Institute of Management & Strategy at the University of St.Gallen (IoMS-HSG)

Welcome to our website! We are independently financed and positioned within the University of St.Gallen as the first point of contact for all aspects of strategic management. A few facts about our institute:


SIM’s place

in the FT ranking


MBM’s place

in the QS ranking


Master degrees

per year



of the students


PhD fellows

at the Institute


Business cooperations

on different topics

The four fields of the IfB

We essentially operate in four different areas under the motto
“We create and share knowledge in Strategic Management that is equally rigorous and relevant and
has a positive impact for academics, students, executives, and society at large”:


Find out more about our research activities, where predominantly scientific concepts are developed with the focus on the problem and the application.


Discover the range of our courses offered at bachelor, master and doctoral level.

Continuing education

Learn about our training programs in strategy, finance, leadership and general management.

Strategy Lab

Get an overview of our cooperation with domestic and international companies of various industries.


White Paper – How to go about remodeling your organization? Disruption in the insurance industry

13. January 2022

White Paper – How to go about remodeling your organization? Disruption in the insurance industry Authors: N. Kular, A. Jäger, F. Hoyos & K. Frankenberger Undertaking a complete management innovation is no easy feat for any firm, especially when you have over 10,000 employees and 100 years of legacy behind

GetAbstract International Book Award

2. September 2021

Das Buch “Das Digital Transformer’s Dilemma” gehört zu den Finalisten des renommierten getAbstract International Book Award. Jedes Jahr sichtet getAbstract mehr als 10 000 deutsch- und englischsprachige Businessbücher. Je zwei deutsche und englische Titel werden dann als Empfänger der prestigeträchtigen Auszeichnung nominiert.

Herzliche Gratulation an unsere Direktorin Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger, sowie der weiteren Autorenschaft um Hannah M. Mayer, Andreas Reiter und Markus Schmidt für diese Nominierung!