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.



Fair Pension Policies with Occupation-Specific Ageing

The average remaining life expectancy at the age of 65 varies greatly depending on the occupation. So how does a fair pension policy look like? What would an increase in the statutory retirement age mean…

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A newly discovered natural compound protects against macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among seniors. Researchers from the University of Fribourg, part of a team led by Professor Patricia Boya, working with the Center…

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Refined methods for conducting cognitive tests on laboratory monkeys

Researchers at the Swiss Non-Human Primate Competence Center for Research at the University of Fribourg have developed a method that significantly improves the well-being of the macaques used in experiments.…

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Course offerings 2024-2025

Late application

Autumn semester 2024

The late application for the autumn semester 2024 is open until 31 August 2024.

Course catalog

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