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University of St. Gallen

St. Gallen, Switzerland

Public

Business Administration · Economics · International Affairs · Law · Law and Economics

Popular Courses

3000+

International Students

Spring and Fall

Intakes

52%

Acceptance Rate

6:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

In May 1898, the Cantonal Parliament of St. Gallen laid out an institute for exchange, trade, and organization in St. Gallen. The real initial architect is viewed as Theodor Curti, then, at that point, the top of the Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of St. Gallen. The business foundation started in 1899, making it one of the principal establishments of its sort on the planet. From 1911 on, the name Handels-Hochschule was utilized. In 1938, the previous establishment under private regulation turned into a public organization, and in 1939 acquired the option to grant doctoral certifications. It's affiliation is with CEMS, APSIA, EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA, and the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. University of St. Gallen (HSG) is ranked 301 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education. 

Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses

The centrally located Library building offers you a modern infrastructure for successful learning and research. The campus is located on a sunny hill in St.Gallen which offers a lovely view of the city. It is well-connected to the public transport network and is about 15 minutes on foot from the city center or the train station. The grounds give every one of the offices expected by the understudies. It is notable for its specialty and design. The library on the grounds contains work by a few well known planners like Penalba, Valentin, Taples, Mastroianni, Gehr, Bodmer, Gubler, Fabro, and Stahly. The college includes five schools inside its premises, in particular the School of Finance, School of Management, Law School, School of Humanities and Social Science, and School of Economics and Political Science.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The HSG is the best-ranked university in Switzerland and the German-speaking world. Since 2013, it has always been ranked among the top 10 in this ranking, previously always between 4th and 7th place. Some of the major alumni are Martin Blessing (CEO of  Commerzbank), Rolf Dobelli (Co-founder and Chairman of getAbstract), Peter Fankhauser (CEO of Thomas Cook Group), Patrik Gisel (CEO of Raiffeisen Bank), Karl-Erivan Haub (CEO of Tengelmann Group),  Nick Hayek, Jr. (CEO of Swatch Group).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The total strength of the university is about 8,872 students. The university is in partnership with 200 many well-known institutions like New York University, Manchester Business School, North-western University, the University of Sydney, and the University of Michigan. This gives students a wide scope to participate in student exchange programs. They are guided by professionals. Students get the chance to work as interns alongside working professionals. There are 3204 employees on the campus. The students are provided with ample practical knowledge and industrial exposure. The research institutes and centers within the campus also give students a great opportunity to learn about fieldwork and research-related studies. Many reputed companies come here for placement.

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