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In Autumn Semester 2017, 8,553 students are enrolled at the University of St.Gallen (previous year: 8,337). The overall proportion of women is 35 per cent (34.3). The students come from 84 countries.
The University of St.Gallen has been offering an English-language summer school ever since 2013: the Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM). The existing cooperation ventures with Oslo and Ljubljana will be complemented by a partnership with EAFIT in Medellín (Colombia) from December 2018. An interview with Hans-Joachim Knopf.
Despite the fact that the Swiss Franc is no longer so strong, Swiss consumers in 2017 still enjoy shopping abroad and spend billions of francs outside the country. Online shopping tourism has experienced a particularly significant increase. This has been revealed by the most recent survey by the Institute of Retail Management at the University of St.Gallen.
The latest edition of our digital University magazine HSG Focus homes in on the topic of "University". We will present some topics which specifically exercise the HSG, but also others, which generally deal with universities today and tomorrow.
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The international business newspaper "Financial Times" today published its latest European Business Schools Ranking in London. The University of St.Gallen (HSG) moved up one position compared to last year and is now ranked fourth. Since 2012 the HSG has continuously been in the top 10 in this ranking, which now includes the 95 best business universities in Europe.
Recently, the Transparency Grenade was inaugurated at the HSG. This work of art by Julian Oliver is intended to provide a very concrete illustration of the discussion about "transparent citizens".
The winners of the first HSG FinTech Challenge 2017 have been announced: the jury chose TWHIZ and Treashare as the best teams. The teams will now go to Frankfurt to present their business ideas at the well-established Between the Towers event. The first HSG FinTech Challenge was a success and will be continued next year.