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.



Successful step towards artificial vision

A group of researchers from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, China and the USA has made a discovery which could form the basis of a new generation of visual prostheses. They have demonstrated…

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Healthy and sustainable food made in Fribourg

Imagine foods rich in nutrients and able to provide a long-lasting feeling of fullness. That is the dream of anyone who has ever had to follow a strict diet. The team headed by Professor Stefan Salentinig…

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A University of Fribourg study challenges a rule of evolution

According to Cope's rule, today's species are on average larger than their distant ancestors. A broad study by a researcher at the University of Fribourg has just shown that that is not the case among…

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Course offerings 2023-2024


Spring semester 2024

The application for the spring semester 2024 is open until 30 November 2023.

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Three good reasons to study in Fribourg

Personal. Multilingual. Central.

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