For whom : Collaborators and Students 

A support is disponible to help the collaborators and students of the department for their informatics problems.

For all request, please contact our responsible by email.

In case of absence of our responsible:

  • The collaborators can contact the IT support of the university  by phone: +41 26 300 72 20 or by email.
  • The students can contact Micromus.


Alexandre Vaira
+41 26 300 92 48 


Office 2.229
Chemin du Musée 4
CH–1700 Fribourg


  • Computer teaching room

    On the room 2.236 of the geography building located at PER14, chemin du Musée 4, you can find 16 public computers.

    These computers are used for teaching and they are also in free access for all students of the Department of Geosciences except the schedules of the official courses.

    Standard programs installed on the room:

    Office 2016 Illustrator Photoshop Indesign Arcgis
    IDL R RStudio Surfer Move
    Geoslope Nvivo Reflex QGis GoogleEarth
    Mathematica SPSS VLC Firefox Matlab
    Mapviewer NVIVO Python Anaconda Endnote Tidea
    Xming Xwin Vue Visual SFM Cloud Compare

    Need a new program on the computers room to work or to give a course, please contact our responsible two weeks before.

  • Recovery data

    As far as possible, our technician can recovery your data on external disk or USB key only if the problem come from a LOGICAL DEFECT:


    THE LOGICAL DEFECT is characterized by the following problems:

    • Erasing of certain files / documents, photos, database, etc.
    • Error of transfer of data by pressing on touches " CTRL + X / CTRL + V "
    • On recording of a file on an other one bearing the same name.
    • The USB key was disconnected in a incorrect way and she asks for the formatting.
    • The data are virus-infected computing and are not accessible any more.
    • A virus which modifies files and shortcuts returning all the hidden files.
    • Files or folders which disappear of the initial structure of files.
    • Files xls, doc, ppt, xlsx, docx, pptx who cannot open any more.
    • Disappearance of certain filesand documents.

    One memory stick or external disk presents a defect of logical type if it is functional and is detected by the computer but for various reasons it is inaccessible.

    The technician holds a software to be able to get back the data since all the types of storage medium.


  • Poster printing

    1x Ploter HP deskjet500ps 42' 


    A0 CHF25.-
    A1 CHF15.-


    All print document must be give or send in a PDF file.

    Please contact the IT Responsible for all information request.