1, 2, 3… The HSG in figures The new issue of the brochure “The HSG: a portrait – facts and figures” has appeared. The figures reveal at a glance what the University of St.Gallen is and what its characteristics are. 31. May 2013. Did you know that… almost a third of our students are women? half of our students are involved in one of the approximately 100 student associations and initiatives? about 80 per cent of undergraduates and students at the Master’s Level work during their studies? one in five students spends at least one semester abroad? the HSG has a quota for foreigners and that this is 25 per cent? more than 21,000 alumni are members of one of the 140 Alumni Clubs? the HSG attained its objectives of being placed among the top ten in the European Business Schools Ranking of the Financial Times for the first time in 2012? the research platform Alexandria provides free access to over 30,000 publications with research results? dozens of external events take place on the campus every year? the HSG contributes to the value creation in the Appenzell AR – St.Gallen – Lake Constance region to the tune of CHF 201m? one in five overnight stays in the city and the region is generated by the University? the University is referred to in the media 28 times a day? the 41 institutes, research centers and centers are organised largely along autonomous and entrepreneurial lines? 42 works of art can be found on the campus, among them Giacometti, Richter and Miró? Further facts and figures can be found in our brochure "The HSG: a portrait – facts and figures".