Office Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Rectorate and the Office Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are responsible for assuring equality within the University. A wide range of measures is being implemented to achieve this goal.


Women perform less well than men: at the core of an illusion

For the same level of performance, a woman is still judged to be less competent than a man, notably in areas which are stereotypically masculine. The University of Fribourg has taken part in a European…

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Dr.iur. Nula Frei is the winner of the Brigitte-Schnegg prize 2019

Dr.iur. Nula Frei is the winner of the Brigitte-Schnegg prize 2019 for her dissertation "Menschenhandel und Asyl. Die Umsetzung der völkerrechtlichen Vorgaben zum Opferschutz im schweizerischen Asylv

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Professor of Philosophy Martine Nida-Rümelin receives the Jean Nicod Prize 2019

Martine Nida-Rümelin, professor of the philosophy of language, mind and the human sciences at the University of Fribourg since 1999, is this year's recipient of the prestigious Jean Nicod Prize.

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Social origin

The Office Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is also interested in other dimensions of equality and diversity such as the cooperation project "Selectivity by social origin" which started in March 2021
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Gender Prize

You have completed your master's or doctoral thesis or a publication in relation to the field of gender and you would like to promote it?
the Gender prize 2022 is for you!