49th St. Gallen Symposium "Capital for Purpose": 8–10 May 2019


Impressions Zurich Reception

On 15 January 2019, the St. Gallen Symposium invited partners and benefactors to the Zurich Reception. It showed a glimpse of what the 49th St. Gallen Symposium in May will be all about. Follow the link to gain some impressions.

Global Essay Competition - Apply now!

All grad and postgrad students: Join us for the next St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award. Challenge yourselves in a compelling essay competition aiming at an exclusive selection of only the best of you to participate in the upcoming St. Gallen Symposium.


Upcoming Speakers

Mark Tercek (US)

President & Chief Executive Officer, The Nature Conservancy

Prof. Niall Ferguson (UK)

Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford and the Center for European Studies, Harvard. 

Ignazio Cassis (CH)

Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland

Batte.re AG

Embajada española

Michelle’s Cupcakes


Schmidi-Events GmbH


We empower the voices of the next generation. Through our year-round initiatives, we harness the worries and opinions of today’s most promising young talents and take the brightest ideas to the next level.

Future Symposia

You're invited to join us for future symposia taking place annually in May. Have a look at the upcoming dates and contact us if you are interested to join.

João Abreu (BR)