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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A small victory in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A team of researchers has succeeded in completely eradicating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in one patient by using bacteriophage viruses. This is a first in the fight against the scourge of antibiotic-resistant…

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Three PRIMA grants for female researchers from the National Fund

Three researchers obtained PRIMA funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation this year at Unifr, all three at the Faculty of Arts. PRIMA supports women in the transition to the position of research…

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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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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 by being an engine of innovation.

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