Master in Finance with WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management

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WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management - Master in Finance

One program...two degrees.

In 20 months, earn the MS in Finance degree from Washington University and a Master in Finance degree from WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.

You begin the program at WashU with a four-course/seven-credit summer semester. Fall and spring semesters take place at WHU. Return to WashU for a second summer semester when you rejoin the GMF cohort for immersions in New York and Washington, DC. You conclude the program with a final semester at WHU, where you complete your master’s thesis and internship. Students will be allowed to complete this semester remotely, if needed.

WHU is widely recognized as a leader among research and teaching universities; is the only private university member of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the most prestigious research association in Germany; and has a network of more than 160 partner companies.

Student Life at WHU

Although WHU students face a demanding and tightly packed program of studies, student life is by no means neglected. Many students take the time to enrich their university life by engaging in one of countless student clubs. Be it sports, music, art, theater, the stock exchange, or social commitments, campus life offers something for everybody. The enthusiasm with which students pursue common goals and make dreams and ideas a reality is a manifestation of WHU spirit that is so highly valued by all university groups. Read more about studying at WHU.


For the sessions spent in Germany, WHU offers various furnished housing options ranging from a single room to an apartment. For information on housing options available for international students, visit the Housing Information website.

Career Services

The Career Center at WHU, ranked best worldwide in four consecutive Financial Times Master in Management rankings, will provide a full range of career development services, including workshops on job search skills and techniques as well as access to the alumni network and opportunities for students to meet employers.

Additionally, graduates will be eligible to work in Germany and have 18 months after graduation to find a job until their residence permit expires. Due to the freedom of movement within the EU, this also gives graduates access to most other countries of the EU.

During the summer semesters, students will be able to meet with a career advisor from Olin’s Weston Career Center.

Program Tuition and Fees

See Partners comparison chart for estimated 2018 tuition.

Tuition covers coursework, including immersion courses in New York City and Washington, DC. Additional costs covered only during WashU immersion courses include housing, some meals, transportation between New York and Washington, DC, and transportation back to St. Louis, Missouri.

Tuition does not include housing costs at either institution, textbooks, supplies, meal plans, or travel from your residential location to either of the campuses.

Health insurance is required but is not included with tuition for either WHU or WashU. Upon enrollment at WHU, your health insurance contract must be verified as sufficient to fulfill German requirements.