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 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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New SINERGIA projects at Unifr

Four researchers from the University of Fribourg have obtained "Sinergia" funding from the Swiss National Fund. Sinergia supports ambitious collaborative projects between two to four professors in Switzerland,…

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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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