University of St.Gallen (HSG)

Dufourstrasse 50, St. Gallen

  • #=459 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 8,738Total Students
  • 444Faculty
  • 2,390Int'l Students

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Internationality, practical relevance and an integrative view have characterised education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) ever since it was established in 1898. Today, we educate more than 9,000 students in Business Administration, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, International Affairs and Computer Science. With success: according to the current rankings, the HSG is among Europe’s leading business universities. The Financial Times in its 2020 ranking of European business Schools recognised the University of St.Gallen as one of the best in Europe, raising it up to seventh position. The HSG has the distinction of being both the leading business university in Switzerland and in the German-speaking region. Our integrative education to high academic standards has earned us the EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accreditations by way of international seals of approval. Our students, too, appreciate the HSG: about 90 per cent of graduates would again opt for the HSG.

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 80 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.

For more information, visit our website (http://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/aktuelles-zum-studium) or one of our Open Days (https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/informationsangebote/informationstage)

Open Day for secondary school graduates:

  • 04 March 2021 (virtual)


Master's Open Day:

  • 01 March 2021 (virtual)

About

Internationality, practical relevance and an integrative view have characterised education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) ever since it was established in 1898. Today, we educate more than 9,000 students in Business Administration, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, International Affairs and Computer Science. With success: according to the current rankings, the HSG is among Europe’s leading business universities. The Financial Times in its 2020 ranking of European business Schools recognised the University of St.Gallen as one of the best in Europe, raising it up to seventh position. The HSG has the distinction of being both the leading business university in Switzerland and in the German-speaking region. Our integrative education to high academic standards has earned us the EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA accreditations by way of international seals of approval. Our students, too, appreciate the HSG: about 90 per cent of graduates would again opt for the HSG.

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 80 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.

For more information, visit our website (http://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/aktuelles-zum-studium) or one of our Open Days (https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/informationsangebote/informationstage)

Open Day for secondary school graduates:

  • 04 March 2021 (virtual)


Master's Open Day:

  • 01 March 2021 (virtual)

Available programs

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #=393
  • 2014
    #411-420
  • 2015
    #421-430
  • 2016
    #=329
  • 2017
    #=288
  • 2018
    #372
  • 2019
    #375
  • 2020
    #=398
  • 2021
    #=428
  • 2022
    #=459

Ranking criteria

25.5
Overall
9.2
Academic Reputation
50.6
Employer Reputation
6.3
Faculty Student Ratio
32.1
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
78.5
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
8,738

44%
56%

International students
2,390

55%
45%

Total faculty staff
444

240
204

Total students
8,738

44%
56%

International students
2,390

55%
45%

Total faculty staff
444

204
240
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Scholarships

Yes
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Campus locations

University of St.Gallen (HSG),

Dufourstrasse 50 , St. Gallen , Switzerland , 9000

English language requirements