University of Fribourg

The University of Fribourg is a place where learning, research, employment and events all happen at the same time. Its innovative force makes it an important mover in the commercial and cultural life of the region. Since it attracts students and researchers from every part of Switzerland and from all over the world it has shaped life in the bilingual city of Fribourg since it was founded in 1889.

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PHYSIOLOGY

To lose weight, should you drink your tea hot or cold?

To burn fat and help lose weight, various studies recommend drinking tea. However, to lose calories, would it perhaps be better to drink it cold? This was the question posed by a team of researchers in…

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NEW PUBLICATION SERIES

Muslim associations can contribute to preventative measures against radicalisation

While the debate on radicalisation and the mentoring of persons at risk rages on, a new publication of the Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (SCIS) emphasises the social role to be played by Muslim associations…

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START-UP

Crucial boost to stimulate NanoLockin success

The very first start-up launched at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, Nanolockin, has received support from two important sources. Fri Up will provide business coaching during the crucial launch phase, while…

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Course offerings 2018-2019

Mobility

Each year many students from Fribourg leave to study for one semester or two in a foreign country.

Study abroad

Continuing education

New CAS and MAS are available at the University of Fribourg.

They contribute to improving participants' knowledge and skills, often offering them new career opportunities.

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