASE of at least 102.
  5. International experience of about 3 months: As international experience, the university accepts e.g. internships abroad, language courses, semester abroad, summer schools, or high school exchange year in a non-German speaking country. This requirement must only be fulfilled by candidates from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
  6. Successful completion of the WHU admission process.

Important information for candidates from China and Pakistan: Candidates from China or Pakistan are recommended to apply as early as possible before the start of the program as the visa application process for applicants from these countries can take several months.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website