Reduction of the tuition fee

Students eligible to apply for a reduction of the tuition fee must have completed at least one semester and no more than sixteen semesters at the University of Fribourg and must have a financial situation that justifies the request. (see regulations).

The deadline to submit an application is fixed on May 1st for the following academic year. Application forms are available online from March 1st until May 1st.

Students who perform their 1st semester in the fall semester may exceptionally apply for a reduction of the tuiton fee for the spring semester until November 1st. The form can be obtained by sending a request to the e-mail address

The application must be renewed each academic year.

Applications should be sent to the address: Réduction de la taxe d'inscription à l'Université, Rue Techtermann 8, 1700 Fribourg.

For any further information, please send your questions to the following e-mail address:


For information about possible reductions in students' tuition fees, please contact the Office for Social Counselling and Student Finances.

Contact and information on reduced tuition fees