English studies are a success story at the University of Fribourg. In a flexible, dynamic, and multicultural environment where both teaching and administration are conducted in English, students benefit from a total immersion in the target language.



Research at the English domain is conducted in both linguistics (mainly pragmatics) and literature (American and British, covering various periods). 

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Useful information for students

Feb. 2018:

  • The next Aptitude Test will take place on Monday 19 February 2018 in room MIS10 2.16, from 15:30 to 17:00. More information here.
  • The Spring semester course timetable is now available here.

Latest news

April 2018

  • Vacancy: Lecturer in English Literature (50%), more information here
  • Conference by Randy Fuller on 13 April: “Finding Zenobia: Using the digital archive to uncover a forgotten voice.” More information here

Recent publications

  • Emma Depledge publishes Shakespeare's Rise to Cultural Prominence @CUP
  • Steve Oswald co-edits Argumentation & Language @Springer


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