Faculty of Science and Medicine

At the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, we teach the next generation of scientists and doctors, with a particular focus on life sciences, biomedicine, and nanomaterials. We train them to face the future challenges of our society.


"Die Psychiatrie betrachtet den Menschen in der Gesamtheit seiner Persönlichkeit und Entwicklung" - Interview mit Prof. Dragos Inta

Seit dem 1. Januar 2022 ist Dragos Inta Professor an der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen und Medizinischen Fakultät. Er erzählt uns, was ihn nach Freiburg geführt hat, was sein Forschungsthema ist…

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Breast Cancer: Major Discovery for Treating Cerebral Complications

A late complication of breast cancer, brain metastases significantly reduce life expectancy of women suffering from the disease. Thanks to a new preclinical model, scientists at the University of Fribourg…

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Global warming is causing new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet.

By using more than 25,000 satellite images, Andrew Tedstone and Horst Machguth, two researchers from the University of Fribourg, were able to observe that the runoff of water from the melting of the Greenland…

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