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.



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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When the digestive system affects baby's sleep

Sleep rhythm and the neurological development of infants depend closely on the brain and the gut. Two researchers at the University of Fribourg, working with colleagues from ETH Zurich and the Children's…

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Plastics soon to be more easily degradable?

Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute, in collaboration with the Technical University of Darmstadt, have developed a new type of polymer - the main component of plastics - that is more easily degradable…

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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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