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.



New director for the Adolphe Merkle Institute

In agreement with the University of Fribourg, the board of the Adolphe Merkle Foundation has appointed Prof. Ullrich Steiner as the new director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute. He replaces Prof. Christoph…

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Transnational influences losing importance in Muslim communities

Transnational networks such as the Muslim Brotherhood, which was founded in Egypt, and the Islamic World League, which is financed by Saudi Arabia, have played an im-portant role in the creation and development…

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Biodiversity: using artificial intelligence to better identify areas to protect

Can more species be saved from extinction by using artificial intelligence? A team of researchers, led by SIB Group Leader Daniele Silvestro of the University of Fribourg and University of Gothenburg,…

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Course offerings 2022-2023

Late application

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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