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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From leaves to packaging

Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg have discovered how environmental conditions affect water transport through the waxy skin layer of ivy and olive leaves and have…

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New study unravels the mystery of the origin of flowering plants

Flowering plants are much more ancient than indicated by their fossil record, according to a study lead by the University of Fribourg.

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New mathematics professor at Unifr

We welcome a new professor at the Science Faculty, Enrico Le Donne in the Mathematics Department. Here is a feature about his arrival in Fribourg and his research in the Alma & Georges magazine (in…

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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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Visite our Researcher page for info & support