Apply Now to Win a Scholarship to the St. Gallen Publishing Management Course

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

Frankfurt Academy

The St. Gallen Publishing Management Course – developed by the University of St. Gallen’s MCM Institute and the Frankfurt Academy – will provide in-depth expert knowledge and tools required to lead publishers and media companies successfully into the future.

Two scholarships are available that will allow participation on the course for two enthusiastic and creative publishing professionals who might otherwise not have the chance to attend this year. The scholarship covers course tuition. Each attendee is responsible for their own travel expenses.

How to Apply

  1. Write an essay of 1,000 to 1,500 words on the following topic: “Navigating your way through the changing book publishing today and tomorrow.”
  2. Send your essay and CV to by June 30, 2013.
  3. Course faculty will select two winning essays, whose authors will receive a scholarship to attend the course.


Middle and senior managers with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in the book publishing industry.

More about the Course

The St. Gallen International Publishing Management Course will take place September 2-6, 2013 on the University of St. Gallen campus. The course will be followed by 2-day “self-study phase”, culminating in a keynote session and “Leaders Summit” on October 6-7, 2013 in Frankfurt, which will tie in with the Frankfurt Book Fair (9–13 October 2013).

Register now as space is limited! The course fee of €5,200 (excl. VAT, where applicable) and includes an All-Access Ticket to Frankfurt Academy events during the Frankfurt Book Fair 2013, including CONTEC Frankfurt, Publishers Launch, the Rights Directors Meeting, Frankfurt StoryDrive, etc.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.