UniFR Established: 1889

University of Fribourg

Avenue de l'Europe 20 Fribourg 1700 Fribourg Switzerland

At the University of Fribourg(Université de Fribourg - Universität Freiburg), we are committed to excellence in research and teaching and we take pride in our truly interdisciplinary spirit. We continue to further develop our international focus and above all we put humanity at the centre of our endeavours.

  • 10,000+
    Total Students
  • 18%
    International Students
  • 45.4
    Students Per Staff
  • Yes
    Financial Aid

University Rankings

  • Times World University (THE)
    214
  • QS World Univesity
    601

Overview

We are Switzerland’s only bilingual university, 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 as well as international Exchange and Summer School Programmes.

With roots that date back to the 16th century, the University of Fribourg was formally established in 1889 and comprises five faculties in Law, Theology, Economics and Social Sciences, and Arts and Science.

Research at the university is combined with academic teaching, and interdisciplinary studies are encouraged among its cohort of 10,000 students enrolled on bachelor, masters and PhD programmes.

Home to several centres of scientific excellence, Fribourg aims are to extend the frontiers of scientific knowledge and find solutions to pressing global challenges. The university is committed to exploring new fields of study and its research extends into areas such as Nanomaterials and Multilingualism.

Programs / Degrees at University of Fribourg

Bachelor

  • Theology
  • Theological Studies
  • Christianity and Religious Studies
  • Law
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Economic and Legal Studies
  • Business Communication
  • Communication and Media Research
  • Philosophy
  • Classics
  • English Language and Literature
  • French
  • French and German: Bilingualism and Cultural Exchange
  • German
  • German Literary Studies
  • Greek Studies
  • Italian
  • Latin Studies
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Slavic Studies
  • Spanish
  • German as a Foreign Language
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • History
  • History of Modern Times
  • Contemporary History
  • Art History
  • Musicology and History of Opera
  • Sociology (FR)
  • Sociology (DE)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (FR)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (DE)
  • Eastern European Studies
  • Politics and Society
  • Religious studies
  • Social Anthropology
  • Special Education and Social Pedagogy
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Special Education
  • Educational Sciences
  • Education / Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Human Medicine
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Sport Sciences and Motor Control
  • Teacher Education for Secondary Level I
  • Environmental Sciences

Master

  • Theology
  • Theological Studies
  • Christianity and Religious Studies
  • Theology (Canonical License)
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • LL.M.
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Accounting and Finance
  • International and European Business
  • Ethics and Economics
  • Business Communication
  • Communication and Media Research
  • Philosophy
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • French
  • French: Foundational Curriculum
  • German
  • Greek Studies
  • Italian
  • Latin Studies
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Slavic Studies
  • Spanish
  • German as a Foreign Language
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • Foreign Language Didactics
  • Multilingualism Studies
  • History
  • History of Modern Times
  • Contemporary History
  • European Studies
  • History Didactics and Public History
  • Art History
  • Musicology and History of Opera
  • Archaeology
  • Sociology (FR)
  • Sociology (DE)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (FR)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (DE)
  • Eastern European Studies
  • Ethics, Responsibility and Development
  • Gender, Society, Social Policy
  • Politics and Society
  • Religious studies
  • Social Anthropology
  • Special Education and Social Pedagogy
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Special Education (Special Educational Needs Teacher) (FR)
  • Special Education (Special Educational Needs Teacher) (DE)
  • Special Education
  • Educational Sciences
  • Education / Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Physics of Soft Materials
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Sport Sciences and Motor Control
  • Experimental Biomedical Research
  • Teacher Education for Secondary Level I
  • Teacher Education for Academic Upper Secondary Schools
  • Family, Children and Youth Studies
  • Islam and Society
  • Medieval Studies

Doctorate

  • Theology
  • Theological Studies
  • Christianity and Religious Studies
  • Theology (Canonical License)
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Accounting and Finance
  • International and European Business
  • Business Communication
  • Communication and Media Research
  • Philosophy
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • French
  • German
  • Greek Studies
  • Italian
  • Latin Studies
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Slavic Studies
  • Spanish
  • Multilingualism Studies
  • History
  • History of Modern Times
  • Contemporary History
  • European Studies
  • Art History
  • Musicology and History of Opera
  • Archaeology
  • Sociology (FR)
  • Sociology (DE)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (FR)
  • Social Work and Social Policy (DE)
  • Eastern European Studies
  • Religious studies
  • Social Anthropology
  • Special Education and Social Pedagogy
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • Special Education
  • Educational Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry and Physics of Soft Materials
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Experimental Biomedical Research
  • Medical Humanities
  • Teacher Education for Secondary Level I

Academic Life

  • 58 : 42
    Female male ratio
  • Semesters
    Academic calendar

Student Life

  • 1,001-5,000
    Employees
  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type
  • Non-Profit
    Entity
  • Religious affiliation
    None

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