Freemover Even if you are studying at a university outside our partner network, you can participate in a guest semester in St.Gallen as a Freemover. Requirements for an application as a Freemover Applicants must have a school leaving certificate recognized by the HSG. Applicants must be officially enrolled in a degree programme at a university outside our partner network. Applications for the Freemover programme are not accepted from students at universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) or from Ph.D. students. Applicants at Bachelor level: to be accepted as Freemover at Bachelor level, applicants must provide evidence of at least 80 completed ECTS credits at the time of application. The subjects have to be similar to the subjects of the HSG bachelor degree studies (business, economics, international affairs and political sciences or law). Applicants at Master level: applicants must have successfully completed their bachelor degree studies in study fields similar to the HSG bachelor degree studies (business, economics, international affairs and political sciences or law). Applicants at Master-level: applicants must be enrolled in a master programme at the time of application and already have completed credits from the first semester of their master degree programme in study fields similar to the HSG master degree studies (business, economics, international affairs and political sciences or law). A Freemover exchange at the University of St.Gallen is only possible as of the second semester of the master degree studies. Freemover applicants are not required to take an admission exam. Information about the application process Costs If you are accepted as a Freemover, you will need to pay tuition fees in St.Gallen. An invoice will be sent to you before the semester begins. Freemover students are not required to pay application and processing fees. As a Freemover, you are not eligible for an Erasmus scholarship. Courses During your Freemover exchange semester at the University of St.Gallen you have to take at least 16 ECTS. Freemover students, as with all visiting students, you will have access to nearly all courses on offer. Most courses are taught in German, although many courses are offered in English as well. The course programme can be found under course information. Examinations All guest students are permitted to take examinations during the lecture period resp. during official semester term dates. Detailed information can be found in the Course and Exam fact sheet for guest students. Continuing studies at the HSG If you intend to begin a regular degree course at the HSG after your visiting semester, please note that examinations may only be counted towards an HSG degree course if they are taken during the regular HSG examination blocks. However, we cannot guarantee accreditation of these examinations. Applications for a full course of study at the HSG are checked again by the Admissions and Crediting Office.