|English Name:||University of Fribourg|
|Address:||Av. de l'Europe 20|
The University of Fribourg, Switzerland, is a public State University committed to excellence in research and teaching, taking pride in a truly interdisciplinary spirit. Founded in 1889 on roots dating back to the 16th century, the University of Fribourg places itself in the tradition of humanism, putting humanity at the centre of all its endeavours.
Scientific Research At Fribourg University
The University of Fribourg places scientific research that is closely linked to academic teaching at the heart of its activities. With an array of centres of scientific excellence as well as research programmes across the entire disciplinary spectrum, the aim is to extend the frontiers of scientific knowledge and to help solve mankind’s current and future challenges.
Particular strong points are materials science (Adolphe Merkle Institute for Nanomaterials), biomedical sciences, european law, european business and economics, european history & culture, federalism research, education sciences, clinical psychology, multilinguism research and interreligious relations.
Studying At Fribourg University
Switzerland’s only bilingual university, the University of Fribourg is offering a full academic curriculum both in French and German. A number of Master programmes are taught in English and the University offers a wide range of opportunities for PhD and doctoral studies in all its scientific and academic fields as well as numerous international exchange and summer school programmes.
232 full Professors and about 1100 academic and teaching staff cater for 10'000 students, of which about 1'200 are doctoral students. The University of Fribourg is organized in five Faculty Schools: Theology, Law, Economics & Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Science (including medicine).
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