Research Services

  • Research Promotion Services
    Research Promotion Service

    Chemin du Musée 8
    CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Tel +41 26 300 73 30

    The Research Promotion Service serves researchers at the University of Fribourg as well as researchers and companies at the cantons of Fribourg and Valais.

    Our Services

    Map and Directions
    • By public transport

    Bus no 1 (Marly/Pérolles), 3 (Pérolles) or 7 (Cliniques) from Fribourg train station to the Charmettes stop. The bus timetable can be found here.

    • By car

    Take the freeway to the Fribourg Sud exit. Drive in the direction of Arsenal/Zeughaus and then in the direction of Marly.

  • Euresearch Fribourg

    Euresearch Fribourg is a regional office of the Euresearch network and serves all researchers and companies in the cantons of Fribourg and Valais.

    Services include (free of charge):

    • Information and advice about participation in European funding programmes.
    • Assistance with applications to the European programmes (including pre-screening of proposals and EU Project Mentor).
    • Support with contract and intellectual property rights negotiation, administrative and financial reporting.
    • Facilitation of innovation partnerships in Europe.

    Euresearch Fribourg

    Doris Kolly, Euresearch Regional Contact 
    026 300 73 32

    Dr Frédéric Pont, Scientific collaborator 

    026 300 73 41

    Dr Matthias Held, Scientific collaborator 
    026 300 73 40



    Euresearch Fribourg
    Research Promotion Service

    Ch. du Musée 8
    1700 Fribourg
    Tel +41 26 300 7330
    Fax +41 26 300 9728

  • SNSF Local Research Commission

    The Local Research Commission is an intermediary between the University of Fribourg and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). It provides input for the evaluation of funding applications and decides on applications for awards submitted by prospective and advanced researchers. It is also in charge of the evaluation of proposals submitted to the Research Pool.

    SNSF Local Research Commission

  • Research Fund/Pool Secretariats

    The Research Fund and Research Pool Secretariats serve all researchers at the University of Fribourg wishing to apply for support from the University's Research Fund or Research Pool, respectively.

    Research Fund

    Research Pool

  • TechTransfer Fribourg

    The Technology Transfer Office serves researchers at the University of Fribourg and is the single point of contact for industrial partners.

    Services include (free of charge):

    • Assistance with commercial development and technology transfer projects (including contracts, mediation, negotiation, finance).
    • Facilitation of industry partnerships.
    • Creation of a company (start-up support, financing, incubators, contracts with your employer).
    • Support for administrative tasks.


    TechTransfer Fribourg

  • International Relations
  • Student Admission
  • Human Resources
  • Office for Gender Equality

    Women researchers

    Réseau romand
    Mentoring scheme for women at French-speaking

    Career-development competencies programme for young women academics and professors, organised by the universities of western Switzerland.

    Person of contact: Ms. Claudia Möri +41 26 300 70 43


    Swiss National Science Foundation gender equality support
    An important aspect of this commitment is the personal support of
    young women researchers (the facilitation of contacts and mentoring)
    as well as specific funding programmes and structural measures designed to promote the careers of women in research.


    Dual-career couples

    The University of Fribourg supports the Swiss Federal Equal
    Opportunity Programme at Universities and the development of dual-career policies to allow both partners to
    pursue a career.

    Person of contact: Ms. Muriel Besson


  • Unicom Communication & Media
  • Euraxess

    Euraxess Fribourg is a regional centre of Euraxess Switzerland and serves all international researchers wanting to move to the University of Fribourg.

    Services include (free of charge):

    • Information about job and
    • funding possibilities.
    • Information for dual career
    • couples
    • Help with additional
    • mobility-related issues.