Business Games St.Gallen | Business Game St.Gallen 26 - 28 April 2018
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Register now for the 2018 Business Game St.Gallen!

Unleash your potential and be a part of the Business Game St.Gallen!

The Business Game St.Gallen is a two-and-a-half-day case competition taking place from 26 – 28 April 2018 in the Einstein Congress Hotel in St.Gallen, Switzerland. One hundred students from universities all across Europe will compete against each other to solve real-life case studies provided by leading Swiss and international companies. They will develop solutions in different fields of management and prove their value in front of an international jury. The best teams will then compete for the winner’s title. Interested in what kind of challenges may await you? Find out more about the challenges of last year’s event:

Show challenges

During the two-and-a-half days at the Business Game St.Gallen 2017, every team solved a number of challenging case studies. These were specifically developed for the participants of the Business Game St.Gallen 2017 and represented current business challenges our corporate partners were facing. The best teams made it to the Eloquence Final.

  • BDO Challenge

    Students were asked to take the role of BDO as an advisor to a fictional client ‘Slow Mover AG’. The task was to shorten the closing (of financial statements) process from 60 to 30 days.

  • Parsaco Challenge

    The Roaster Case: to come up with a name, brand and innovative concept for a coffee chain in Switzerland.

  • Swarovski Challenge

    How can Swarovski double its business of Christmas ornaments within two years? A simple question but a difficult task for our participants.

  • Swiss Challenge

    The students were asked to put themselves into the role of the SWISS traveller in 2025 and suggest out how SWISS should answer to the demands of this next generation of travellers.

  • Syngenta Challenge

    Suggest a Public Affairs plan which addresses all relevant stakeholders. Goal: to create higher consumer acceptance of new breeding technologies in agriculture.

  • Eloquence Final

    The best teams can make it to the Eloquence Final. There, the brightest minds compete against each other. Demonstrate what you and your partner are really capable of. Convince the jury and become the winner of the Business Game St.Gallen!

Application is open NOW until 11 March 2018. You can apply here.

Register and pair up

Application is open now!

Take the selection test

Solve a short selection test together with your team mate. Note that you are required to team up online in order to be able to access the test. You can find out more about the selection test in our F.A.Q. section.

Receive your invitation

The 100 best-performing applicants will be invited to participate in the Business Game St.Gallen 2018. They will receive their invitation on the 16th of March 2018.

Confirm and pay

Once you receive your invitation, confirm your participation and pay the participation fee. The regular participation fee is CHF 80, plus the cost of the accommodation option you choose. Your fee may be lower if you enter a promotion code.

You find more information about the application process under

Your Benefits

Challenge yourself

Improve your soft and hard skills and compare them to those of other talented students. Be at the top of your game to win the 2018 edition of the Business Game St.Gallen!

Solve real-life business cases

Get insights into the most recent challenges of leading companies! Work side by side with their representatives and catch a glimpse of what daily business at the respective company may include. See which intriguing companies are part of the Business Game St.Gallen 2018.

Meet students from other universities

Get in touch with talented graduate students like yourself from universities across Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Austria and the rest of Europe. Meet aspiring personalities from various fields of study, such as business, law, economics and engineering. In short: Be part of an international, intercultural and interdisciplinary event!

Enjoy the atmosphere

Spend three days in springlike St.Gallen and appreciate the upscale venue at the Einstein Congress Hotel. Enjoy the exciting atmosphere during the challenges and allow yourself to unwind during the evening program we will put together for you!





We will soon announce where the first part of the BGSG will take place.


Einstein Congress

Friday is spent solving cases in the beautiful Einstein Saal of the Einstein Congress, which is located in the heart of St.Gallen.


Einstein Congress

Saturday’s program also takes place at the Einstein Congress. Students do not only do case solving, but present their solutions in the lovely presentation rooms of the Einstein and possibly win a prize during the award ceremony.


Days of Competition


Hours of business Cases


International Students


Motivated Organisers

What our participants and partners say

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Our Sponsors

The Business Game St.Gallen still heavily relies on the contribution of sponsors to make its event possible. Interested in becoming a sponsor for the Business Game St.Gallen 2018? Then don’t hesitate to contact us.