Young Investigator Programme We support young researchers to develop interdisciplinary competencies, to become familiar with the academic system, and to tackle questions and conflicts that may arise during qualification and career planning. The Young Investigator Programme (YIP) is the umbrella brand for all training, services and resources at the University of St.Gallen that are available to support you in your current qualification stage. We differentiate between the following phases: The focus varies slightly, depending on your needs: Discover: At the start of your doctoral programme, our services are designed to help you to get to grips with the academic system, and to build competencies that will enable you to successfully and effectively complete your dissertation. Commit: Once you have graduated, you might ask yourself: “What next?” You won`t be by yourself when it comes to finding an answer. We will support you as you plan your professional future both, within and outside academia. Accelerate: You have decided to pursue an academic career? We help you establish profile as a researcher and build relevant competencies.