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.



Breast Cancer: Major Discovery for Treating Cerebral Complications

A late complication of breast cancer, brain metastases significantly reduce life expectancy of women suffering from the disease. Thanks to a new preclinical model, scientists at the University of Fribourg…

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Alien species: unloved but not necessarily harmful

Alien (that is, nonnative or exotic) plant and animal species are frequently deemed harmful to local biodiversity by conservationists. But viewing all alien species as harmful would amount to painting…

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Fewer animal experiments thanks to artificial models

How can methods and tools be developed to ensure that the number of animal experiments and the number of animals used in research are significantly reduced? A research team from the University of Fribourg…

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Course offerings 2022-2023


Spring semester 2023

The application for the spring semester 2023 is open until 30 November 2022.

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Three good reasons to study in Fribourg

Personal. Multilingual. Central.

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