Department of Biology

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



Changing the landscape of Swiss science

"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time" (A. Gide). This is one of the meaningful quotes that Susan Gasser, Director and group leader at the…

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IRP Schellenberg Prize: award ceremony for Prof. Claire Jacob

The IRP Schellenberg Research Prize 2018 has been awarded to Prof. Claire Jacob (together with Prof. Magdalena Götz, Munich) on 27th September.

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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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Ici et Ailleurs

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

Alien Trails