The extensive range of courses offered at bachelor, master and doctoral level allows over 200 students to build up comprehensive knowledge in the areas of strategic management, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Those interested, but not yet enrolled at our university, can benefit from public lectures on the most recent research topics.

For many years, the IoM has also been responsible for the two top HSG programs “Master in Strategy and International Management” (SIM) and “Master in Business Management” (MBM).


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

Everything at a Glance

The Institute of Management & Strategy (IoMS) offers a broad spectrum of courses for bachelor, master and PhD students. Students benefit from close mentoring throughout the entire training process up to degree papers. Master’s degree programs “Master in Strategy and International Management” (SIM) and “Master in Unternehmensführung” (MUG) form sustainable and valuable networks for your future. Our doctoral programs represent the culmination of your academic training at the Institute of Management & Strategy. All information can be found here.

Our Curriculum

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

Our Master Programs

Learn about our two master programs that have been among the top HSG programs for years

Bachelor and Master Theses
at the IoMS

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Doctoral studies
at the IoMS

More information about the structure of the doctoral program

Case Studies
by the IoMS

Use our case studies developed together with different companies


Today, the lecturers at the Institute of Management & Strategy (IoMS) mainly teach corporate strategy and governance, organization theory, corporate acquisitions and alliances, as well as systems methodology and competition theory. They stand out particularly due to high research competence, international experience and publications in academic journals. Moreover, many papers have been awarded several prizes.

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The master program „SIM“ is ranked # 1 worldwide (Financial Times Ranking) and the master program „MUG“ is ranked # 1 in the DACH area (QS ranking).

With more than 40 institutes, the University of St. Gallen is one of the largest business schools in Europe.