Candidates for the double degree program will be selected by their home institution according to selection criteria jointly defined and agreed upon by SGH and ZHAW. Due to the higher workload compared to the ordinary Master study tracks at the partner institutions, only highly qualified students shall be selected for the double degree program. Each institution has the right to admit up to 5 students per year to the double degree program, unless this number is varied by mutual and written attachment to this agreement.
The host institution shall be granted access to any written application documents and protocols of selection procedures for the double degree program. The host institution has the right to send a representative with advisory status to selection interviews of the home institution for the double degree program. Joint selection interviews by the home institution and the host institution are encouraged.
The double degree candidates must satisfy all admission requirements of the host institution, including:
language proficiency requirements – all double degree candidates must provide evidence of a satisfactory level of English language proficiency Level B2+ according to the requirements of the Common European Framework (CEF). Link to certificates recognised by SGH can be found on main website of Double Degree Programmes.
good knowledge on Bachelor level of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Statistics.
Each institution reserves the right to require double degree candidates to complete the standard enrolment documents and to provide the results of any required entrance examinations. The host institution has the right to not accept a double degree candidate from the home institution for academic rationales or any other substantial reasons.