Department of Biology

The Department of Biology in University of Fribourg - Switzerland - has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment in life sciences with strong dedication for excellent teaching. We aim to equip our students with the best knowledge to cope with the current global challenges. 



New study unravels the mystery of the origin of flowering plants

Flowering plants are much more ancient than indicated by their fossil record, according to a study lead by the University of Fribourg.

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Obtenir son certificat de botanique de terrain "Bryophytes" en 2021

« Mais quelle est donc cette mousse » ? Après le succès de ses premiers cours sur les Bryophytes (mousses), en 2020, le Jardin botanique de l'Université de Fribourg propose une nouvelle série de journées…

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Reducing pesticide use with nanoparticles

Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute and the Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg have discovered how certain silica nanoparticles could act as a traceless, degradable, and highly…

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