Department of Geosciences

The Department of Geosciences collectively offers bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees for the subjects of Earth Sciences and Geography. 

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Environmental Humanities Lunch

Les Environmental Humanities Lunch sont de retour !

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In Greenland, global warming is intensifying the runoff of meltwater towards the ocean

An international team of researchers, including Horst Machguth of the University of Fribourg, has shown that global warming promotes the formation and expansion of of ice slabs embedded within the arctic…

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An international workshop in Evolène to define standard guidelines for inventorying rock glaciers

Supported by the International Permafrost Association (IPA) and promoted by the Universities of Fribourg and Lausanne, a group of more than 90 scientists from all over the world has decided to work together.…

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