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The Master`s programmes are taught dependent on course in English or German.

Obtain your business Master's degree in Switzerland and boost your career prospects. Inform yourself now about our international Master's programmes (postgraduate programmes) which are taught in English:


No. 1 in the Financial Times Ranking
Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 30 April 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The mission of the Master’s Programme in Strategy and International Management (SIM) is to provide students with the advanced knowledge of general management necessary for a successful career as respected and responsible managers. The SIM offers an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, because only an approach of this nature is capable of conveying the ability to cope with the complex management challenges of our time. This approach earned the SIM 1st place in the Financial Times Rankings 2011-2018.
Read more on www.sim.unisg.ch


No. 6 in the Financial Times Ranking
Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 - 30 April 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. A top-tier international faculty in the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods offers high-quality education in both theory and application. With its 6th place in the global Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking 2018, the MBF programme has been ranked among the top finance programmes for six years in a row and ranks number one in Switzerland and in the German-speaking world.
Read more on www.mbf.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English or German
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised 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 MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start.
Read more on www.maccfin.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English or German
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The Master’s Programme in Marketing Management (MiMM) trains students who are interested in customers and design to become reflective, competent and entrepreneurial personalities. With an extensive and academically well-founded education in the fields of consumer behaviour and market research, students learn how to run a company in a customer-oriented manner, on the one hand, and how to satisfy customer requirements, on the other hand, to ensure that companies are able to stand their ground successfully in global competition.
Read more on www.msc.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English or German
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The Master’s Programme in Economics (MEcon) will provide you with an all-encompassing education in economics. You will acquire extensive theoretical and empirical knowledge that will enable you to understand the great social and economic challenges of our time in depth. The focus will be on the analysis of economic problems and on solving strategies for politics, business and society. Wellfounded knowledge in core subjects and in attractive specialisations, as well as a thorough mastery of demanding empirical methods, will ensure a successful career start.
Read more on www.mecon.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 30 April 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education combining theory and quantitative methods. Building on a set of core courses, students choose from numerous electives to specialise in economics, finance or econometrics. The MiQE/F prepares students for ambitious careers requiring a deep understanding of economics and finance, combined with a rigorous competence in quantitative methods. This combination provides MiQE/F graduates with a competitive advantage on the job market and offers access to highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide.
Read more on www.miqef.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 October 2018 – 30 April 2019
  • Start date: 16 Sept 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English or German
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and know how to integrate the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a results-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors.
Read more on www.mia.unisg.ch


Degree: Master of Arts HSG
  • Next application time frame: 1 September 2018 – 30 November 2018
  • Start date: 18 Feb 2019
  • Duration / ECTS credits: 1.5 year (3 sem.) / 90 credits
  • Programme language: English
  • Tuition fee per semester (Swiss / Foreign nationals): CHF 1,426 / CHF 3,326

The shifting balance between the state and the economy has given rise to new challenges at the intersections of law, business and government. Addressing these issues calls for professionals who have the necessary legal skills and management capacities. The Master’s Programme in International Law (MIL) combines a specialist legal education with essential aspects of business and politics. We prepare our graduates for a wide range of careers in the corporate world, in government, diplomacy, and other public and private sector institutions.
Read more on www.mil.unisg.ch

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