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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Exploring tomorrow's quantum materials

A team from the physics department of the University of Fribourg has measured surprising properties in a new type of material, properties that pave the way for promising applications in tomorrow's electronics.

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How do our cells store fat?

A study from the University of Fribourg sheds some light on how our cells store fat. These results are an important step towards a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying obesity, one of today's…

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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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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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