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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

Covid Response: Masks

Coronavirus: pandemic-related updates and guidelines

The University of Freiburg is providing general guidelines and updated information regarding the pandemic and its consequences for students, staff, and visitors. Updates for the Global Exchange programs can be found here.




Directions Cities Palmtree

January 26: "Wege ins Ausland"

In this twice-a-semester information lecture, the International Office provides an overview of the ways you can spend time abroad during your studies, including the when and how. The lecture is intended for Bachelor students. [Lecture via videoconference and in German]



International Club Friends

SWFR's International Club honored by the German Foreign Office

This year's prize for excellent support of international students was awarded to the International Club at the Studierendenwerk Freiburg. The Foreign Office praised the  innovative service offers that allow ongoing support during the pandemic, and the extraordinary commitment by the International Club. The prize is endowed with 30.000 Euros.

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Calls for Application


Living Multifunctional Materials Collaborative Research Seed Grant Program 2021

Applications are open to Penn State and University of Freiburg full-time faculty for this seed grant focused on the discovery of sustainable materials that are biological or inspired by biological principles. The deadline is January 20, 2021.

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Eucor - The European Campus

Eucor Mobility

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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