1. Tradition of Excellence

As the first Executive MBA program in German-speaking Europe, we have been successfully training the next generation of executives at the highest level since 1987 and celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2012. As such, our program has earned the respect of leading companies and executives. By introducing a new International EMBA HSG degree in 2013, we build upon education of the highest level of quality with a long and successful tradition.


2. World Class Faculty

With over 90 professors, the University of St.Gallen has the largest management faculty to be found in Switzerland and Germany. Our faculty are world-renowned for their research, unique practical orientation and teaching. They offer first-hand knowledge of the current trends in management. Together with our faculty, our program will assist you with the development of novel concepts and solutions for your business.


3. Holistic and integrative study approach

Since the publication of the St.Gallen Management model in the nineteen sixties, the University of St.Gallen stands for a holistic and integrative approach to teaching. In volatile economic times with constant change and increasing competitive pressure, this study approach becomes more important than ever. This is why you will experience an integrative and solution oriented view on general management during your EMBA HSG studies. 


4. Accreditations

For its holistic education on the highest academic level, the University of St.Gallen received the European EQUIS- as well as the North American AACSB-Accreditation. As such, the University of St.Gallen was the first university in German-speaking Europe to hold both leading international seals of quality. 

5. Rankings

In the global Financial Times Ranking, the EMBA HSG is currently ranked 56 out of the 100 best EMBA programs in the world. In the Career Progress Rank and Aims Achieved Rank, measuring students' progress in their careers and customer satisfaction, the Executive MBA HSG was ranked 11th and 12th respectively worldwide. FT 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 80 ranked European business schools.


6. Worldwide Alumni Network

With 19,000 HSG and 1,800 EMBA alumni, the University of St.Gallen has one of the largest, most active, and most influential business networks in Switzerland and in Europe. The success of our alumni is best demonstrated by studies showing that every fourth member of top management teams in Swiss firms was educated at the University of St.Gallen.