Summer and Winter School

Seeking for a short stay in the University of Fribourg during summer and winter break?

UniFr offers a wide range of choices:

  • Subject-specific summer and winter school led by faculties, individual professors and institutes
  • Short stay programs open to all students from all subject area organized by the International Relations Office in collaboration with faculties, individual professors and institutes.
  • Customized program per request
  • Summer and Winter School

    Summer and Winter Schools offered by the University of Fribourg

    Questions concerning financial support for the creation of Summer and Winter School at the University of Fribourg can be addressed to the International Relations Office:


    To download the application form, please refer to the application form available in French or German.

    Summer and Winter Schools offered by faculties

    «ERS Russian Summer School in Riga»

     7 July to 04 August 2024
    Application deadline: 31 march 2024
    Teaching language: Russian and Latvian
    Organized by Department of European Studies and Slavistics 
    Department of European Studies and SlavisticsFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences 


    Summer and Winter Schools offered by research Institutions

    A summer research stay in the laboratory of the NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials
    Period I: From May 15 to August 15 
    Period II: From June 15 to September 15 
    Working language: English
    National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) for Bio-Inspired Materials
    The Adolphe Merkle Institute


  • Short Stay Programs

    Every summer and winter, the International Relations Office of the University of Fribourg organizes short stay programs welcoming international students from all backgrounds to spend one-three weeks on our campus. Gain your unique experience through exploring the culture, language(s), and high-quality teachings in the best seasons of Switzerland!
    For any inquiry, please contact

    Past Programs 

    Online February Winter School 2022: 7th to Friday 11th 2022

    Winter School 1: International Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Winter School 2: Python for Data Analytics & Machine Learning 

    Online Summer School 2021: 23 August – 27 August 2021 

    Introduction to Switzerland, International Communication and Business

    Optional module of French for Beginner


    Online Winter School 2021: 14 February – 19 February 2021

    Online Winter School 1: International Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    Online Winter School 1: R programming


    Online Summer Programm 2020: 17 August - 21 August 2020