University of Fribourg Rankings

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In the World#432 of 14178
In Europe#162 of 2794
In Switzerland#8 of 23
In Fribourg#1 of 1

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Enrollment
10,366
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
French;German

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,527
Citations
564,345

University of Fribourg majors

by publication count

Biology
2,407
Chemistry
1,926
Computer science
1,363
Psychology
1,321
Physics
1,164
Materials science
1,079
Medicine
716
Mathematics
671
Political science
530
Geology
509
Sociology
372
Economics
361
Art
308
Business
305
Philosophy
241
Geography
239
Environmental science
176
Engineering
128
History
109

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology34221,559
History348918
Environmental science39320,196
Psychology44962,246
Philosophy450639
Biology455169,519
Geography4936,638
Computer science52642,961
Physics56036,361
Political science5643,108
Mathematics61721,532
Art626236
Chemistry63968,084
Materials science66535,304
Economics7456,955
Sociology7893,425
Business10713,050
Medicine116716,393
Engineering14642,427

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199069648
199183773
1992951126
1993961053
1994901334
19951251708
19961652066
19971722554
19981852971
19992383979
20002124691
20012425336
20022256587
20032948223
20043009676
200533211010
200634012276
200741314961
200838615876
200952218070
201056119816
201160323038
201267127743
201374731189
201477933321
201592136514
201691639578
201797443529
2018101141781
2019102347843
2020101150668

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (baccalauréat or maturité fédérale) or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment10,366
Full time employee800
Student:staff ratio13:1

Tuition

International studetns805 per semester (CHF)
Local studetns655 per semester (CHF)

University of Fribourg has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
BachelorBiochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Fine Arts, Geography, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Physics, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Theology
MasterBiology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Fine Arts, Geography, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Management, Mathematics, Physics, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Theology
Doktorat/ Doctorat/ DottoratoArts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, European Union Law, Gender Studies, History, International Law, Law, Linguistics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology, Theology

General info

Alternative namesUniFR
Université de Fribourg
Universität Freiburg
WikipediaUniversity of Fribourg
AccreditationStaatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Academic structureFaculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenue de l'Europe 20
Fribourg, Fribourg, 1700
Switzerland
City population38,000
Phone+41 (26) 300 7111
Fax+41 (26) 300 9700

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