One EMBA - Three Programmes

Executive MBA HSG - University of St.Gallen
Brazil, Switzerland, China, South Africa, UAE
European EMBA

The Executive MBA HSG (German speaking)
The Executive MBA HSG is the oldest and most successful Executive MBA programme taught in German language. Over a period of 18 months, the programme provides you with management expertise and opportunities for personal development. By solving case studies and exchanging with top executives, you will further strengthen your skills to add competitive value to your company. Almost all modules take place in St.Gallen.

The International Executive MBA HSG (English speaking)
The International Executive MBA HSG is one of the top English language Executive MBA programmes. The programme provides you with the skills and competences necessary for the management of a corporation to persist in today's rapidly changing international markets. This programme consists of seven modules and lasts 18 months. Most modules take place in St.Gallen, one in Cape Town and one in Dubai.

The Global Executive MBA HSG (English speaking)
The Global Executive MBA HSG is a new Executive MBA programme. It allows you to experience how the tools of general management are used to establish economic success in a global environment, by receiving first-hand information from several economic hot-spots of today. The programme lasts 18 months and consist of seven, two-week modules that take place in St.Gallen, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Shanghai, Los Angeles and Dubai.

Programme Info

Type of Programme: 
All 3 of our programmes are General Management studies in a modular part-time layout.


Ranked 4th place at the Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking

Starting Dates:

  • Executive MBA HSG: 06 March 2017 / 18 September 2017
  • International Executive MBA HSG: 07 August 2017
  • Global Executive MBA HSG: 07 August 2017

Duration of Programmes:

  • Executive MBA HSG:18 months
  • International Executive MBA HSG: 18 months
  • Global Executive MBA HSG: 18 months

Application Deadlines:

  • Executive MBA HSG: 06 February 2017 / 18 August 2017
  • International Executive MBA HSG: 07 July 2017
  • Global Executive MBA HSG: 07 July 2017

Student Body

Average Age: 38 years

Average Work Experience: 14 years

Average Leadership Experience: 8 years

Women to Men Ratio: 20/80


Minimum work experience: 5 years
Required Managerial / Leadership work experience: at least 3 years
Language Fluency:

  • Executive MBA HSG: German
  • International Executive MBA HSG: English
  • Global Executive MBA HSG: English

University degree: Recognized undergraduate degree or equivalent
References: 2


• Executive MBA HSG:
Online Assessment required

• International Executive MBA HSG: 
Case study and personal interview in St. Gallen

• Global Executive MBA HSG: 
Case study and personal interview in St. Gallen



Worldwide Alumni Network

With 20,000 HSG and 2,000 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. In this network, you will find executives of different nationalities and with diverse industry profiles. We are happy to have an alumni contact you to help you get your specific questions on course content, faculty, admissions and ROI answered.
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Address:   University of St. Gallen
Holzstrasse 15, 9010 St. Gallen, Switzerland
Telephone:  Tel: +41 (0) 71 224 27 04
Dean: Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok
Academic Director: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jenewein
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