General Management, Master | University of St. Gallen (HSG) | Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
18 months
6812 EUR/year
2924 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of General Management at University of St. Gallen (HSG) is one of the leading international Master in Management programs. The MUG focuses primarily on intense bonding of the theory and practice, and offers a broad curriculum with plenty of practical experience.



You're fascinated by strategic management and innovation challenges. You are looking for a varied master education where you can prove your skills in numerous practical projects with international corporations. Look no further – the MUG in General Management offers you all that at University of St. Gallen (HSG).

Our students are professionally supervised and supported in their career planning process throughout their studies at the University of St. Gallen. To provide advisory support to the MUG students, a team of experienced coaches and career advisors focuses on a broad know-​how of a wide variety of branches and sectors. Whether it is domestic or foreign private industry, public sector or international corporations, the Career & Corporate Services team has an answer to all of our students’ questions.

Owing it to numerous diplomas awarded each year, the MUG has an extensive network with heterogeneous member and alumni base. Because of the broad range of expertise our students acquire during their studies and their high-​quality education they experience, today some of the earlier MUG graduates already occupy executive positions at global corporations worldwide. Our network encompasses CEOs, CFOs, Partners and other senior executives. They mainly work for international consumer goods corporations, in consulting or financial sector. By completing the MUG, you will automatically become part of this exciting community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management Inovation
  • Management and Ethics
  • Leading for Excellence
  • Corporate Sustainability Management
  • Strategy Simulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Enrolment Window: 01.October - 31. March


English, German




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

    6812 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3406 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1462 EUR per semester during 18 months.

CHF 1,429 / semester - national CHF 3,329 / semester - 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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