Philosophy of the Program and Requirements Philosophy of the Program The Program is comprehensive and integrates three main perspectives Technical perspective (programming, data management) Analytical perspective (generate insights and value from data) Decision-makers’ perspective (data-driven decisions and business models, data-driven societal policies, risks of data-driven solutions) Requirements The program is open to all HSG Bachelor students. For law students a special evaluation is required. You must be a currently registered student of the University of St.Gallen and you must have completed your assessment year before start of the fall semester. You may have already started your Major. Start: fall semester. A start during the 3rd semester is strongly recommend. Also possible during the 5th semester (but see next point). The mandatory workshop and the mandatory course on multidisciplinary perspectives have to be completed in one year. If you start in your 5th semester, no exchange is possible neither in your 5th nor in your 6th semester.