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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How tactile vibrations create illusions

Researchers from UNIGE and UNIFR decipher how the amplitude and frequency of tactile vibrations can bias how the brain interprets them.

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The right words for better sleep

Our thoughts during sleep influence sleep itself. This has been shown by researchers from the University of Fribourg. The study lays an important foundation for the development of new interventions to…

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Polymers with an extra twist

Researchers from the University of Fribourg?s Department of Chemistry and the Adolphe Merkle Institute have developed a new method of polymerization that provides more control over the process, while opening…

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Course offerings 2021-2022


Spring semester 2022

The application for the spring semester 2022 is open until 30 November 2021.

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Three good reasons to study in Fribourg

Personal. Multilingual. Central.

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