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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Support for Researchers affected by the war in Ukraine: UniFR, SNSF, CARA, and more

The University of Fribourg strongly condemns Russia's military intervention in Ukraine and fully supports Swissuniversities' statements denouncing the war. The UniFR research community commits itself to…

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Save the Date: UniFR Research Funding Week 16-20 May

Save the date in your diaries for our 2022 Research Funding Week, which will take place in person from Monday 16th to Friday 20th May. Courtesy of your very own SPR, the Research Funding Week will mainly…

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Professor Dutton: The SNSF Projects Grand-Master

Elisabeth Dutton was appointed Professor of Medieval English Literature at the University of Fribourg in 2011, after having spent most of her earlier academic career in the UK, at the University of Oxford…

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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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Researcher support

Visit our Researcher page for info & support