Universität St.Gallen

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world rank  1227

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University Overview

Established in 1898, Universität St.Gallen (University of St. Gallen) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of St. Gallen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), St Gallen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität St.Gallen (HSG) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität St.Gallen (HSG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 122 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Université de Saint-Gall
Name University of St. Gallen
Acronym HSG
Founded 1898
Colours Green, white and black

University Location

Address Dufourstrasse 50
St. Gallen (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9000 St Gallen
T +41 (71) 224 2111
F +41 (71) 224 2816

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Dufourstrasse 50
St. Gallen 9000
+41 (71) 224 39 30

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universität St.Gallen's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS
  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology OPET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)
  • Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)
  • Partnership in International Management (PIM)
  • Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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