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of St. gallen

St.Gallen, Switzerland

HSG promotes a collaborative approach in an open and friendly atmosphere, facilitating a respectful and trustful cooperation between both students and the teaching and administrative staff. HSG’s comprehensive way of viewing problems leads to future-oriented and integrative solutions. HSG is innovative and fair in how it treats other people. Together and through strong commitment, it attains the goals that we set for itself. HSG's level of proficiency is primarily shown in reliable and meaningful solutions, which are highly effective.


Tellstrass 2 Office 58-316, St.Gallen, Switzerland


student feedback




  • Previous students rated the university a 5 out of 5 

  • Previous students rated the courses difficulty to be high compared to Nova.

  • Previous students rated the Business Project difficulty to be high. 

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Interesting, engaged professors

  • Felix (Fall 2019): Really great classes with a lot of access to great speakers and professors.



  • Previous students rated the workload to be very demanding.

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Medium-high

  • Felix (Fall 2019): Workload is high and quite competitive but not so much more than Nova.



  • Previous students rated the city life to be amazing.

  • Previous students rated the nightlife to be good.

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Chill, very cute city. Many students

  • Felix (Fall 2019): St. Gallen is quite a boring and small city. There's loads of outdoor things to do though and CEMS club is super active in organizing many cool events.



  • Previous students said the CEMS cohort had around 60 students. 

  • Previous students rated the CEMS community to be amazing.

  • Previous students rated the CEMS Office to be good.

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Amazing! Engaged cohort. 2 - 3 events per week

  • Felix (Fall 2019): CEMS life is very good as the club is super active and organizes many cool events.



  • Previous students said it very easy to find accommodation.

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Easy to find, good options, 400-600€

  • Felix (Fall 2019): Housing is relatively cheap compared to overall Swiss prices and not too hard to find compared to other metropolitan cities.


PRIce of one beer

  • Previous students said that living costs were very high compared to Lisbon. 

  • Fabio (Fall 2021): Living costs vary from 1000 to 1500€ depending on lifestyle. 1 beer at bar for 4€

  • Felix (Fall 2019): Very expensive...


Felix (Fall 2019)

Great for academics with vibrant CEMS Club. Good for those who want to get their foot into the Swiss market. 

Fabio (Fall 2021)

If you want to have a full-on CEMS experience, go for St.Gallen!

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