University of St. Gallen
HSG was founded as a business academy in 1898 – in the heyday of the St.Gallen embroidery industry. The first lectures were held in the following year. The practice-oriented approach and integrative view have characterised the education we offer since those early days. Today, we are one of Europe’s leading business schools and are EQUIS and AACSB accredited.
Professional training and character building
In 2001, we introduced Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses across the board and fundamentally reformed the education we offer. Since then, we no longer focus just on professional training but also on character building. At our university, you can complete studies at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. level. The close integration of studies, further education and research is important to us.
More than 150 partner universities
We have more than 150 international partner universities. Our students have the option to gain a double-degree in cooperation with other universities or to spend an exchange semester abroad.
Numerous further education options
We offer a range of further education options such as postgraduate training, seminars, courses and in-house seminars.
We not only carry out basic research but are also known for our applied research.
Institutes and research centres
Our approximately 40 institutes and research centres are our hallmark: The mostly autonomously organised institutes finance themselves to a large degree but are closely linked to the university. The institutes are active in research, consulting and further education.
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