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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Björn Rasch receives ERC grant

Fribourg University Professor Björn Rasch, sleep researcher and biopsychologist, has been awarded one of the largest EU research grants, a Starting Grant of the European Research Council (ERC) amounting…

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Conspiracy theories: nothing ever happens by accident, or does it?

For several years now, the phenomenon of conspiracy theories has been occupying considerable space in the public debate. To explain this phenomenon of widespread suspicion, "conspiracists" are often seen…

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Biodiversity: Animal immigrants benefit from size variability

Mammals whose body size can vary within one species are especially good at adapting to new environmental conditions. Such animal immigrants have a clear competitive advantage in the battle for new habitats.…

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Course offerings 2016-2017

Mobility

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

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An international university

According to the latest ranking of Times Higher Education, the University of Fribourg is a strongly international University. It features as one of the best 100 universities in the world on the category International Outlook. Overall the University of Fribourg is ranked amongst the best 200 to 250 universities worldwide.

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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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