Campus - 03.06.2020 - 00:00 

HSG in figures

A new issue of the brochure "Facts and figures" has appeared. The figures reveal what the University of St.Gallen is and what its characteristics are.
Source: HSG Newsroom

3 June 2020. The brochure "Facts and figures" appears once a year. Besides the student statistics, the brochure also publishes research figures, figures about international and regional development, as well as financial figures. In the current brochure you will find a different image concept than usual. We are taking the current situation into account and at the same time would like to give you an insight into the university in times of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Facts about the University

  • Studies: More than 8,800 students are enrolled at the University of St.Gallen. A third of the students are women.
  • Involvement: About half of the students are involved in one of the approx. 120 associations and initiatives at HSG
  • Labour market: On graduation, 81 per cent of the Master’s graduates had a fixed job.
  • Loyalty: HSG Alumni organisation has over 31,000 members.
  • Ranking: In the Financial Times rankings, the University defended its place among the top ten in the European Business Schools ranking.
  • Research: More than 47,000 publications about research results of HSG are accessible online. 32 per cent of these publications are openly accessable on the platform.
  • Global research: HSG intends to join the international research vanguard with three global centers.
  • International: HSG operates a network with about 200 partner universities worldwide. All in all, students from more than 80 nations are enrolled.
  • Regional: With more than 3, 335 employees, HSG is among the biggest employers in the Canton of St.Gallen. This is tantamount to 1234.7 full-time jobs. 
  • Spin-Offs: People who have successfully founded a company or have been working on specific start-up project for a minimum of twelve months can apply for the spin-off label of the University of St.Gallen. By now, 138 enterprises have been certified with it.
  • Shaped by the institutes: About 40 institutes, research centers and centers are organised largely autonomously and along entrepreneurial lines.
  • Art: Over 50 works of art are on the campus waiting to be discovered, among them works by Alberto Giacometti, Gerhard Richter and Joan Miró.

Further facts and figures can be found in our brochure "Facts and figures".

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