Self-Learning Centre


Learn new languages or improve your existing language skills in our Self-Learning Centre! You can also prepare for the TOEFL, GMAT or other language and aptitude tests with us.

Our centre is located just a stone's throw from the main building of the University of St.Gallen.


Opening hours
Availability and seat reservation
During the semester (excluding semester break):
Monday - Thursday, 14 - 18h

In the inter term break and the semester break:
We are happy to open our Self-Learning Centre for you upon request. Just send us an e-mail with the desired dates and times. Please find already planned time slots on our reservation platform.
Check the availability or make a seat reservation using our «Languages for Life» platform:
Centre for Languages and Transcultural Communication
Gatterstrasse 3
CH-9010 St.Gallen

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“Thanks to the offerings of the Self-Learning Centre and the extremely friendly support of the language services team, I was able to achieve my hoped-for score in TOEFL.”
Patrick P., 2022

Language learning software and computer-based training for TOEFL and GMAT

Language learning software and computer-based training for TOEFL and GMAT

Our eleven computer stations provide you with learning software for:

  • preparing for TOEFL and GMAT tests;
  • learning languages such as German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and many more.

To use one of our computer workstations free of charge (see conditions in the factsheet below), please reserve a workstation via our "Languages for Life" platform.

Language books, magazines and other media

Language books, magazines and other media

In our Self-Learning Centre you will find a large selection of language books and media, which you can look at on site or borrow for a deposit of CHF 50 (cash only). You can find our media in the library catalogue (HSGswisscovery).

Comfortable workstations are available on site where you can devote yourself to language learning.

Factsheet with further information

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