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Challenge Yourself with Our Executive MBA Program

At Kellogg-WHU, we choose the candidates from a variety of academic backgrounds and industries, all of whom are experts in their respective fields. We are looking for potential candidates eager to contribute to and benefit from this diversity. Our students are successful professionals who have strong leadership and managerial experience, are looking to further increase their knowledge, and to grow their network globally.

Involving alumni in the admissions process ensures we maintain the high quality and diversity of each class, ensuring your Kellogg-WHU experience will be as rich as possible.

Admissions Requirements

  • Minimum of eight years post-graduate work experience
  • Substantial management experience
  • First academic degree
  • Fully employed / Self-employed

Admissions Process

A personal conversation is all it takes to complete the first step. We will contact you to provide individual feedback on your credentials and to discuss the next steps and answer your questions.

Schedule a call

After speaking with you and confirming that you are qualified to apply, you will then need to submit your full application via email. The documents required include:

  • Completed application form. The application form can be found here.
  • Most recent CV / resume
  • Two letters of recommendation. The letter of recommendation template can be found here.
  • Copies of your last degree transcript and diploma (bring originals to the interviews)
  • The €200 application fee, payable prior to the interviews
  • Proof of English Proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS) when necessary

Submit application documents via email 

Upon review of your application, we will invite qualified candidates to one of our regular Admissions Days on campus.  

At each of our Admissions Days, you can carry out your admissions interviews, which consist of two interview rounds and one group discussion. Our Kellogg-WHU alumni, senior staff, and faculty members lead all interviews. The days also offer the opportunity to participate in an EMBA class with current students, receive a campus tour, and network with current students, faculty and staff.

Within two weeks of your interview, our Admissions Board will inform you via email about their decision.

Upon acceptance and receipt of all documents required, we will finalize and send you your study contract and start your enrollment process.

Beate Allar

Senior Admissions Manager

Nina Besselink

Marketing & Admissions Manager

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Dates and Deadlines

Program Start Date

mid-September 2018

Early Bird Deadline

Applications completed by May 31 of the intended year of study will be entitled to a € 3,000 early-bird discount.

 Final Application Deadline

July 31, 2018

Upcoming Admissions Days

Check out all our admission events

Submit your application

Upload a copy of your CV below, and a member of our experienced admissions team will contact you directly with personal feedback.

Submit application documents via email

Tuition Fees

The tuition fee for the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Program (2019 - 2021) is €89,000.
This fee includes teaching fees for the entire duration of the program, all books and course materials, all meals during class days, accommodation during all required global electives and Global Network Weeks at the Kellogg School of Management, use of school facilities and all leadership development workshops and required business coaching sessions.
A non-refundable application fee of €200 must also accompany your application.

Financing Options

Pursuing the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA is a substantial investment, not only in terms of time and energy, but also financially. We’re committed to helping you explore and evaluate the different financing options to make this investment in your future.

All accepted EMBA students have the opportunity to apply for the WHU Brain Capital funding option, which finances up to 100% of EMBA tuition fees. In return, EMBA students must make a commitment to reimburse the loan in its entirety over a certain period of time depending on each individual’s income level following graduation.

More information

Convincing your employer can seem like an uphill task but we would like to assist you. Based on our experiences with previous students, we have compiled a document that can get you started.

Get in touch with our Admissions team to learn more and receive our employer business cases.

Request Employer Business Case


The scholarships for the intake in mid-September 2019 will be announced in fall 2018.