HSG Founder of the Year 2015 — Laura Behrens Wu wins with her startup "Shippo"
HSG Founder of the Year 2015
Trends in Swiss online trade in 2015 — A study conducted by the Institute of Retail Management at the HSG
Study on Swiss E-Commerce in 2015
G as in Graduation Day — Our term of the month
Graduation Day
HSG history accessible to everyone — University Archives have made the Online Publication Archive available
University Archives have made the Online Publication Archive available
Focus on Switzerland — In the Spring Semester, the HSG will offer 41 public lecture courses to the general public
Public lectures at the University of St.Gallen in Spring 2015
Financial Times Ranking — The Financial Times has ranked the HSG as the 6th best European business school
A student reads the "Financial Times"
Art interviews — Artists whose works can be seen at the HSG speak about their work and their ideas about art
art at the HSG
Global, practice-oriented, interlinked — Vision and general principles of the University of St.Gallen (HSG)
Main Building of the HSG
Entrepreneurs of tomorrow — The University of St.Gallen (HSG) encourages Start-ups
Entrepreneurs at the University of St.Gallen (HSG)


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425 Master’s degrees awarded

On 28 March, 425 graduates were awarded the degree of a Master of Arts at the University of St.Gallen. In his ceremonial address, President Thomas Bieger focused on the challenge for both companies and private individuals who are called upon to perform a balancing act between regional roots and global orientation.

HSG Founder of the Year 2015

On the occasion of the Entrepreneurship Day on Wednesday, 25 March 2015, Laura Behrens Wu, representing the Shippo company, was elected HSG Founder of the Year 2015. The prize of the Werner Jackstädt Foundation is worth 10,000 Swiss francs.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Beschorner on responsible behavior in football and the role of associations and clubs. What happens to players after retirement and how do football clubs deal with taboo subjects such as homosexuality? A video interview.

Events at HSG

3/31/2015 – Vorlesung Amerikanische Literatur

6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
HSG 01-U121
North American Short Stories of the 1950s and 1960s; Prof. D.Phil. A. Robinson

4/1/2015 – Lunch mit Gästen

12:15 PM
Akademikerhaus, Dufourstrasse 87
Chancen einer Stadtpolizei; R. A. Hurni, weitere Infos: www.akademikerhaus.ch

4/1/2015 – Vorlesung Musik / Musikgeschichte

6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
HSG 02-001 (Aula)
Ein klassischer Musiker spricht über seine geheime Leidenschaft: Jazz, Jazz, Jazz! R. Lutz, Organist, Dirigent und Chorleiter

4/2/2015 – Kar- und Ostertage im Kloster (mit Anmeldung)

Kloster Einsiedeln
Infos und Anmeldung: thomas.reschke@unisg.ch oder martin.bergers@unifr.ch

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1 day ago HSGUniStGallen

All the best to our 425 graduates who were awarded the degree of a Master of Arts on 28 March 2015! http://bit.ly/1Dks73i

Alles Gute unseren 425 Absolventinnen und Absolventen, die am 28. März 2015 ihren Master of Arts erhalten haben! http://bit.ly/1BDLNbw

5 days ago HSGUniStGallen

Congratulations to Laura Behrens Wu who is our "HSG Founder of the Year 2015"! Together with HSG student Simon Kreuz Laura launched her startup called Shippo in San Francisco in 2013. Today their company has 20 employees and seed funding amounting to 2 million US dollars. Read more about their success story here: http://bit.ly/1E3hvpn.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch an Laura Behrens Wu, unsere «HSG Gründerin des Jahres 2015»! Zusammen mit HSG-Student Simon Kreuz gründete sie ihr Startup «Shippo» 2013 in San Francisco. Mittlerweile hat das Unternehmen 20 Angestellte und konnte zwei Millionen US-Dollar Startkapital akquirieren. Hier die ganze Erfolgsgeschichte: http://bit.ly/18ZF4BF.


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All the best to our 425 graduates who were awarded the degree of a #Master of Arts on 28 March 2015! http://t.co/CuS7TBZ6YJ

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Alles Gute unseren 425 Absolventinnen und Absolventen, die am 28. März 2015 ihren #Master of Arts erhalten haben. http://t.co/CuS7TBZ6YJ

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