Our Coaching Programme is offered only in German. Please switch to the German version of this page for detailed information about the Coaching Programme. However, anyone who is in command of German is welcome to apply for the Coaching Programme. Our goal is to accompany the personality development of students in the challenging time during the Assessment Year along four interdisciplinary skills. The Coaching Programme of the University of St.Gallen is an optional additional service for students in the Assessment Year without any influence on grades. In the intense time of the Assessment Year, the Coaching Programme creates space for students to develop without pressure and reflect about life, studies and career, supported by their personal coach. Additionally, various exclusive excellent seminars support the personality development in regard of the following four interdisciplinary skills: Self-reflection Personal responsibility Social competence Leadership skills The possibility to encourage such skills in conventional courses of studies, especially in the big lectures of the Assessment Year, is limited. Therefore, our Coaching-Programme completes the core and contextual studies, makes the first year to a holistic Assessment Year and is an important element in the realization of the vision of the University of St.Gallen to develop talent, able to integrate perspectives and act both entrepreneurially and responsibly. The Coaching Programme will accompany you during the assessment year, promotes your personal development, provides you your own experienced coach, allows you to participate in excellent seminars, is an optional programme and without any influence on grades, requires additional commitment which goes beyond the management of regular studies, is limited to 60 places and is an unique offer in the European higher education. Sponsor The Haniel Foundation supports the Coaching Programme as main sponsor since 2010. However, the Foundation located in Duisburg, Germany, cooperates already for more than ten years closely with the University of St.Gallen. In addition to the financial support, several Coaches from Haniel make a significant contribution to the personality development of our coachees.