Founded in 1889, the Université de Fribourg (University of Fribourg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Fribourg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Université de Fribourg (UniFR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Université de Fribourg (UniFR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 134-year-old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UniFR also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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The following Université de Fribourg's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université de Fribourg's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Université de Fribourg's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Université de Fribourg a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
Université de Fribourg's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.University of Fribourg has more than 900 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Université de Fribourg.
Université de Fribourg has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).
Université de Fribourg is a public higher education institution.
Université de Fribourg is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Université de Fribourg does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Fribourg's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Fribourg's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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Université de Fribourg is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université de Fribourg 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Université de Fribourg 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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