HSG (University of St. Gallen)

Year Founded: 1898
Average GMAT: 634
City: St. Gallen
Country: Switzerland

About #

Founded in 1898, HSG has become a centre of excellence through their practice-oriented approach, international flair and integrative view of studies. It was founded as a business academy in 1898 – in the heyday of the St.Gallen embroidery industry and is nowadays a School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, International Affairs and Computer Science. Today, they are one of Europe’s leading business schools and are EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accredited. 

Featured Professors #

Johannes Binswanger

Johannes Binswanger is a Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at University of St. Gallen. His main focuses include macroeconomics, microeconomics, fundamental uncertainty, belief formation, learning behavior, data science, and machine learning. Binswanger’s teaching activities are Economics for Managers (Executive MBA), Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence for Managers (Executive MBA), and Workshop in Data Science Fundamentals (Bachelor). 

Rankings #

#64 Financial Time 2021 Global MBA Ranking

#57 QS Global MBA Rankings 2021

MBA Program Brief Overview #

St. Gallen’s MBA programme focuses on two key management skills: problem-solving and communication. This is supported by career development courses, corporate interactions and career advisory dedicated exclusively to the MBA. Their location in German-speaking Switzerland brings you in contact with over 70 firms per year.

Year One Description #

The duration of the MBA program is 1 year (3 semesters), which consists of Core Phase (September, October, November, December), Core Phase & Integration Phase (January), Learning Assessment Week & Industry Insights (February), Elective Phase (March, April, May), and Project Phase (June, July, August). 

GMAT/GRE Stats #

Class of: 2019

Average GMAT: 721

Average GRE: 167

Unique Aspects #

200 Partner Universities

Students have the option to gain a double degree in cooperation with other universities or to spend an exchange term abroad.

Numerous Further Education Options

HSG offers a range of further education options such as postgraduate training, seminars, courses and in-house seminars.

Institutes and Research Centres  

HSG’s 42 institutes, research institutes and centers are their hallmark: the mostly autonomously organized institutes finance themselves to a large degree but are closely linked to the university. The institutes are active in research, consulting and further education.

Costs #

International: $6,708

Nationals: $3,085

Extra Expenses (i.e. transportation/food) : $1,368-$2,484 / month (Cost of living)

Class Profile #

Class of: 2021

Program Length: 1 year

Average Age: 30

Women: 33%

International students: 56%

Countries Represented: 30

Average Work Experience: 6 years

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