Research @unifr

The University of Fribourg is committed to excellence in research and teaching, and takes pride in a truly interdisciplinary spirit. There are a total of five faculties, with activities spanning the entire research spectrum, as well as numerous cross-faculty and interdisciplinary projects.

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Predatory dinosaur Spinosaurus: Not just a pretty face

A primeval giant with a low, elongated skull? That doesn't quite correspond to our typical image of a predatory dinosaur. However, a preliminary examination of the inner structures of a Spinosaur skull…

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A beetle against allergies

Hardly any other plant is as allergenic as Ambrosia. But now there is a glimmer of hope - thanks to an accidentally introduced beetle. A study, in which the University of Fribourg was a participant, has…

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European research project - predicting tomorrow's fashion

Imagine a clever computer which could explore the internet, then predict next year's fashion in clothing. Who would be interested in such a software? For one, Zalando, the largest online European clothing…

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Research Topics by faculties

The University of Fribourg is conducting internationally recognised research across a wide range of domains. It brings together more than 2000 researchers, including around 280 professors.

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Innovation

Universities play a key role in the economy as an engine of innovation. The University of Fribourg is committed to this role through training, research and technology transfer.

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