Advisory services and StudentGuide Here you will find various advisory services that might be relevant before you take up your studies. The University of St.Gallen offers various optional language courses before the start of studies (subject to a fee) to improve existing German and/or English skills. Special rules apply to students who have no previous knowledge of German at the time of entering the English track of the Assessment Year. These students will be informed separately about the language courses to be taken. For questions and registration, please contact the Language Center. The Advice Center for Study Funding provides information and advice on various financing options. For more information, see Financing your studies. The Military Liaison Office is available to all students enrolled at the University of St.Gallen for questions related to military, civil defense or alternative civilian service. It advises and represent the interests of students vis-à-vis military authorities, but also the university. For more information, see Military Liaison Office. The Special Needs Advice Center advises and supports students living with a disability and/ or chronic illness or who have special health needs related to stress. The goal is to enable students to study with equal opportunity. For more information, see Special Needs Advice Center. In the StudentGuide, you will find information on the topics of arrival in St.Gallen, the HSG campus, starting your studies, communication and IT tools as well as offers of the HSG (counseling services, extracurricular activities, clubs and associations). The StudentGuide helps with questions before the start of studies and all around the studies.