Mission Statement 

In order to fulfil the task assigned to it by the Canton of Fribourg in the University Act and making full use of its autonomy, the University of Fribourg promotes quality, responsibility and readiness to engage in dialogue.


Quality

The University of Fribourg

  • offers an excellence in education in science to its students, based on the competence and availability of its staff
  • strives to offer the best conditions to study, research and work
  • to develop cetres of competence that ensure research and vocational education and training on a high level
  • systematically conducts a high quality promotion policy.

Responsability

The University of Fribourg

  • is committed to a society that respects ethical principles and requires social justice
  • offers the possibility to deepen the values of Christian humanism in a spirit of intellectual openness
  • favors young scientists and the presence of women in teaching and research
  • encourages vocational education and training of its employees

Readiness to engage in dialogue

The University of Fribourg

  • is a cosmopolitan institution that cooperates with Swiss and international Colleges and Universities
  • participates in the multicultural dialogue, particularly between the four national cultures of Switzerland
  • encourages bilingual studies and degrees in French and German
  • valorizes interdisciplinary in education and research
  • favors a culture of communication, transparency and participation within the university community
  • strengthens its external relationships, particularly those with the canton and the city of Fribourg

Mission Statement