Factsheet MEcon

We have compiled important information on the Master's degree programme «Economics (MEcon)» in our factsheet.

Title Master of Arts HSG (M.A. HSG) in Economics
Start of course Compulsory Integration Week Economics CW 36
Start Autumn semester CW 38
Duration 3 semesters, full-time
Amount of credits 90 ECTS credits
Programme Language German (with English taught compulsory courses) or Englisch
Programme taught since 2004, study reforms in 2010 and 2019
Accreditation EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA
Application window 1. October until 31 March
Tuition fee Swiss nationals: CHF 1'429 / semester
Foreign nationals: CHF 3'139 / Semester
Loans and scholarships Please refer to the following link.
Admission requirements Please refer to the following link
Average class size 35-50
Gender ratio m 66%, w 34%
International students ratio 30%
University Ranking Research Economics Forschungsmonitoring Economics - current ranking
Additional qualifications Certificate in Business Journalism (DKJ)
Business Education
Certificate in Managing Climate Solutions
Certificate FinTech
Programme website
Contact Jennifer Aepli
Executive Programme Manager
+41 71 224 29 26


Jennifer Aepli

B.Sc. FHO in Business Administration

Executive programme director

School of Economics and Political Science
Müller-Friedberg-Strasse 6/8
9000 St. Gallen

Matthias Reginald Fengler

Prof. Dr.

Academic programme director

Bodanstrasse 6

9000 St. Gallen

Winfried Koeniger

Prof. Dr.

Academic programme director

Büro 06-103
Varnbüelstrasse 14
9000 St. Gallen