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Accounting and Finance (MAccFin)

University of St. Gallen (HSG)

18 months
6180 EUR/year
2652 EUR/year
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The Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) programme at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective - for your future in consulting, executive management, Investment Banking, or auditing. 


The Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) programme at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)  is characterized by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start.

Career Outlook 

As a MAccFin graduate, you will not only have the necessary theoretical foundation but also be conversant with practice-oriented project work, positioning and opinion-leadership, as well as being involved in the production of solutions and decisions.

With education, students are not only armored with the necessary theoretical foundations, instead, they also have experience in practical Project work and constitution of Solutions and decisions.

As a jump start for their careers, graduates oftentimes decide for the first step in a management consulting company, for auditing, or for a junior position in the finance department of an international company. With this start, they repeatedly increase duties, competencies, responsibilities, projects as well as leadership within a short time. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Auditing
  • Financial Regulation and Risk Management
  • Theory of Risk and Insurance
  • Audit Committee Essentials
  • International Financial Statement Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a major at least partly similar to Business administration awarded by a Swiss university;
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (similar major) from a Swiss university of applied sciences with a minimum average grade of 5.00 in the degree certificate;
  • consecutive Master's degree from a Swiss university in another discipline.Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes must have been completed in the same discipline (consecutively) and amount to at least 270 ECTS credits points together.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6180 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3090 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2652 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1326 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Tuition Fee

  • CHF 1429 - National
  • CHF 3329 - International

Living costs for St. Gallen

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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