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.

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GLOBAL WARMING

Global warming is causing new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet.

By using more than 25,000 satellite images, Andrew Tedstone and Horst Machguth, two researchers from the University of Fribourg, were able to observe that the runoff of water from the melting of the Greenland…

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POLITICS AND SOCIETY

Elections influence social norms

The results of a recent study involving a researcher from the University of Fribourg have shown that elections can change people's perceptions of what is ethically right and wrong - and sometimes very…

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GENETIC

The genetic origins of the world's first farmers clarified

The genetic origins of the first agriculturalists in the Neolithic period long seemed to lie in the Near East. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that the first farmers actually represented…

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Course offerings 2022-2023

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Autumn semester 2022

The late application for the autumn semester 2022 is open until 31 August 2022.

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Three good reasons to study in Fribourg

Personal. Multilingual. Central.

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