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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ERC STARTING GRANT

How important are power and autonomy to us?

Why did Britain vote for Brexit? What are the underlying reasons for Switzerland's dislike of the EU? One of the most important motives is autonomy. But to what extent are we prepared to trade financial…

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PHYSIOLOGY

To lose weight, should you drink your tea hot or cold?

To burn fat and help lose weight, various studies recommend drinking tea. However, to lose calories, would it perhaps be better to drink it cold? This was the question posed by a team of researchers in…

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NEW PUBLICATION SERIES

Muslim associations can contribute to preventative measures against radicalisation

While the debate on radicalisation and the mentoring of persons at risk rages on, a new publication of the Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (SCIS) emphasises the social role to be played by Muslim associations…

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Course offerings 2018-2019

Admission

Spring semester 2019

The application for the spring semester 2019 is open until 30th November 2018.

Course catalog

Consult the course schedules.

Timetable

Mobility

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

Study abroad