Rankings and accreditations Top worldwide rankings and international seals of quality illustrate our holistic education at the highest academic level. Today, rankings are available for all spheres of activity at the University of St.Gallen: teaching, research and further education. The rankings refer to individual courses of study, disciplines, programme types or the University as a whole. Many rankings place us among the leading business universities in Europe. Financial Times Ranking, Masters in Management: 1st place among the best business universities worldwide with the Master in Strategy and International Management (SIM-HSG) Financial Times Ranking, Masters in Finance: 8th place among the best business universities worldwide with the Master in Banking and Finance Financial Times Ranking, Top European business school: 5th place among business schools in Europe CHE Ranking: Top group for business administration, economics, international relations and law in German-speaking Europe Handelsblatt: Top group in business administration and economics research in Europe We received EQUIS and AACSB accreditation for our holistic education at the highest academic level, making us the first German-language university in Europe to have received both leading international seals of quality.