Ana Maria Esquinas Rychen

Ana Maria Esquinas Rychen

Ana Maria Esquinas Rychen

Language Lecturer, Responsible for Portuguese and Spanish
Büro 51-7004
Unterer Graben 21
9000 St. Gallen
Fields of research
  • Wine and culture
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Intercultural Narratives

2023                Ph.D in Social Sciences

2016-2022:    Ph.D. Candidate in Doctoral Program “Organization and Culture” (HSG)

1997-1999:      Extension in Computer Linguistics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

1993-2000:      Extension in Psychology (UNED)

1991-1996:      Licentiate in Spanish Language and Literature (Universidad de Valladolid) 

Professional Career

2023:               Responsible for Spanish (Centre of Languages and Transcultural Communication, SHSS-HSG)

2016-2022:    Research Assistant and PhD Candidate (Chair of Culture and Society of Latin America and Spain, Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo - SHSS-HSG); Spanish Lecturer; Coordinator for Spanish (since 2016) and Portuguese (2018-2022).

2003-2016:      Bank Director, Bankinter, Valladolid

2000-2003:      Internet Analyst, Bankinter, Madrid

1999-2000:     SAP Administrative Assistant, Cadbury's, Valladolid

1992-today:     Translator (English, French, German into Spanish)   

Teaching Activities


Spanish B1 (Advanced Course for Beginners):        HS16-FS17-HS17-FS18-HS18

Spanish C1:                                                              FS17-HS17-FS18-HS18