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.



Artificial intelligence fills in gaps in the fossil record

Because of gaps in the fossil record, paleontologists have had a hard time painting an accurate picture of the extent of biodiversity in the past and understanding its change over time. A study led by…

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Comprehensive Method Developed for More Accurate Disease Monitoring

Researchers at the University of Freiburg have achieved a breakthrough that enables a more precise understanding and potentially more effective treatment of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.…

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Genome editing: immense potential in Africa

With the invention of CRISPR-Cas9, that famous pair of molecular scissors, genome editing has revolutionized fundamental research around the world. Until now, however, the African continent has remained…

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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

Consult the course schedules.


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