HSG in numbers 9,291 students, 3,439 employees, and about 200 partner universities – find out more about HSG and why you should choose to study here. Founded in 1898 as a business academy, today the University of St.Gallen (HSG) is a business university offering degrees in Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, International Affairs and Computer Sci-ence. Figures Currently there are 9,291 students studying at HSG, of which 35,7 per cent are women. Our 180 alumni clubs have 33,973 members. We employ 3,439 people. Our funding through the public sector amounts to 15,212 francs per student. To find out other exciting facts about the University of St.Gallen, check out our Facts and Figures brochure.