Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA

Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA

Student Body

Admission rate:


Male vs. Female ratio:


Age range:

30-60 years

Average age:

40 years

Degree background:


International students:


International student diversity:

Europe: 28%
North America: 8%
Central/South America: 6%
Middle East: 3%
Asia and Oceania: 20%
Africa: 5%
Australia: 2%

Admission Requirements

University degree:

Master of Business Administration

Aptitude tests:

GMAT: Required, but options to waive.
Alternative to Executive Assessment
minimum 600
Executive Assessment: Required, but options
to waive. Alternative to GMAT
minimum 153
GRE: not required

Language tests:

IELTS or TOEFL required, but
options to waive
TOEFL iBT – 100


2 recommendation letters

Minimum work experience:

8 years

Minimum managerial experience:

4 years


Application fees:

EUR 200

Tuition fees:

EUR 105,000


Scholarships for social enterprises, emerging markets, entrepreneurs, diversity, women in business, small and medium sized enterprises, innovation or leaders available, cover between 5-20% of the tuition fee

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Join the largest global EMBA network and make an impact!

The joint degree programme of Kellogg School of Management and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management combines the strengths of American and European management education. Top-notch faculty from both universities, who are thought leaders, researchers and practitioners in their respective fields, are the source of vast business insights into American and European markets. A truly international experience is guaranteed through the Kellogg Executive MBA Global network with seven partner campuses worldwide, counting more than 65,000 alumni to date. In addition, there is in-class diversity, with students coming to join the programme from all over the world.


With 15 unicorns founded by alumni or students, the entrepreneurial ecosystem of WHU provides an excellent breeding ground for startup founders and venture capitalists. The Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA has given a start to 85 successful companies itself throughout the 25 years of its market presence.



For 25 years, the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Programme has helped developing generations of “high impact, low ego” leaders, business experts and future entrepreneurs.


Ranked by the Financial Times (#24 worldwide) and The Economist (#4 worldwide), this award-winning programme is designed to hone your skills to become a well-rounded strategic leader and thinker. With our modular format, meeting on campus every 5-8 weeks for a prolonged weekend, you can apply what you learn directly to your work, making an immediate positive impact on your career.

Programme info

Programme name

Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Programme

Programme format(s)

Part-time, modules every 5-8 weeks


Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Leadership

Language(s) of instruction


Campuses in other locations

Chicago-Evanston, Miami, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Beijing, Hong Kong

Locations of study abroad or international exchanges

Chicago-Evanston, Miami, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Beijing, Hong Kong, Lisbon, London, San Francisco, Shanghai, Lagos

Application deadlines between fall


and spring


July 2022 (for 2022 intake) – July 2023 (for 2023 intake)

Starting dates between fall


and spring


September 2022 | September 2023

Salary increase after graduation





Financial Times: #24 worldwide; Economist: #4 worldwide

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