About the University of St. Gallen
The University of St.Gallen is one of Europe`s leading business schools and receives consistently high rankings in leading business surveys. The University's proximity to the business world and its integrative view have characterized St.Gallen since its foundation. Today, the University of St.Gallen has one of the largest management faculties in Europe and provides a wide range of executive education programmes.

About the Executive MBA HSG: 
The Executive MBA HSG is aimed at senior executives who are motivated to accelerate their career by developing a holistic strategic vision and strong leadership skills. The EMBA HSG offers two types of programmes: EMBA HSG (German-speaking programme) and International EMBA HSG (English-speaking programme). They are both in a modular format, which allows you to continue directly apply everything you have learned in your organization. The curriculum combines breadth theory and practice, hard skills and soft skills.

Our unique Personal Development Programme (PDP) supports participants over the entire 18 months of the course by providing individual coaching sessions, a professional vitality check and a fitness and mentoring programmes. The aim of the PDP is to prepare the participants mentally and physically for their future leadership roles.

The HSG Alumni is the official association of former students at the University of St.Gallen, with over 28,000 members.

Executive MBA HSG (German-speaking Programme)
The Executive MBA HSG is one of the oldest and most successful Executive MBA programmes taught in German. Over a period of 18 months, the programme provides you with management expertise and opportunities for personal development. By solving case studies and exchanging with top executives, you will further strengthen your skills to add competitive value to your company. Most modules take place in St.Gallen.

International Executive MBA HSG (English-speaking programme)
The International Executive MBA HSG is one of the top English language Executive MBA programmes. The programme provides you with the skills and competences necessary for the management of a corporation able to navigate today's rapidly changing international markets. This programme consists of seven modules and lasts 18 months. Most modules take place in St.Gallen, one in Shanghai & Beijing and one in Los Angeles.

Programme Info

Type of Programme: 
Our programmes are General Management studies in a modular part-time format.

Accreditation:
EQUIS, AACSB

Ranking: 
Ranked 4th in the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking

Starting Dates:

  • Executive MBA HSG (German-speaking programme): March 16th, 2020 / September 14th, 2020
  • International Executive MBA HSG (English-speaking programme)::  August 10th, 2020

Duration of Programmes:

  • Executive MBA HSG: 18 months
  • International Executive MBA HSG: 18 months

Application Dates:

  • Executive MBA HSG:  February 16th, 2020 /  August 14th, 2020
  • International Executive MBA HSG: July 10th, 2020

Student Body

Average Age: 38 years

Average Work Experience: 14 years

Average Leadership Experience: 8 years

Women to Men Ratio: 24/76

Admission

Minimum work experience: 5 years
Required Managerial / Leadership work experience: at least 3 years
Language Fluency:

  • Executive MBA HSG: German
  • International Executive MBA HSG: English

University degree: Recognised undergraduate degree or equivalent
References: 2 plus

Application process:
Online Assessment required.
Case study and personal interview on campus in St. Gallen, Switzerland. 

Contacts

Address: University of St. Gallen
Holzstrasse 15, 9010 St. Gallen, Switzerland

Telephone:  Tel: +41 (0) 71 224 27 02
Website: emba.unisg.ch

Dean: Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok https://www.es.unisg.ch/en/people/winfried-ruigrok
Academic Director: Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger https://www.es.unisg.ch/en/people/karolin-frankenberger

Contact Admissions:
Julia Raatz (Recruitment Manager): julia.raatz@unisg.ch

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