The Business Game St.Gallen is a two-and-a-half-day case competition that will take place in April 2019 at the HSG Executive Campus 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:
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.
Application is closed.
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.
The 100 best-performing applicants will be invited to participate in the Business Game St.Gallen 2019. They will receive their invitation at latest by the end of march.
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.
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 2019 edition of the Business Game St.Gallen!
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 2019.
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!
Spend three days in springlike St.Gallen and appreciate the upscale venue at the Executive Campus HSG. Enjoy the exciting atmosphere during the challenges and allow yourself to unwind during the evening program we will put together for you!
This year the Business Game St.Gallen takes place at the Executive Campus of the University of St.Gallen. The architecture of the Campus is light and appealing. The peaceful location and the light-flooded rooms are ideal to give you the space needed to reach your goals. Students will not only practice case-solving, but also present their solutions in the lovely presentation rooms of the Executive Campus and possibly win prizes during the award ceremony.
Arriving by public transport
St.Gallen is located on the Swiss East-West link on the main SBB/CFF/FFS line. Trains go directly to St.Gallen every half hour from Zurich Hauptbahnhof (main station) and Zurich/Kloten Flughafen (airport). VBSG buses – routes 5 and 9 – go directly from St.Gallen Hauptbahnhof to the Convention and Executive Education Center. The closest bus station is “Rotmonten”. The journey takes about 10 minutes from the train station. If you plan to arrive by plane, try to find a flight that does not land later than 10:30.
Arriving by car
You need to take the motorway exit “St.Gallen-Kreuzbleiche”, and continue towards “Zentrum”, then follow “Universität” and “WBZ Holzweid” signs. If you have a navigation system, enter the address “Holzstrasse 15, 9000 St.Gallen”.
Days of Competition
Hours of business Cases