Education Exchange Semesters GIMLA offers support, in Brazil, to exchange programs open to the University of St.Gallen Bachelor and Master students. For more information and application requirements, please contact the International Office. LATAM Compact The LATAM Compact are block seminars open to Master students of the University of St.Gallen in partnership with local Latin American Universities. The first block seminar, "Negotiating the Amazon", took place in Fall 2018 (Nov. 03 - 10) in Brazil. The application process was open to all Master and PhD students via the University's bidding system. A second edition is planned for Fall 2019. Latin America (LA) Course Offers at the University of St.Gallen Lecturers affiliated to our Institute organize Contextual Studies courses on a regular basis. For an overview of courses on Latin America at the University of St. Gallen, please contact the Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo. Summer / Winter Courses The Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM) of the University of St. Gallen was offering a course in collaboration with the Universidad EAFIT in Medellin taking place in December 2019. More information about this and future events can be found on the school's website.