From Insight
to Impact

From Insight
to Impact

Executive MBA HSG – the post graduate degree in General Management for high-potential executives

 

Management training with an
international reputation

The Executive MBA HSG of the University of St.Gallen is the oldest and most successful postgraduate general management degree programme in the German-speaking world. For over 30 years, international executives have been placing their trust in the expertise and experience of central Europe’s largest business administration faculty. The part-time Executive MBA at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) aims to give students the capabilities needed to tackle challenging managerial positions in a wide range of industries and market environments. The University has certainly achieved its goal: the Financial Times ranks HSG’s School of Management as one of Europe’s top four business schools. Its extensive alumni community of over 20,000 graduates is one of the most active and influential business networks in the world.

The ideal platform for you to take your career to the next level, broaden your horizons and drive forward your organization with fresh new insights. Apply for one of the Executive MBA Programmes today.

Details of the programme
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EMBA HSG Personal Development Program & Vitality Check

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Elective Course: Sustainability Week

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Executive MBA HSG Alumni Event: Fiierabig-Veranstaltung

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Executive MBA HSG Strategy Course: Case Challenge

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Executive MBA Graduation Ceremony

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Training with added value

   

Module blocks lasting between one and two weeks

No classes between
modules

Scope for
networking

Opportunities
to specialise

     

Course structure promotes effective learning

Practical content

Thesis with a
practical focus

Personal development
and coaching

One Executive MBA – two paths to success

The University of St.Gallen (HSG) offers the Executive MBA HSG programmes in two formats. In addition to the German-speaking Executive MBA HSG programme, which takes place mainly in St.Gallen, HSG also offers the International Executive MBA HSG, which is taught in English with an international focus.

Executive MBA
Language German
Location
  • Abroad
  • St.Gallen
12*
Core Courses
+
4*
Elective Courses
85 days On campus 15 days Self-study + Thesis
18 months
CHF 67,000
Further details
Executive MBA
  • Abroad
  • St.Gallen

The EMBA HSG is the number one German-language postgraduate business programme. EMBA students work in a range of industries and are predominantly based in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany and Austria. The programme is taught primarily at HSG’s Executive Campus. Programme graduates are among central Europe’s most sought-after executives.

International Executive MBA
Language English
Location
  • St.Gallen
  • Shanghai
  • Los Angeles
  • Beijing
11*
Core Courses
+
3*
Elective Courses
70 days On campus 20 days Self-study + Thesis
18 months
CHF 76,000
Further details
International Executive MBA
  • St.Gallen
  • Shanghai
  • Los Angeles
  • Beijing

The IEMBA, the international version of the EMBA, looks beyond regional markets, with a strong focus on the acquisition of international management skills. Contact time is split between St.Gallen, Los Angeles in the USA and Shanghai and Beijing in China. Graduates are ideally placed to succeed in a constantly evolving international environment.

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Use our online form to apply for one of our EMBA programmes.
Here you will find further information on Application Process, Requirements, Deadlines and Scholarships.

Programme

The University of St.Gallen offers its Executive MBA in two formats. In addition to the German-speaking programme, which takes place mainly in St.Gallen, HSG also offers the International Executive MBA, which is a programme in English with an international focus.

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Start of programme
Duration: 18 months
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Core Course
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Elective Course
Thesis
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Graduation

I am convinced that the general topic of economics is underestimated in its importance for management!

Dr. Josef Ackermann
President of the Board of Directors, Bank of Cyprus

Student profile

Function
53% Head of Department
13% Director
13% Project Leader
9% Board of Directors
6% Team Leader
2% Owner/Partner
2% CEO
2% Other
Education Field
30%
Engineering
26%
Business Administration
21%
Economics
4%
Humanities & Social
4%
Law
4%
Medicine
4%
Natural Science
6%
Other
Job Area
22% General Management
13% Sales
9% Business Administration
4% Accounting
4% Controlling/Quality
4% Engineering
4% Information Technology
2% Corporate Finance
2% Legal
2% Marketing & Communication
2% Operations
2% Strategy
2% Supply Chain
26% Other
Origin
36% Switzerland
20% Germany
6% Italy
4% Belgium
4% Brasil
4% Bulgaria
4% Denmark
4% India
4% Russia
2% Austria
2% France
2% Greece
2% Kenya
2% Syria
2% Sweden
2% Ukraine
Company size
62% Large company
23% Medium-sized company
15% Small company
Education Level
47% Master
28% Bachelor
11% PhD
15% Other
Gender
72%
Male
28%
Female
The student data stem form August 2016

The perfect environment for successful learning

The campus facility is situated on the Executive Campus – a perfect place to study. Set in a quiet location and surrounded by beautiful countryside, students have access to the latest facilities, spacious lecture theatres and seminar rooms as well as comfortable quiet areas that facilitate rapid learning progress. The Executive Campus’s on-site hotel provides international students with comfortable overnight accommodation.

Become part of an exclusive network

HSG graduates are members of an extensive global network of over 28,000 alumni, who have access to an interactive online database with the contact details, employer information and career status of all alumni. The 2,200-plus Executive MBA graduates also benefit from first-class professional development events. HSG’s alumni network is regarded as one of the largest, most active and most influential business networks in Europe.

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Apply now

Use our online form to apply for one of our EMBA programmes.
Here you will find further information on Application Process, Requirements, Deadlines and Scholarships.

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