Bachelor in Business Administration

Are you interested in economic issues? Do you want to apply what you have learned directly in practical projects? With occupational, field-oriented specializations, this degree program opens doors for you to numerous management positions in both business and administration. 

Study program in brief

Specialization options

Major in General Management: Accounting and Controlling, Banking and Finance, Marketing Management, Strategy and New Business, Business Psychology and Organization

Major in International Management: International Project Management, International Business

Practical relevance

Consulting projects with real assignments from the business world
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Types of study

Full-time or part-time


Vocational baccalaureate (Berufsmatura) in business and services, baccalaureate (Matura) with work experience

Application deadline

End of April of the current year
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Start of studies

Each September in week 38, introductory week in week 37


Campus St.Gallen
Campus Rapperswil-Jona


Why study Business Administration?

  • Studying with maximum practical relevance: Practical projects are an important part of the Business Administration degree program at OST. Students can help companies and public administrations to solve real problems.
  • Learning together in class: Our degree course is characterized by excellent supervision and personal contacts. The close exchange with lecturers helps students to realize their full potential.
  • Promoting personal development: In addition to specialist knowledge, we emphasize the further development of personal interests and talents. We support students in this by strengthening their professional and interdisciplinary skills.
  • Discovering the world:  A semester abroad is part of the International Management course. In addition, OST offers optimal networking opportunities locally: In English-language modules, students work and learn along with international guest students. This promotes their intercultural competence.
  • Prepared for a successful career: Thanks to practical projects and a selection of future-oriented specializations, our graduates are in high demand. Nine out of ten have already found a permanent position three months after graduation - a top figure in Switzerland.