Factsheet Major Economics

We have compiled important information on the Bachelor's degree programme «Economics» in our factsheet.

Major Economics
Degree Bachelor of Arts HSG (B.A. HSG)
Start of studies Mandatory Fresher's Week in calendar week 37 (for Assessment Year)
Start Autumn Semester in calendar week 38
Standard study period 3 years (including Assessment Year), full-time
Number of credits 180 ECTS credits (including Assessment Year)
Programme languages German and English
Accreditations EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA
Enrolment window 1 February to 30 April
Tuition fees Swiss nationals: CHF 1,229/semester
Foreign nationals: CHF 3,129/semester
Scholarship/loans Please refer to the following link.
Admission criteria Please refer to the following link
HSG Admission test Takes place in CW 7 and CW 28
further information
New students in Autumn semester 2021 92
Gender ratio m 78% f 22%
International students ratio 28%
University Ranking Research Economics Forschungsmonitoring Economics - current ranking
Additional qualifications Business Education
Certificate in Data Science Fundamentals
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

Simon Evenett

Prof. PhD

Academic programme director

Bodanstrasse 8
9000 St. Gallen

Ulrich Matter

Prof. Dr.

Academic programme director

Bodanstrasse 8
9000 St. Gallen