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.



A Better Model for Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Unfortunately ovarian and peritoneal cancers are often diagnosed at a stage that is already quite advanced. This greatly reduces the chances of survival for patients battling such cancers. To tackle this…

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The University of Fribourg Joins the Swiss Biobanking Platform

The collection, storage, management and use of material of human origin used in clinical research is subject to strict regulation and ethical authorisation. The Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) is the principal…

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Extreme dwarfs and giants more likely to go extinct

Islands are biodiversity hotspots and home to animal species with unique features, including dwarfs that evolved to very small sizes compared to their mainland relatives, and giants. An international study…

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Course offerings 2022-2023

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Autumn semester 2023

The application for the autumn semester 2023 is open until 30 April 2023.

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Three good reasons to study in Fribourg

Personal. Multilingual. Central.

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