The MEcon influences your impact on the economy and society. The Master's degree programme offers you interesting perspectives and diverse career opportunities.
of the MEcon students have at the time of their degree at least 1 job offer.
of the MEcon students get two or more job offers.
is the average first salary (gross income) with a 100% employment.
of the MEcon graduates start their career in consulting and professional services.
of the MEcon graduates use their knowledge in financial services companies such as banks or insurances.
of the MEcon graduates start working as Research Assistants at Universities.
of the MEcon graduates work at different national and international companies.
of the MEcon graduates start working in the public sector (EZB, World Bank etc.)
of the MEcon graduates would study the Master's degree programme again.
We train individuals who can understand and analyse economic processes and use your knowledge to solve problems. The MEcon opens up versatile career paths for you in a wide range of professional fields: in the public sector and international organisations, national and international companies, consulting firms, banks and insurance companies, as well as academic career paths.
“I chose the MEcon programme because I believed that its multi-disciplinary approach to economic phenomena and its large range of courses would satisfy my intellectual curiosity of better understanding the world in which we live.”
“I deliberately chose the MEcon because it includes not only quantitative but also qualitative aspects of Economics. In addition to the core subjects, I was convinced by the contextual studies that helps raise awareness of ethical issues to business.”
“I studied Economics, because I like maths, economical studies as well as logical thinking. After doing my Bachelors in Economics in Munich, I knew I wanted to extend with a Master's degree.”
“The advanced economics classes taught me the tools to understand the commodity market and the interdependencies of the market players, which is very interesting from an economic perspective and important to understand when analyzing a firm's credit risk.”
The MEcon provides the knowledge and skills to understand and analyse economic processes and apply your knowledge to solve problems. This opens up versatile career paths for you in a wide range of professional fields: public sector and international organisations, consultancies, banks and insurance companies, as well as academic career paths.
|M.A. HSG 2017
|Senior Data Scientist, Swiss RE
|M.A. HSG 2018
|Senior Project Manager / Head of Wage Analyses, Competence Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CCDI-FIM), University of St.Gallen
|M.A. HSG 2020
|Business Analyst Revenue Initiative, Credit Suisse
|M.A. HSG 2021
|Ph.D. candidate, University of St. Andrews
|M.A. HSG 2022
|Research Assistant, Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research (SIAW-HSG), University of St.Gallen
The academic education in MEcon provides an excellent preparation for the Graduate Programme in Economics and Finance (GPEF) at the University of St.Gallen.