University of St Gallen

University of St. Gallen (HSG) is a public research university located in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

The University of St. Gallen (HSG) was founded in 1898 as the Higher Commercial School of St. Gallen. This was a time of great economic prosperity for the city, which was a major center for the embroidery industry. The founders of the school believed that there was a need for a new type of educational institution that would prepare students for the challenges of the modern business world.

The school began offering classes in 1899, and it quickly gained a reputation for its high standards of teaching and research. In 1911, the school was renamed the Handels-Hochschule St. Gallen (HSG), and it was granted university status in 1989.

Since its founding, HSG has grown to become one of the leading business schools in Europe. It is known for its focus on practical education, its strong international connections, and its commitment to research. HSG's alumni include some of the most successful business leaders in Switzerland and around the world.

HSG is committed to providing its students with the best possible education and preparing them for success in the global economy. The university is also committed to research and innovation, and it is constantly developing new programs and initiatives to address the ever-changing needs of the business world.

Based on the QS World University Rankings of 2024, University of St Gallen is positioned as the #436 top university in the world, which makes it the #9 top university in Switzerland.

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2024 Ranking #9
University Name University of St Gallen
Name in Local Language Universität St Gallen
Acronym HSG
Year Established 1898


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Address Dufourstrasse 50, St Gallen, Switzerland


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Phone +41 (0)71 224 21 11
Fax +41 (0)71 224 28 16
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International Students Allowed Yes
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Information on University of St Gallen was last updated on May 07, 2024.