Why St.Gallen?

University of St.Gallen – Your Partner for First-class Executive Education in Switzerland

At the University of St. Gallen (HSG), you can choose from one of the largest executive education portfolios in the German speaking region – the right programme for your needs and career objectives. The renowned quality and practical relevance of the learning experience convinces more than 6000 participants per year. The dedicated Executive Campus is conveniently located and easy to reach with only 1 hour from Zurich airport. Profit from an Executive Degree from St.Gallen, Switzerland’s best business school.

For high-quality teaching and executive training by top researchers

Our internationally renowned lecturers will shed light on the current research environment, teach you new methods and explain how these can be applied in your everyday work. Interdisciplinary thinking and the application of knowledge are the cornerstones of the University of St.Gallen’s executive education programmes. Our faculty comprises distinguished experts who are also coveted by SMEs, major companies, global corporations and public institutions.

Prof. Monika Bütler
Prof. Monika Bütler teaching at an executive seminar
Group Work Situation
Group Work in Leadership Training

For skilled managers

Our executive education programmes are grounded in topics that are relevant to your day-to-day business, enhance your skillset and hone your professional profile. They will equip you with the tools and methods you need to shape the future as a knowledgeable, confident manager. The University of St.Gallen’s executive education courses offer maximum flexibility, so there is no need for you to compromise on your existing business responsibilities. Many of St. Gallen's alumni have top positions in Swiss, European and international companies. They often come back to our university to share their experiences with students and executive participants alike. 

For Lifelong Learning

We offer highly specialised executive education programmes that are tailored to your professional needs. Whether you are a generalist or specialist, your newly acquired expertise will allow you to respond to business challenges using a future-oriented approach that draws on the latest research. Our wide selection of executive education offerings includes Executive MBA programmes and CAS courses, as well as short seminars, conferences and lectures. The University of St.Gallen’s executive education programmes will ensure you are prepared to tackle existing and future career challenges, while systematically enhancing your current skillset. The long lasting relationships and network you build during your experience at HSG will last a lifetime and continue to inspire you after graduation.

Lifelong Learning in St.Gallen
Panel Guest at St.Gallen Symposium
Panel Guest at St.Gallen Symposium

For international collaborations

With students from over 80 countries and strong links with 190 partner universities, the University of St.Gallen offers a wealth of options for both personal and professional development. The programmes will also help you to broaden your network and become part of a committed community. Our close ties with a range of companies and institutions ensure you will benefit from collaboration projects that are both deeply rooted in practice and certain to advance your career.

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