About the University of St. Gallen
“The University of St. Gallen is widely recognized as a major international centre for business education. Leading business publication Wirtschaftswoche has ranked it the number one business school in Europe. It has also been ranked first in a survey of business schools in Switzerland, Austria and Germany conducted by SwissUP. Karriere has named it the fourth leading business school in Europe. In 2006, its executive education programs were rated as the best in German-speaking Europe by the Financial Times.
Boasting Switzerland’s largest business faculty, St. Gallen seeks to develop future leaders in business, public administration and law through an interdisciplinary approach emphasizing systems theory and the importance of broad reasoning. Alumni hold leadership positions in most major European multinational companies.
St. Gallen was founded as a business school in 1898, becoming a university in 1911. Its programs have earned the endorsement of leading international quality-assessment bodies for management and business schools. These include the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and its American counterpart, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).”