image description

University of St. Gallen

Founded in 1898, the University of St.Gallen (HSG) is Switzerland’s leading business university, and consistently ranks among the top European business schools. In 2020, it ranked seventh in the Financial Times European Business School Ranking and its Strategy and International Management (SIM-HSG) programme was No. 1 in the world among master’s programs for the tenth straight year.

The university, which offers bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees, also is internationally recognized for the excellence of its integrative education on the highest academic level through EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accreditation. Its focus on international, integrative and practical programmes in business administration, economics, law, social sciences and international affairs attracts a diverse and a motivated student body of 9,000 students from 90 countries. The university also hosts 42 institutes, research units and centres that are managed independently as businesses. They augment its programs with education and research based on real-world conditions, and train institute staff at the interface between academia and the professional world. A public university of the Canton of St.Gallen, HSG also offers comprehensive, world-class, executive-education programmes for more than 6,000 participants annually.


  • Accounting
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management

Other Disciplines:

  • Business Engineering
  • Business Innovation
  • Management, Organisation, and Culture


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Out of State/Region Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Out of Country Tuition & Fees *

Undergraduate (per year):


Full-Time MBA (2 years):


Student Enrollments

Full-Time Undergraduate:


Part-Time Undergraduate:


Full-Time Masters:


Part-Time Masters:


Full-Time Doctorate:


Part-Time Doctorate:


* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 01, 2021.