University of St.Gallen / ザンクトガレン大学 / Universität St.Gallen

 

Bern Bern
Number of students 2
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study September 2017 - May 2018
Location Student Mobility Tellstrasse 2 9000, St. Gallen, Switzerland
University profile The University of St.Gallen (HSG) was founded as a business academy in 1898
– in the heyday of the St.Gallen embroidery industry and is nowadays a School of
Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs.
The first lectures were held in 1899. The practice-oriented approach and integrative
view have characterised the education we offer since those early days.
Today, we are one of Europe’s leading business schools and are EQUIS and AACSB accredited.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Business Administration, Economics, International Affairs, and Law Bachelor students
are recommended to attend courses corresponding to their level of study at their home university.
Master courses may be attended if necessary and if prerequisites are met.
Bachelor students should confirm with their home university if master courses are recognised for credit transfer towards the home degree.
Courses from SIM (Master in Strategy and International Management) are not open to Bachelor students.
http://www.exchange.unisg.ch→"Incoming details guest stay"→"Course information"
(definite programme available approximately one month before beginning of term)
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Assessment year (exception: language courses, if space permits), 
CEMS MiM courses (open to CEMS guest students only), 
Master in Strategy in International Management courses,
Doctoral/PhD, Wirtschaftspädagogik (teacher education courses), 
Wirtschaftsjournalismus (economic journalism courses), and MBA
Graduate programs open to exchange students Master students are recommended to attend courses corresponding to their level of study at their home university. 
Bachelor courses may be attended if necessary.
Master students should confirm with their home university if bachelor courses are recognised for credit transfer towards the home degree.
http://www.exchange.unisg.ch→"Incoming details guest stay"→"Course information"
(definite programme available approximately one month before beginning of term)
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students The same field as described above for the undergraduate program
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Main language: German; many courses in English (course availability will vary)
• German based courses: at least level B2/C1
• English based courses: Sufficient command of English to be able to follow lectures without difficulty.
Minimum language proficiency (G) Main language German. 7 out of 13 Master programmes are entirely in English.
3 out of 5 Bachelor programmes are in English.
• German based courses: at least level B2/C1
• English based courses: Sufficient command of English to be able to do research and 
follow lectures without difficulty.
Academic calendar 2016 AUTUMN TERM:
 Classes begin: September, 2016
 Classes end: December, 2016

2017 SPRING TERM:
 Classes begin: February, 2017
 Classes end: May, 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.exchange.unisg.ch
Scholarship information ------
Dormitory information No on-campus housing available. HSG Housing locates housing for exchange students 
if requested and for a fee.
Students may arrange housing on their own by using the online housing market. 
http://www.unisg.ch/Studium/Austauschprogramme/IncomingDetailsGastaufenthalt
/Unterkunft.aspx
Other information • Student Mobility organizes an optional nine-day intensive German language course prior to the start of each semester.
All students with beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of German are welcome to attend free of charge.
• All incoming exchange students are invited to participate in an intensive German
language course before the semester starts and may continue during the term.
• Students may arrive up to one week prior to the orientation programme.
No weekend arrivals for students arranging housing through HSG Housing Office.