Executive Master HSG
Insurance and Financial Services

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Successfully shaping the future of the insurance industry

The insurance and finance industry is undergoing a radical transformation process. The speed of current market changes due to globalization, digitalization and new technologies is constantly increasing. More than ever, lifelong learning is necessary in order to actively shape the future of our industry in the long term. The future demands towards leaders are high: expertise, methodological competence, data competence, technological competence and leadership competence are becoming indispensable success factors.

This is why we have developed this new and uniquely flexible executive program. In response to the high market demands in Europe. For leaders who take responsibility in a volatile world.

For personalities who want to strengthen their profile.

For senior managers with C-level ambition

I want to…

  • receive the best executive education in insurance management in the DACH region.
  • document my expertise with a degree issued by the University of St.Gallen.
  • apply my leadership skills across the entire spectrum of insurance management.
  • strengthen my personal development.

For executives to accelerate their careers

I want to…

  • further develop and strengthen my management and leadership skills in the insurance industry.
  • receive a Master’s degree from the University of St.Gallen.
  • prepare myself professionally for the next step in my career.
  • benefit from an international network.

For experienced leaders on transformation

I want to…

  • update my leadership skills.
  • keep pace with the latest technological developments.
  • actively shaping the digital transformation.
  • bring me personally up to date with the latest knowledge.

New Executive Master at HSG: German & English

This specialized Executive Master HSG Insurance and Financial Services documents your professional expertise and deepens your leadership skills at one of Europe’s leading business universities. 75% of the study modules are held in German, 25% of the program in English.


Leading business school in Europe

The University of St.Gallen (HSG) has been one of the 10 best business schools in Europe for years. Its executive education programs regularly occupy top positions in various rankings. In addition, it is one of the most research-intensive business faculties.


Global Excellence in Risk & Insurance

The Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) addresses current issues in the insurance industry and has received numerous awards for its research activities. The participants of our executive education programs also benefit from this competence.


Exclusive HSG Alumni Network Access

The Executive Master HSG Insurance and Financial Services provides access to HSG Alumni, one of the largest alumni organizations in Europe. The joint university education connects more than 33’000 former students worldwide in business as well as in the public sector.

Three steps to a master’s degree

The modular Executive Master HSG Insurance and Financial Services is composed of three parts. This means you can choose whether to complete this executive program in stages or as a part-time overall executive program. This flexibility allows you to better balance personal and professional needs with your commitment to executive education.

Part I
HSG Executive Diploma Insurance Management (Core)

Part II
Choice of a CAS specialization (Elective)

Part III
Insurance Executive Masterclass (Core)
The curriculum

Alumni comments on the executive program

The Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) has been offering the Executive MBA program specifically for Insurance & Financial Services for 25 years. From 2023, this executive education program will be continued as a new Executive Master IFS-HSG at the University of St.Gallen. You benefit from an attractive, modern offer for leaders who place the highest demands on their executive education.

Here are some testimonials on the modular executive program:

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