The 2-year programme allows participants to remain in full-time employment while undertaking an MBA education. A maximum of 50 places are available on the programme each year. The programme is clear in its objectives, precise in its delivery, and consistently effective in progressing participants' capabilities; from the acquisition of general management knowledge, through exploration and enhancement of participants' leadership competencies, and definition of their areas of expertise, to the ultimate goal of significant impact and advancement in their current workplace. The part-time MBA is delivered in 73 on-campus days divided in monthly modules of 4 days (Wednesday-Saturday). Modules will take place in St.Gallen and Zurich with additional modules in across major European cities and business hubs. The staff are of the highest academic calibre, comprised of University of St.Gallen professors, as well as distinguished professors from other competitive business schools, with professional experience in a variety of organisations. They combine pedagogical excellence, experience in helping senior executives to think in new ways, knowledge of the latest trends, and pragmatism in applying knowledge and methodology to real situations.
Master of Business Administration
Young professionals with minimum 2 years work experience, but 4 or more years of experience preferred.
1. Bachelor's Degree
You are required to hold a degree from a recognised university or accepted institution of higher education. Please contact a member of our Talent Acquisition Team for more information on whether your degree is from a recognised university.
2. GMAT, GRE, Admissions Test and Test Waivers
Applicants for the Part-time MBA programme are required to demonstrate their numerical, grammatical and critical thinking abilities. This can be done in one of the following three ways:
a. Submit a competitive GMAT or GRE score no older than five years (no minimum score)
b. Complete our MBA admissions test with a minimum score of 80%
c. Hold one or more of the following qualifications: PhD, CFA Level 2, CPA, or a similar qualification assessed on a case-by-case basis
Please feel free to contact a member of our Talent Acquisition Team to learn more about your options. If you plan to take the GMAT, but haven't yet, you can also contact them for more information about our GMAT preparation courses in Zurich.
To submit a GMAT or GRE score, please use the following school codes for the University of St.Gallen MBA:
3. Fluency in English
Evidence of English fluency must be provided in order to gain acceptance to our programmes, as all coursework, lectures, guest speaking events and academic material is conducted in English. If you have completed another degree in English, this would be considered. For evidence via language proficiency testing, we accept TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate and PTE Academic.
Institution Code TOEFL: 0198
4. Work Experience
A minimum of two years full-time post-Bachelor degree work experience is required, with at least four years of work experience recommended.
5. Speak with our Talent Acquisition Team
Before submitting your application, we strongly encourage you to contact a member of our Talent Acquisition Team to learn more about whether our programme matches your MBA goals.
Executive education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), one of Europe's leading business universities, provides you with an optimal preparation for the future. The University of St.Gallen is more than just an educational institution; it is a place of inspiration that stimulates you to think. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge that is of great practical relvance, and gain valuable insights. This will enable you to make an important contribution to social and economic progress and to your own personal development. "From insight to impact" is not just our message; it is a promise against which we can be measured.