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.



Fribourg, capital of antibiotic resistance

A Swiss centre of expertise to combat new types of resistance to antibiotics has recently been established at the University of Fribourg under the aegis of the Swiss Federal Bureau of Public Health.  

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Alien species on the rise worldwide

The increase in numbers of alien species does not show any sign of saturation at a global level, an international team of 45 researchers with participation of the University of Fribourg has discovered.…  

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Anti-Cancer Treatment with Aeronautical Precision

Even if solutions don't tend to fall from the sky, they do at times come from surprising directions. This is what happened when the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) at the University of Fribourg, in collaboration…  

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Course offerings 2016-2017


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

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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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