Anne Crausaz Esseiva, Academic Director 

Academic Affairs Directorate


The Directorate is responsible for centrally provided student services:

  • Admissions and Enrolment
  • Financial and personal support;
  • International Relations;
  • Reception;
  • Psychological Counselling;
  • Legal Advice;
  • Pastoral Care;
  • Cultural activities;
  • Degree Certificates;
  • Joint thesis supervision;
  • Course offerings and information.



The Academic Directorate provides the following services:

Admissions and Enrolment Service

Responsible for University admission at all levels and for various services at semester enrolment.


Offering advice, support and networking in cases of personal, administrative, professional and financial difficulties.

International Relations Office

Promotion and support of international cooperation with partner universities, in particular with regard to student exchange.


Information Centre for practical information about the University, studying and living in Fribourg.

Psychological counselling

Offering short-term therapy designed to support the ability to reshape everyday life in a constructive manner.

Legal Advice

Initial legal advice in matters relating to university study.

Pastoral Care

Available to everyone, whether a believer or not, for personal and spiritual development.

Student Centre (Centre Fries)

A centre for students offering a cultural programme of concerts, theatrical performances, film and discussion evenings, as well as social activities and workshops.