Accreditations & Rankings


The internationally recognized quality of our courses is important to us, which is why we have taken comprehensive steps to assure quality.


For the purposes of accreditation, we regularly have our University assessed according to the highest international quality standards by independent experts. We have been EQUIS-accredited since 2001 and AACSB-accredited since 2003, which makes us the first university in the German-speaking area to have gained the two most demanding international seals of quality for business schools.



In the global Financial Times Ranking, the Executive MBA HSG is currently ranked 46 out of the 100 best Executive MBA programmes in the world. In the Career Progress Rank, measuring students’ progress in their careers and customer satisfaction, the Executive MBA HSG was ranked 6th worldwide. Financial Times has ranked the University of St.Gallen 4th in its 2015 European Business Schools Ranking. Therefore, the University of St.Gallen ranks amongst the top ten out of 85 ranked European business schools.

Financial Times – Executive MBA Rankings 2016