Weeks per Term
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Languages of Instruction*
This university is located in Vallendar, Germany. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
The course takes place on the attractive campus of the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, located just outside of Koblenz in the valley of the Rhine River.
WHU was founded in 1984 at the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Koblenz. After more than 25 years, it is not only counted among the best and most respected centers of business education in Germany, but it also enjoys an excellent reputation internationally. In the Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking published in 2011, the MSc Program of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management was awarded sixth place in the international ranking and was the highest ranked of any German program.
Student's housing is set up through the university.
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
In the summer the WHU European MBA Summer Institute offers two sessions of a two-week course on “The Changing Environment for International Business in Europe” for MBA students of WHU’s partner universities. The program is an alternative to an exchange semester and offers a targeted and compact insight on international business in Europe.
Courses are taught in English.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
Students will earn 4 GT credits after completing this two week program.
ECTS = GT
A = A
B = A
C = B
D = C
E = D
F = F
GERMAN GRADE = GT
1.0/1.3 = A
1.7/2.0/2.3 = A
2.7/3.0 = B
3.3/3.7 = C
4.0 = D
5.0 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.