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.

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Strong idea earns researchers earn EU funding

Researchers from the University of Fribourg?s Adolphe Merkle Institute have been awarded a highly competitive European Pathfinder grant, worth a total of ?3 million, to develop novel artificial muscles.

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À la mémoire du professeur Jean-Pierre Berger

Nous commémorons ces jours-ci la triste perte du professeur Jean-Pierre Berger, décédé il y a 10 ans à l'âge de 55 ans après une courte maladie.

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Swapping spit helps ants share metabolic labour

New findings from University of Fribourg show how fluids passed mouth-to-mouth in a colony of ants allow them to divide and share metabolic labour and adapt to the colony's needs.

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