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Admission test at the HSG

This year, the admission test will be run on 13 and 14 July 2016. The written part of the test will take place on the HSG campus on 13 July 2016. The results of the written test will be available on the same evening. The interview evaluation will be announced on the evening of 14 July 2015.

12 July 2016. Since the number of prospective foreign students must not exceed the 25 per cent quota stipulated by law, the HSG conducts a written admission test every year. This year, 499 candidates from 40 countries have put their names down for the admission test of the University of St.Gallen.

The written part of the examination will take place on 13 July 2016 on the campus of the University of St.Gallen. The contents of the test are provided by ITB Consulting in Bonn, Germany. During the examination time, people accompanying the candidates will have an opportunity to go on a guided tour of the campus.

Test and interview

In the written test, five modules will be examined: cognitive skills such as text analysis, quantitative problem solving, language systems, diagram interpretation, as well as pattern recognition. Sample problems are available online. Candidates who are borderline between admission and non-admission are additionally invited for an interview on the following day, which will constitute the basis for the final decision. In the 30-minute oral interview, candidates’ personalities will be looked into, with the focus on their sense of responsibility, critical faculty and social commitment.

From Albania to the UK

This year’s candidates come from the following countries among others: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada , Croatia, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Montenegro, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK.


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