University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs

Introduction
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The University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, was founded as a “Business Academy” in 1898 – in the heyday of St.Gallen embroidery – and offered its first lectures in 1899. The HSG continues to pursue the goal of providing its more than 8,300 students with a practice-oriented education, guided by an integrative view of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs.

With success: the University of St.Gallen has constantly been ranked among the top business schools in Europe. The Master's Programme in Strategy and International Management is ranked 1st worldwide in the Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking. The Master in Banking and Finance is ranked 10th in the FT Masters in Finance Ranking. Accreditations by EQUIS and AACSB International underline our commitment to a holistic curriculum that meets the highest academic standards. We aim to develop students both in professional and personal terms by providing them with an education along humanist lines.

The HSG is a bilingual university (German/English).

Bachelor's Level:

· Business Administration (Eng/Ger)

· Economics (Eng/Ger)

· International Affairs (Eng/Ger)

· Law (Ger)

· Law and Economics (Ger)

Master's Programmes:

· Business Innovation (Ger)

· Marketing, Services and Communicatoin Management (Eng/Ger)

· Accounting and Finance (Eng/Ger)

· Strategy and International Management (Eng)

· Business Management (Ger)

· Management, Organization Studies and Cultural Theory (Ger)

· Banking and Finance (Eng)

· Economics (Eng/Ger)

· Quantitative Economics and Finance (Eng)

· International Affairs and Governance (Eng/Ger)

· International Law (Eng)

· Law (Ger)

· Law and Economics (Ger)

Ph.D. Programmes:

· Management (several areas of specialisation) (Eng/Ger)

· Finance (Eng)

· Economics and Finance (Eng)

· International Affairs and Political Economy (Eng/Ger)

· Law (Ger)

· Organization Studies and Cultural Theory (Eng/Ger)

The HSG is linked up with approx. 200 partner universities worldwide and offers Exchange and Double Degree Programmes. At the same time, we are part of the CEMS, PIM and APSIA networks. 34% of students come from foreign countries, from a total of 87 nations worldwide.

The HSG is Switzerland’s business university with the strongest placement results. Graduates may expect top-level starting salaries and the University’s Career & Corporate Services supports them upon their entry into the labour market. The HSG Alumni association consists of about 25,000 members in around 174 clubs on 5 continents.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master's Programme in Marketing, Services and Communication Management

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Marketing, Services and Communication Management (MSC) consists of a unique combination of basic managerial disciplines and the markets and business models of relevant industries. With this concept, the MSC exceeds classical notions of marketing. [+]

Objectives:

Customer value – the goal of sustainable corporate management

In a globalised world, sustainable corporate value can only be created through convincing products and services for customers, who are the focus of attention. Marketing along these lines concentrates on achieving the highest possible customer focus with the products and services. This integrative view, which transcends classical marketing, is what the Master’s Programme in Marketing, Services and Communication Management (MSC) is committed to: the programme combines all management disciplines that take their bearings from customers and unites them with the markets and business models of topical industries. ... [-]


Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin)

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. [+]

Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) Why MAccFin The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. Objectives The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) prepares you for responsible activities in the field of financial corporate management. No matter whether you look at it from the perspective of a consultant, a controller, an auditor or a banker: You analyse an organisation’s sustainable financial and earning power and issue recommendations for further development; You deal with the requirements imposed by the capital market and the regulators; You create M&A processes; You conduct a value-oriented assessment of the profitability of customers, distribution channels and brands, as well as drawing up alternative action scenarios; You conduct management performance assessments and create incentive-compatible management instruments. Financial management thus includes a systematic and reliable record of corporate performance, as well as reporting for the attention of investors and other stakeholders. Student profile Would you like to guide a company’s future development with sustainable success? Would you like to underpin its strategic growth opportunities with key figures and thus hone your arguments? Then you fit our target group excellently. As a MAccFin student, you have a great... [-]

Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master of Arts Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) of the University of St.Gallen is one of the leading banking and finance programmes in Switzerland. [+]

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. It ranked 10th in the Financial Times Ranking 2017.

In the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods, the programme offers high-quality education in both theory and application. It is designed to train our students in the critical reflection of various concepts and approaches prevailing in financial theory and practice.

 

Educational goals

The programme’s educational goals encompass three dimensions:

1. Functional dimension... [-]


Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students seeking a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations, and international agencies. [+]

The Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and are skilled at integrating the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic, and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a result-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors.

 

Curriculum

The MIA programme is based on a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates the diverse perspectives constitutive of economics, political science, business administration and law.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance and quantitative methods. Students can choose to specialise in either Economics or Finance, or a combination of both. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance, and quantitative methods. Apart from a common set of core courses, you select from a larger menu of optional courses to specialise in economics, finance or a combination of both.

 

Your head start

The unique feature of the MiQE/F is the combination of comprehensive economic and finance theory with quantitative empirical methods to analyse and solve challenging practical problems in economics, finance and the private sector. Being equipped with rigorous statistical and econometric methods and an expert knowledge of economics and finance, you will be uniquely positioned on the job market to successfully compete for the most challenging career opportunities in science, the private sector and national and international policy institutions. Curriculum... [-]

Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers. The SIM offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. [+]

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers, entrepreneurs or business consultants. The programme offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. The aspiration to act independently of all interests and the commitment to upholding high ethical and academic standards serve as the basis of the SIM.

This approach earned the SIM 1st place in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2011- 2016!... [-]


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University of St. Gallen

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Website http://www.unisg.ch/
Phone +41 71 224 21 11