Swiss Mobility

Are you interested in spending an exchange semester at another Swiss university? The Swiss Mobility programme makes this possible.

Dear students interested in participating in an exchange, on this website you will find information regarding Swiss Mobility exchange. Please consider this to be a general summary of the information available. The information here is provided for students interested in studying at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) as degree students and also interested in the exchange opportunities at HSG. Detailed Information is available in StudentWeb and you have access to it as soon as you are immatriculated at HSG.




  • Swiss Mobility Exchange includes all Swiss Universities except for IHEID, Geneva.
  • The registration process takes place twice a year.
  • An exchange at a Swiss Mobility university is possible from the 4th semester of the Bachelor‘s level.
  • A minimum of 104 ECTS of 180 ECTS must be acquired at the HSG.

Application deadline

Application period for an exchange in Autumn semester 2024

01 February 2024 - 28 March 2024, 16.00 (St.Gallen - CH)

Application period for an exchange in Spring semester 2025

01 July 2024 - 10 October 2024, 16.00 (St.Gallen - CH)

General registration prerequisites

• Enrolled in a HSG Bachelor programme at the time of application.


Requirements for beginning the exchange semester

• Enrolled in a HSG Bachelor programme.

When applying for Swiss Mobility, you note your preferred host university in the Mobility-Online Portal during your online application. You can find an overview of Swiss Mobility universities here.
Please note that this is a general list - detailed information with semester dates, fact sheets and fields of study are available in StudentWeb. When making your exchange university selections, consider the language of instruction, available fields of study, semester dates etc.


Please do not contact Student Mobility before you have not checked the detailed information in StudentWeb. You will be granted access to it after having been immatriculated in a HSG programme.

Exchange period

Autumn semester: Begin of exchange between 1 July and 31 December is considered as absence in autumn semester
Spring semester: Begin of exchange between 1 January and 30 June is considered as absence in spring semester

A minimum of 16 transferable ECTS credits must be completed with a positive grade at the host university, otherwise no credits from the exchange term will be
transferred towards the HSG degree.
A maximum of 30 ECTS course-credits (Master thesis excluded) can be credited to the HSG degree per exchange semester at Master’s leve

Tuition fees must be paid at the HSG during the semester abroad. HSG students are not required to pay basic tuition fees at the host university but will be responsible for all other costs related to their semester abroad.


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Bettina Trachsel

Programme Manager Swiss Mobility / Guest transcripts

Prorektorat Aussenbeziehungen
Büro 58-316
Tellstrasse 2
9000 St. Gallen