University of Fribourg

The University of Fribourg is a place where learning, research, employment and events all happen at the same time. Its innovative force makes it an important mover in the commercial and cultural life of the region. Since it attracts students and researchers from every part of Switzerland and from all over the world it has shaped life in the bilingual city of Fribourg since it was founded in 1889.

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ENVIRONMENT

Scientists identify 66 future alien species that pose the greatest threat to European biodiversity

Scientists have identified 66 alien plant and animal species that are not yet established in the EU region, but if introduced would be most likely to pose a threat to biodiversity and ecosystems.

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GEOSCIENCES

Large meteorite crater discovered in Greenland

An international team of researchers with participation of the University of Fribourg has discovered a 31-km wide meteorite impact crater buried beneath the ice-sheet in northern Greenland. This is the…

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NEW ENERGY

Stabilizing next-generation perovskite solar cells

Researchers from the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) at the University of Fribourg have developed a new type of more stable, highly efficient next-generation perovskite solar cell, opening perspectives…

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Course offerings 2018-2019

Course catalog

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Mobility

Each year many students from Fribourg leave to study for one semester or two in a foreign country.

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