B.A. On Campus

International Affairs

University of St. Gallen (HSG)

36 months
5808 EUR/year
2280 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The International Affairs programme at University of St. Gallen (HSG) addresses the central societal challenges of today's world. 


As an International Affairs programme at a leading European business university, this major sets out to educate «flexible generalists», who dispose of a broad  expertise in international affairs, who can specialize whenever necessary and who can communicate across disciplines. You gain a basic understanding on the functioning of states and markets as well as their interactions. To this end, you acquire solid foundations in political science, economics, business administration, and legal studies. Our graduates work at the interface of the public and private sectors. 

Theory and practice  

The International Affairs programme at University of St. Gallen (HSG emphasizes the interrelationship between theory and practice. Internships, practice credits, and special courses offer numerous opportunities during your studies to acquire professional and practical experience, thus allowing you to create an attractive, personal portfolio.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Qualitative Methods
  • International Economics
  • Public Management
  • European Governance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You can apply directly for matriculation at HSG if you have 

  • a recognised Swiss or Liechtenstein maturity cerificate (Maturität, Matura) or
  • a Swiss Vocational Maturität (Berufsmaturität) with "Passerelle"
  • a Swiss Specialised Maturität (Fachmaturität) recognised throughout Switzerland with "Passerelle"

or will acquire one before the start of your chosen degree programme at the HSG.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5808 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2904 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1140 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Tuition fees for Swiss nationals

  • Bachelor's Level: CHF 1,229 / semester

Tuition fees for foreign nationals

  • Bachelor's Level: CHF 3,129 / semester

Living costs for St. Gallen

1540 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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