Universität Freiburg

country rank  10
world rank  286

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University Overview

Established in 1457, Universität Freiburg (University of Freiburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Freiburg im Breisgau (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Universität Freiburg is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Freiburg 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Freiburg
Founded 1457
Motto Die Wahrheit wird euch frei machen
The truth will make you free
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Fahnenbergplatz
Freiburg im Breisgau (population range: 50,000-249,999)
79085 Baden-Wurttemberg
T +49 (761) 203-0
F +49 (761) 203 8866

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Fahnenbergplatz
Freiburg 79085
+49 (761) 2 03 43 72

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universität Freiburg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes



  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • Academic Consortium 21 (AC21)
  • ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018