Université de Fribourg

country rank  8
world rank  580

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, 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: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Université de Fribourg (UniFR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record 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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University Identity

Name
Name Universität Freiburg
Name University of Fribourg
Acronym UniFR
Founded 1889 Origins date back to 1580
Motto Science et Sagesse
Knowledge and Wisdom
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenue de l'Europe 20
Fribourg
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland
Tel +41 (26) 300 7111
Fax +41 (26) 300 9700

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenue de l'Europe 20
Fribourg 1700
(26) 300 70 20

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université de Fribourg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021