Master in Computer Science (MCS)

Studying Computer Science at the University of St.Gallen? Yes! Be a pioneer and join our M.Sc. in Computer Science! It enhances our modern Computer Science curriculum with contents from Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.

Why MCS?

We offer you an innovative curriculum for the MSc (HSG) in Computer Science, either with a specialisation on Data Science or Software and Systems Engineering. Our modern curriculum, which combines Computer Science with relevant skills in business models, digital innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, will prepare you for a career as a Computer Science entrepreneur or an executive position in a technology company. Benefit from direct contact and close mentoring by faculty, our unique campus culture, the clubs and associations of HSG's Student Union, and the many opportunities that St.Gallen offers.

This degree program has been set up as part of the IT Education Initiative of the Canton St.Gallen.

Visit us at the next Open Day Computer Science!

At the Computer Science Open Day, we will present our Master's program in more detail and offer you insights into teaching and research in Computer Science at our university. We offer you the opportunity to interact directly with our lecturers and researchers and to gain exciting insights into our activities during the sample lectures and lab tours in the afternoon.

The next Open Day Computer Science will take place on 24 November 2023.

We are looking forward to your visit!

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Programme of the Open Day Computer Science - 17 March 2023

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Student Testimonial by Yasmine Antille for her studies at the Master's Programme in Computer Science


Siegfried Handschuh

Prof. Dr.

Academic Director of the MCS

Institut für Informatik ICS-HSG
Büro 61-564
Rosenbergstrasse 30
9000 St. Gallen

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