2023 is a special year for the HSG as it celebrates its 125th anniversary. The big HSG Community Festival invites all Alumni to a joint Homecoming Day on 30 September. Themed "Back to the Future", together with the student body, we invite HSG alumni from all over the world to return to the campus of their alma mater and its innovative SQUARE building. All information about the Community Festival can be found on this website which will be continuously updated.

Register for the HSG Community Festival

On 30 September, an unforgettable Homecoming celebration awaits you at your alma mater. Secure your tickets for the HSG Community Festival and the festive White Dinner now. 

Community Festival

Community Festival

30 September, University St.Gallen

Be part of the biggest HSG Alumni Event and celebrate the 125th anniversary of the University of St.Gallen together with us.

Register now for the Community Festival
White Dinner

White Dinner

30 September, University St.Gallen

Take advantage of this unique Homecoming opportunity to exchange ideas, get inspired and make new friends.

Register now for the White Dinner

Programme focus

The Community Festival focuses on the topics "Think Tank", "Business & Start-Ups" and "Communities", which are thought out and implemented in a cross-linked approach with the aim of involving and connecting the HSG community. The event takes place all over campus with the opening and closing ceremony being hold at the SQUARE building. See the full programme

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Think Tank

Experience the HSG as a think tank with its diverse landscape of student associations and their topics of today and tomorrow.

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Business & Start-Ups

Get inspired by current and future-oriented topics of the business & start-up world and take the chance to network.

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Meet new and old faces, come with your final year or family to relive old memories and create new experiences.

Hotels in St.Gallen

You are looking for a suitable accommodation? Here you will find attractive offers in the best location.
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Further events at the HSG in the anniversary year 2023

In the anniversary year, a variety of events around the theme of "The Future of Learning" will provide an opportunity to celebrate together - and to get to know the HSG all over again. See the full event calendar of the jubilee year 

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Jubilee concerts

May 3, Tonhalle St.Gallen / May 7, Kirche St.Peter

HSG Alumni Symphony Orchestra: Jubilee Concerts "125 Years of HSG"

Direction: Kemal Akçağ
Dulcimer: Nicolas Senn

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Dies Academicus

Dies academicus

May 13, Aula, St.Gallen

Once a year, our academic holiday brings friends and alumni together with personalities from academia, business and the general public.

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Business Workshop

HSG researches

May 13, SQUARE, St.Gallen

What is actually being researched at the HSG? This programme shows current research, makes it tangible and invites you to participate.

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September 16, St.Gallen

The established format will invite renowned speakers and experts to talks dedicated to the theme of the anniversary year: "The Future of Learning".

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The St.Gallen Tourist Office recommends

Take the opportunity: Discover St.Gallen anew.

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Food Trails: St.Gallen

St.Gallen has a rich history that accompanies you on your FoodTrail. Let yourself be seduced in St.Gallen!

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Säntis - the mountain

Experience the magic of the Alpstein mountains, set in one of the most beautiful natural parks in Europe.

Go to Säntis

The Abbey Library

The Abbey Library of St.Gallen is one of the oldest and most important libraries in the world.

Go to the Abbey Library


Do you have questions about the Community Festival? Would you like to volunteer? You want to contribute content to the festival? Then get in touch with us now.