Research @unifr

The University of Fribourg is committed to excellence in research and teaching, and takes pride in a truly interdisciplinary spirit. There are a total of five faculties, with activities spanning the entire research spectrum, as well as numerous cross-faculty and interdisciplinary projects.

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Alix Heiniger, Eccellenza Fellow in the Department of Contemporary History

Alix Heiniger has been awarded Eccellenza funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation and will take up her position as assistant professor of contemporary history on 1 September 2021.

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Breast cancer: detecting the invisible

Mammography is the method of choice for breast cancer screening. Although effective, this method has its limitations and, above all, it depends on the «visibility» of the cancer in the imaging process.…

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"La ville ornée" - a major SNSF project funding for the Department of Art History and Archaeology

Between the 15th and 18th centuries, a large number of European cities featured painted facades with historic scenes, monumental figures and ornaments. The project, led by Professor Jérémie Koering, focuses…

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Research Topics by faculties

The University of Fribourg is conducting internationally recognised research across a wide range of domains. It brings together more than 2000 researchers, including around 280 professors.

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Innovation

Universities play a key role in the economy as an engine of innovation. The University of Fribourg is committed to this role through training, research and technology transfer.

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