General Information

University of Fribourg offers a variety of doctorate programmes within the faculties of Humanities, Science and medicine, Law, Management Economics and Social Sciences, Theology and in the Interdisciplinary domains.

Before applying for a PhD, the candidate should contact a Professor who agrees to supervise the Thesis.

Each Faculty has their own PhD regulations, please familiarize yourself with the relevant ones when applying.

Below is a list of links to the Doctoral Studies information, offers and rules at the different Faculties:

The BULA office (Equal Opportunities Offices of the Universities and Vocational Colleges in Latin Switzerland) has published the information booklet “Getting Your Thesis Off to a Good Start,” geared at doctoral students who have recently embarked on their dissertation.


Concrete avenues for doctoral students and those supervising them.

Publication of the Centre for Faculty Development at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).