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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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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New research project launched on English Literature

Professor Indira Ghose, Department of English, received a generous grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation to study the production and reception of literature on courtesy and conduct in England…

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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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