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  • Locations: Vallendar, Germany
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Fall, Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management

Vallendar, Germany

Program Overview

Located in Vallendar on the River Rhine in western Germany, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented and privately financed business school..

Founded in 1984, it is one of Germany's top business schools, with the second highest ranked career center in the world. Their career center is available to UK students participating in this exchange.

WHU enrolls 2000 students, around a quarter of whom are international providing many opportunities to live and learn alongside students from across the world. All courses are taught in English and there's no German language requirement.

WHU is AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA accredited and offers a thorough foundation in all areas of management. Their courses address the different aspects of what future managers can expect to encounter when working in a challenging international environment.

Take a look at the WHU Otto Beisheim International Student Handbook.

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management is a good academic fit for ......
most business majors and minors. Students should have completed most of the Gatton core classes, finished 60 hours or more with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be ready for upper division coursework.

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management course information


  • Earn credit towards your degree from one of Germany's top-ranked business schools
  • A wide range of courses taught in English. No German language required
  • Just an hour by train from the cities of Frankfurt and Cologne

This program is open to undergraduate students from Gatton College of Business & Economics.
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from the Exchange University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by the Exchange University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

Like many European universities WHU does not own on-campus accommodation. WHU's housing coordinator will work with you to locate and secure suitable off-campus housing. You will submit your housing application at the same time as your exchange application to WHU. Housing prices range from 290 to 600 Euros per month (approx $330 - $670 per month).
Students are also responsible for all meals during the duration of the term abroad. 

Student Life
Learn more about WHU's Buddy system, student clubs and life in Vallendar.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information page for each semester. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.



This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.