Facts and figures


different locations spread all over the city of St.Gallen house the over 100 different course and seminar options on offer at the GBS.


different further training courses enhance students’ prospects following their initial training.


different professions are offered at the GBS in two-, three- or four-year training models.


apprentices complete their schoolbased training at one of our two training workshops, the couture class and the graphic design class.


students on the threshold between compulsory education and an apprenticeship attend school-based bridging programmes.


students attend higher vocational training courses every year.


employees, of whom 590 are involved in teaching, consistently provide first-class service on a daily basis.


apprentices successfully complete their federal vocational baccalaureate.


people attend the over 50 public courses offered at the GBS every year.

1 400

PC and Mac workstations are provided by our IT service.

1 600

training companies work together with the GBS to ensure the successful professional training of young apprentices.

4 600

apprentices attend lessons in vocational training.

60 000

meals are purchased at the internal GBS Resto every year.

178 000

lessons per year are held at the GBS and ensure lively and practice-based teaching.

52 000 000

swiss francs are the annual turnover at the GBS.