Department of Biology

Our department has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment with strong dedication for excellent teaching.



Large ERC grant brings further international recognition for a University of Fribourg biologist

Stefano Vanni, a Professor at the Department of biology of UNIFR, has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. These prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants fund inspirational and ground-breaking…

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Funding from the SNSF: Young female researchers score a hit at UNIFR

This year, six young researchers will receive Ambizione and PRIMA research funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for research at UNIFR. These programmes allow early-career researchers…

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Problematische Arten mit natürlichen Feinden bekämpfen

Vom 26. bis 31. August findet in Engelberg ein internationales Symposium zur biologischen Bekämpfung invasiver Pflanzen statt. Dazu einige Fragen an Keynote-Speaker und Mitorganisator Heinz Müller-Schärer…

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Ici et Ailleurs

Discover the temporary exhibition as well as the Alien Trails in collaboration with Sven Bacher group. 

Alien Trails