Do you have an interest in international affairs, in the United Nations? Or spending a week with the university in New York and all in all getting 6 credits for that? Then pally now for the National Model United Nations HSG Delegation. The National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York is one of the largest and most sophisticated simulations of the United Nations worldwide. It was established in 1946 one year after the foundation of the UN. The conference has since successfully taken place more than sixty times. Annually 4500 students from 250 universities worldwide gain an insight into the procedures of the United Nations. The students get a unique opportunity to accumulate skills in conducting diplomatic negotiations. Likewise, public speaking, which could not otherwise be from day to day university life.
The University of St. Gallen sends a delegation of up to 24 students to New York every year as part of the national Model United Nations (NMUN) Bachelor Course which prepares you for the conference throughout the autumn semester.
Specialized knowledge, rules of procedure and rhetoric are only a few of the skills that the students need to master. Acquiring these calls for initiative, discipline, and focus. Having been able to gain several awards in previous years, the University of St. Gallen once more sets out to reach new heights.
With their engagement and dedication to their project, the students who form the St.Gallen delegation to the annual NMUM conference represent one of the most important aspects of the educational mission of HSG: