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  • Locations: Vallendar, Germany
  • Program Time Abroad: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer 1
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: TAMU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 1 2022 02/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 08/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Academic College: Mays Business School
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Area: Business Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Course Term: Fall, Spring Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Primary Contact: Center for Int'l Business Studies (cibs@mays.tamu.edu) Classification: Graduate Student, U2 (Sophomore), U3 (Junior), U4 (Senior)
Academic Department: Accounting, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Business Honors, Finance, Information & Operations Management, Land Economics & Real Estate, Management, Management Informations Systems, Marketing, Masters of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management Click here for a definition of this term Secondary Contact: Trisha Winkle (twinkle@tamu.edu)
Program Description:

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management


Program Coordinator

Natsuki Hara
nhara@mays.tamu.edu


Study Abroad Advisor

Trisha Winkle
twinkle@tamu.edu


 

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
Fall, Spring, or Academic Year
Vallendar and Dusseldorf, Germany


About 
WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management is a private university founded in 1984. It is one of the most renowned business schools in Germany. WHU considers exchange programs to be an ‘essential part of the international atmosphere’. Every semester, the university welcomes 140-150 exchange students from over 190 partner universities worldwide. WHU's Vallendar Campus offers undergraduate courses for exchange students in a Bachelor in International Business Administration Program. It also houses the Masters in Management and Finance programs. WHU's Dusseldorf Campus is home to the MBA program. 

Vallendar, Germany (Bachelors and Masters Students)

Vallendar, Germany is located in the Central Rhine Valley. The region has Celtic history and archeologists place the city’s origin to around 700 BC. The largest current social influence in Vallendar is WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management. WHU’s international focus is seen in the diversity of the school. 

Dusseldorf, Germany (MBA Students)

Dusseldorf, Germany is located by the river Rhine with a metropolitan population of 11 million people. It is an international business and financial center that is known for its fashion, art and trade fairs. 
 


Eligibility
  • Limited to students in the Mays Business School
  • Have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Must attend TAMU for at least one full semester after exchange
  • Upper level classification
  • Other program specific requirements (inquire with Program Coordinator)


Courses
At WHU, about 80% of the undergraduate courses are in English and all graduate course are in English. Exchange students are open to any English courses. There is a wide variety of courses available in areas like economics, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, marketing/sales, supply chain management and business management.

WHU runs on the quarter system and there are two quarters in one semester. Upon arrival, students will participate in a Welcome Week designed to help familiarize and prepare them for their time in Germany. Students must obtain a visa or residence permit before departure.

Additionally, WHU offers free German language courses. All exchange students are allowed to take one of the four levels offered.


Housing
Students on the Vallendar Campus have the option of living in a private apartment off campus or in one of the university apartments. WHU offers fully furnished options ranging from a single room to an entire apartment. Take a look at general housing information for more on Vallendar Campus housing.

MBA students on the Dusseldorf Campus need to speak with a MBA Exchange Coordinator for assistance with accommodations.

WHU’s housing application is online and is on a first-come first-serve basis. 
 

Estimated Fees Paid to Texas A&M
  • A&M Tuition and Fees*
  • $500 Education Abroad Fee

*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.
Check rates at: https://tuition.tamu.edu/
 
For Estimated Fees Paid to Host University & Additional Expenses, please visit:  
Mays Business School Center for International Business Studies website.


Scholarships
The Scholarships and Financial Aid Office offers scholarship programs. These scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, please visit the University Scholarship Application Portal. The Center for International Business Studies also offers semester exchange scholarships to Mays Business School students. Visit the Center for International Business Studies website for more information or to apply.

 
Financial Aid
Federal and state financial aid and certain scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the Program Coordinator (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form. Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the courses and the program fee due dates. Here is the link to the Financial Aid Office.