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Due to the current situation and a duty of care towards our employees, we kindly ask for your understanding that the International Office is primarily available via email until further notice. Emails will be read and answered as quickly as possible. Any in-person consultations are suspended. Only under these conditions will it be possible to maintain service long-term.

News and Events


Information about the Coronavirus

The University of Freiburg is providing general guidelines and updated information regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus. Updates for the Global Exchange programs can be found here.



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Freiburg-Penn State Virtual Classroom Award

For the first time, the comprehensive partners University of Freiburg and Penn State University have conferred the Freiburg-Penn State Virtual Classroom Award to outstanding and innovative projects which involve digital components in learning and teaching. Due to the high quality and competitiveness of all applications submitted in this first call for applications, two project teams have been selected in 2020. Both teams will implement their ideas on how to create a truly virtual classroom.

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Calls for Application

Global Exchange Programs

Updates on the Global Exchange calls for application for our outgoing programs (USA/Canada, Asia, South Africa) can be found here.


Support for Scholars at Risk

Within the Philipp Schwartz Initiative, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has launched a new call for applications for scholars at risk, which enables universities to host threatened scholars for up to 24 months. The internal deadline for applications is September 4, 2020.


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Eucor - The European Campus

Watch: Study within Eucor - The European Campus

Discover the opportunities to study within Eucor - The European Campus, whether it is attending seminars in Strasbourg, spending a semester in Basel, or doing a binational doctorate in Freiburg and Mulhouse.


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