Strategy and International Management (SIM), M.A. | University of St. Gallen (HSG) | Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
M.A. On Campus

Strategy and International Management (SIM)

18 months
6824 EUR/year
2930 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


You will learn in a collaborative environment that fosters both effective teamwork and individual leadership. In addition to providing excellent management skills, the Strategy and International Management (SIM) programme at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) helps you understand, develop and enhance your leadership style through various projects as well as seminars and individual coaching. 


At the Strategy and International Management (SIM) programme at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) you will be enabled to create and develop a purposeful career journey and unleash your full potential. 

As a SIM graduate, you will be optimally equipped for filling top positions in management, consulting, financial services or entrepreneurship. It is common for students to have a few offers to choose from before graduation, with top average starting salaries.

Career Outlook 

During the programme you will be encouraged to unleash your full potential and define the career path you were destined for. The different aspects of the SIM curriculum, as well as the exclusive career enhancing initiatives,  will enable you to create your own purposeful career journey.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Research in Management
  • Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
  • Organisational Behaviour and Change
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Innovation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

If you have one of the following degrees, then you can apply directly for the Master's program:

  • University Bachelor's degree in a similar subject
  • A degree is considered to be similar if at least 30 ECTS credit points have been awarded in law subjects.
  • Consecutive university Master's degree
  • Bachelor's and Master's Degree programs must have been completed in the same discipline (consecutively) and amount to at least 270 ECTS credit points together. You must provide evidence that you have taken 30 ECTS credit points in law subjects over the entire course.
The following criteria will be assessed in the selection process:
  • average grade
  • study qualification test (optional)
  • university and curriculum of the degree program
  • extracurricular activities an
  • written and an oral examination before being admitted
  • intercultural mobility
  • letter of motivation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6824 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3412 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    2930 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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