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.



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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Global warming is causing new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet.

By using more than 25,000 satellite images, Andrew Tedstone and Horst Machguth, two researchers from the University of Fribourg, were able to observe that the runoff of water from the melting of the Greenland…

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Elections influence social norms

The results of a recent study involving a researcher from the University of Fribourg have shown that elections can change people's perceptions of what is ethically right and wrong - and sometimes very…

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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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