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Christina Leib-Keßler Will Be the New Head of Administration at the University of Freiburg

The Senate and University Council elected the native of Constance to serve for six years

“The System is Sick”

Six members of the University of Freiburg community discuss career perspectives for doctoral candidates and postdocs

Information from the University of Freiburg on how to deal with the corona pandemic
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In accordance with the CoronaVO of the state of 30.11.2020 (in the version valid from 28.06.2021), libraries and archives can reopen partially and with conditions for the time being under certain conditions – depending on the incidence. As of Wednesday, 26.05.2021, the University Library will allow limited access to reading room areas without prior online registration. Please check the University Library webpage (https://www.ub.uni-freiburg.de/) for the latest information.

Studying at the University of Freiburg

By studying in the sustainable and green Black Forest Metropolis of Freiburg, you will become part of one of the best universities in Germany: 290 degree programs prepare you to meet future social and scientific challenges in the best possible way.
Our study programs are theory-based, challenging, and promote teamwork and academic culture. In addition to knowledge and methodology, you will also acquire the ability to reflect on what you have learned. You will experience excellent research, hands-on experience and ideal career preparation both in the course of your studies and in the programs offered alongside your studies.
As part of the EUCOR – European Campus and a large worldwide network, we are internationally oriented: Foreign and intercultural experiences are part of our study programs.

The University of Freiburg

The “Green City” Freiburg in southwest Germany is known worldwide for its historic old town, the Black Forest mountains, its recreational value, its high environmental standards and of course for the Albert-Ludwigs-University. Founded in 1457, the university is located in the middle of the city. It has received many awards as one of the best German universities in nationwide competitions for its excellent research and teaching. The university offers its approximately 25,000 students a creative and inspiring environment in which it is a pleasure to learn, research and live.

Research

At 17 scientific centers, more than 100 scientific facilities of the faculties and in numerous collaborative research centers, researchers from different disciplines are dedicated to one topic. From medieval studies or research into renewable energies to materials science and the life sciences: scientists benefit from the shared infrastructure. In addition, they cooperate in their projects with national and international non-university partners.

Living in Freiburg

The Black Forest metropole Freiburg is home to one of the oldest universities in Germany. The many hours of sunshine and the magnificent nature make it a perfect city for all summer worshippers and nature lovers. In addition, Freiburg enchants with the ancient charm of the city center.

Transmission

Whether registering patents, cooperating with commercial partners from industry, holding lecture series and other formats of science communication, advising political institutions or offering continuing education courses that reflect the broad spectrum of subjects offered by a comprehensive university, the University of Freiburg uses its expertise for the benefit of society and strengthens the exchange between science, business, culture and politics through its transfer of ideas, knowledge and technology.