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The Event

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 amongst 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 2016,

every team solved a number of challenging case studies. These were specifically

developed for the participants of the Business Game St.Gallen 2016 and represented current business challenges

our corporate partners were facing. The best teams made it to the Eloquence Final.

  • BDO Challenge

    The BDO Challenge is all about branding. What does one have to look out for nowadays in branding? What are possible pitfalls? Show us what innovative ideas you have!

  • Nespresso Challenge

    The Nespresso Challenge is centered around Corporate Social Responsibility. Do you think you have what it takes to become a change maker?

  • Swarovski Challenge

    In the Swarovski Challenge you will enter a world of sparkle and exclusive jewelry. Take up the challenge and prepare to dazzle people all over the globe!

  • Zurich Challenge

    The Zurich Challenge is all about the insurance of the future. Get ready to tackle digital transformation in the insurance industry in this thrilling challenge!

  • BMW Mini-Challenge

    The BMW Mini-Challenge is focused on the mobility of the future. There are different concepts out there at the moment. Convince us of your vision in this literally moving challenge!

  • Eloquence Final

    The best teams will win amazing prizes and 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!

Your Benefits

Challenge Yourself!

Improve your soft and hard skills and compare them to those of other talented students. Be on top of your game to win the 2017 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 were part of the Business Game St.Gallen 2016.

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 two 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 programme we will put together for you!


Application Process

Register and pair up

The application period is already open and will be until March 11th 2017.

Take the Selection Test

Solve a short selection test together with your team mate. Note that you are required to be teamed-up online in order to be able to access the test. You can find out more about the selection text 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 2017. They will receive their invitation until end of March 2017.

Confirm and Pay

Once you receive your invitation, confirm your participation and pay the participation fee (200 CHF / person with accommodation, 100 CHF / person without).



University of St.Gallen

The first part of the BGSG usually takes place at the University of St.Gallen itself, in the Aula.


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 depends on the contribution of sponsors to make its event possible. Interested in becoming a Sponsor for the Business Game St.Gallen 2017? Then don’t hesitate to contact us.