HSG now ranked fourth in the "Financial Times" ranking The international business newspaper "Financial Times" today published its latest European Business Schools Ranking in London. The University of St.Gallen (HSG) moved up one position compared to last year and is now ranked fourth. Since 2012 the HSG has continuously been in the top 10 in this ranking, which now includes the 95 best business universities in Europe. 4 December 2017. In the 2017 European Business Schools Ranking of the "Financial Times", the University of St.Gallen is once again the best-ranked university in Switzerland and in the entire German-speaking area. What is more, the HSG is also the best-ranked public university in the ranking. The London Business School, HEC Paris and IE Business School in Madrid occupy the first three places. Broad and high-quality range of programmes In its evaluation, the "Financial Times" underscores the broad and high-quality range of programmes at the University of St.Gallen. In the European Business Schools Ranking, it consolidates five individual rankings that are published over the course of a year. In recent years, the HSG has continually improved in the four individual rankings for MBA, Executive MBA as well as both open and company-specific executive education programmes. In the fifth individual ranking, which is for Master’s programmes in management, the University of St.Gallen has held first place worldwide every year since 2011 with its Master in Strategy and International Management. Firmly anchored in Eastern Switzerland The latest European Business Schools Ranking also illustrates that the HSG has established an exceptional position in international competition amongst universities in recent years while remaining firmly anchored in Eastern Switzerland. Especially since the majority of the ranking list consists of executive education programmes, this ranking highlights in particular the internationally recognized quality of the MBA, Executive MBA as well as open and company-specific executive education programmes. Today, the University of St.Gallen generates more than a fifth of its budget from executive education programmes.