HSG Established: 1898

University of St Gallen

Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Founded in 1898, we have become a centre of excellence through our practice-oriented approach, international flair and integrative view of studies.

  • 7,500
    Total Students
  • 35%
    International Students
  • 13.1
    Students Per Staff
  • Yes
    Financial Aid


We are one of Europe’s leading business schools and are EQUIS and AACSB accredited. Founded more than a century ago as a “business academy”, the University of St. Gallen is focused on management, humanities, law, finance and political and social science, with a focus on practical education. In addition to five schools, the university has 29 affiliated research institutes, which although managed by academics, are run independently as businesses. This is where St. Gallen trains many of its junior research staff, allowing them to understand the professional world and be well placed to start spin-off companies.

The University of St.Gallen is an international place for thought leadership which widens horizons and forsters relations with a wide variety of countries and foreign cultures. The dialogue with students from more than 84 nations provides a wealth of international experience in St.Gallen. We encourage our students to enrich their education with international experience in specific ways, and offer a variety of options for this purpose.

When it comes to studying, the university offers a broad curriculum, and students must attend lectures in additional subjects such as history, sociology, psychology, business ethics and philosophy. The aim is to get students thinking critically, as well as give them the skills to deal with social and cultural challenges they encounter during their lives and careers.

Specialties: Business & Management, Law, Finance & Economics, International Affairs, and Executive Education

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • 55% Students
  • CHF 1,300 Domestic tuition fee (average per year*)
  • CHF 3,300 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • 45% Students

Programs / Degrees at University of St Gallen

Certificate Programmes – Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)

  • CAS-HSG Business Model Innovation
  • Management for the Legal Profession (CAS)
  • CAS in HR Value Creation
  • CAS HSG Digital Innovation and Business Transformation
  • CAS training for politics
  • VR Certificate course for the effective management and supervision of companies
  • Accelerating Global Growth
  • Renewable Energy Management (REM-HSG)
  • CAS criminal procedure law
  • Business Law for Managers (CAS)
  • Corporate Learning / Education Management
  • St.Gallen Leadership Certificate
  • Women Back to Business
  • Women Back to Business
  • CAS Compliance in Financial Services
  • Change & Innovation Management Program
  • Senior Management Program (CAS-HSG)
  • CAS sports management
  • CAS compliance management
  • Certified Global Negotiator
  • CAS HSG Transformation Defining & Silicon Valley Experience
  • CAS Human Resources: Law and Interviewing
  • St.Gallen Management Seminar for SMEs
  • CAS Occupational benefits
  • CAS Digital Insurance Transformation
  • Management Certificate (CAS-HSG)
  • Advanced Management Program
  • Strategy Certificate (CAS-HSG)
  • CAS HSG Sourcing Management
  • Management Certificate (CAS-HSG)
  • St.Gallen Cross- & Omni-Channel Management Seminar (CAS-certified)
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies in European and International Business Law
  • Finance and Controlling Certificate (CAS-HSG)
  • Leadership Development Program
  • CAS HSG Transformation Design & Shanghai Experience
  • CAS Intensive Study in Communication and Management
  • CAS sales management
  • St.Gallen Seminar for Systemic-Integrative Management in Health Care
  • CAS liability and insurance law
  • Digital Leadership and Transformation
  • CAS university didactics
  • St.Gallen Leadership Certificate
  • Course Internal Auditing
  • CAS HSG Transformation Guide
  • Asia Executive Certificate Program
  • CAS Leadership Conflict Management
  • CAS HSG Transformation Implementation
  • CAS Litigation - Civil Litigation
  • CAS Intensive study for purchasing managers
  • CAS HSG Banking Operations Management
  • CAS «Disposal / Recycling Manager»
  • CAS «RU manager»
  • CAS Intensive Study for Marketing Management
  • CAS Intensive study for marketing and customer management in the B2B business
  • Global Aviation Management

Master's Programmes – Master of Business Administration (MBA / EMBA / MAS)

  • Executive Master Business Law for Managers
  • Executive MBA HSG
  • Executive MBA HSG in Business Engineering
  • Executive Master of European and International Business Law
  • Executive MBA in Financial Services and Insurance
  • International Executive MBA HSG

Diploma Programmes – Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS)

  • Management for the Legal Profession (DAS)
  • HSG Diploma Program Insurance Management
  • Business Law for Managers (DAS)
  • Corporate Learning / Education Management
  • Further education diploma in business management (DAS-HSG)
  • Sustainable Business
  • Intensive study of SMEs
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • THE Marketing Executive HSG
  • THE Sales Manager HSG
  • Executive Diploma HSG IT Business Management

Academic Life

  • 33 : 67
    Female male ratio
  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • 1,000-1,499
  • Rural
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
  • Religious affiliation

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