WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management Exchange

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Junior or above
Location: Europe, Germany
GPA: 3.0
Program Overview

As a Lundquist College of Business student, the program at WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management offers you the opportunity to enroll directly in a variety of courses in an international setting. Over 80 percent of undergraduate courses at WHU are taught in English, providing a wide array of courses, particularly in international business. WHU partners with over 150 universities worldwide, offering a unique opportunity to interact and network with business students throughout the world.
This program is administered cooperatively by Global Education Oregon and the Lundquist College of Business.

Situated along the Rhine River, Vallendar is embedded in the Central Rhine Valley UNESCO World Heritage site and is surrounded by vineyards. WHU is located about one hour from Cologne (Köln) and one hour from Frankfurt, known as the financial and business centers of Germany and the fourth and fifth largest cities in the country, respectively.

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Fall Semester 2022 2/1/2022 Early September Late December
Academic Year 2022-23 2/1/2022 Early September Early May
Spring Semester 2023 2/1/2023 Early January Early May
Academic Details

WHU offers top-level academic programs and is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA. As a student in the honors business program, WHU provides you with the opportunity to fulfill upper division business courses that can be applied toward major and minor degree requirements in the Lundquist College of Business. You will enroll in seven to nine courses during the semester. If you are interested in developing your German language ability, WHU offers free intensive German courses running through the semester.

For further information about available courses, please visit: WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management.

Course Equivalencies

UO students: please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.

Non-UO students: Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

Additional requirements

Must be nominated by Lunquist College of Business for the program.

Housing Description

You can choose between several different housing options:

  • Private apartment
  • Apartment at the Campus Krautkrämer
  • Schumann Guest House
  • "Alte Brauerei"
  • "Haus Wildberg" (for female students only)

For detailed information regarding the different housing options, please visit: http://www.whu.edu/housing.

Travel Advisories

GEO programs are under continuous review during this period of global uncertainty and limited travel. All program details outlined on this page, including program cost, are subject to change if global or location-specific conditions require modifications to program structure.

To learn more about COVID regulations while studying abroad, visit our FAQ page.