Université de Fribourg

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world rank  802

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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 medium-sized town of Fribourg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Université de Fribourg (UniFR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université de Fribourg (UniFR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 130 years old 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.

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 (population range: 10,000-49,999)
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland
T +41 (26) 300 7111
F +41 (26) 300 9700

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenue de l'Europe 20
Fribourg 1700
+41 (26) 300 70 20

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
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 Université de Fribourg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019