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  • Locations: Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: ISEP 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/15/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: ISEP Exchange Language of Instruction: French, German
Language Prerequisites: 5 Semesters Housing Options: Off Campus, On Campus
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes Non-MSU student: No
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: Anthropology, Arts/Visual Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Culture Courses, Earth Science, Economics, Education, English (Literature), Film, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology
Pre-Session Language: Yes Competitive Program: Check ISEP's Chance of Placement
Program Description:
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Université de Fribourg, Suisse

Flexible Course Enrollment, ISEP Exchange

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Study in the beautiful and exciting city of Fribourg. Having official languages of both French and German, this central city offers every comfort one would expect of the Swiss. Like its sister city Bern, Fribourg has preserved its medieval center, and invites students and visitors alike to visit any one of its unique and diverse museums, theaters or its international film festival. Students interested in skiing, ice hockey or basketball will especially be attracted to the sports that the city has to offer.

Fribourg is very strong in law, philosophy, and theology, emphasizing European law, comparative religions, and philosophies. Courses are often highly structured. Also of note are Fribourg’s institutes, which are well known in Switzerland. These include the Institute of Medieval Studies, the interdisciplinary Institute of Eastern and Central Europe, the Federalism Institute, the interdisciplinary Institute of Counseling in Family Matters, the Institute of Ethics and Human Rights, and the Institute of Sports. Fribourg is the only bilingual (French-German) university in Switzerland; classes are taught in French or German. Some courses are taught in English.