University of Freiburg Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau – University of Freiburg im Breisgau 


IAU Member


top General Information



City:Freiburg im Breisgau

Post Code:79085

Tel.:+49(761) 203-0

Fax:+49(761) 203-4369 +49(761) 203-8866


Institution Funding



Founded 1457 by Archduke Albrecht of Austria and confirmed by the Emperor and the Pope. Now academically autonomous whilest financially supported by the State of Baden-Württemberg and under the jurisdiction of its Ministry of Science and Research. Teaching staff employed by the State (Land), independent in teaching and research, responsible to the above mentioned Ministry. The status of the University is guaranteed by the Constitution of the State (Land).

Academic Year

October to July (October-February; April-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent. For international students, good command of the German language



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Hans-Jochen Schiewer

Job title:Rektor

Senior Administrative Officer : Matthias Schenek

Job title:Kanzler

International Relations Officer : Katharina Aly

Job title:Director, International Office

top Divisions

Faculty : Biology

Fields of study:Biology

Faculty : Chemistry and Pharmacy

Fields of study:Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy

Faculty : Economics and Behavioural Sciences

Fields of study:Business Administration, Cognitive Sciences, Economics, Education, Finance, Psychology, Sports

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Engineering

Faculty : Environment and Natural Resources

Fields of study:Botany, Crystallography, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Forest Biology, Forest Economics, Forest Management, Forest Products, Forestry, Geography, Hydraulic Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Meteorology, Soil Science

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Asian Studies, Ethnology, History, Musicology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Prehistory, Sociology

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, International Law, Law, Private Law

Faculty : Mathematics and Physics

Fields of study:Mathematics, Physics

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Dentistry, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Pathology

Faculty : Philology

Fields of study:English, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Philology, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages

Faculty : Theology

Fields of study:Bible, Theology

Research Division : Anthropology and Gender Studies

Fields of study:Anthropology, Gender Studies

More details:ZAG

Research Division : Biological Signalling Studies

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences

More details:Bioss

Research Division : Business and Law

Fields of study:Business Administration, Law

Research Division : Chronical Immunodeficiency

Fields of study:Immunology

Research Division : Computational Neuroscience and Neurotechnology

Fields of study:Computer Science, Neurosciences

More details:Bernstein Center Freiburg

Research Division : Computer Science and Social Studies

Fields of study:Computer Science, Social Studies

Research Division : Data Analysis and Modelling

Fields of study:Data Processing

More details:Freiburg - FDM

Research Division : French Studies

Research Division : Interdisciplinary Ethics

Fields of study:Ethics

More details:Freiburg

Research Division : Linguistics

Fields of study:Linguistics

More details:Hermann Paul

Research Division : Materials

Fields of study:Materials Engineering

More details:Freiburg - FMF

Research Division : Medieval Studies

Fields of study:Medieval Studies

Research Division : Neurosciences

Fields of study:Neurosciences

More details:ZfN

Research Division : Renewable Energy

Fields of study:Energy Engineering

More details:ZEE

Research Division : Security and Society

Fields of study:Protective Services

Research Division : Systems Biology

Fields of study:Biology

Research Division : Transcultural Asian Studies

Fields of study:Asian Studies

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Kirchliche Abschlussprüfung

Fields of study:Theology


Fields of study:Catholic Theology, Law, Theology

Diplom (Univ)

Fields of study:French Studies


Fields of study:American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Business Administration, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, East Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Management, European Languages, European Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Forest Management, Forestry, French, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, German, Germanic Studies, Health Sciences, History, International Economics, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Modern History, Molecular Biology, Musicology, Neurosciences, Nordic Studies, Periodontics, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Romance Languages, Scandinavian Languages, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Sports, Taxation, Water Science, Welfare and Protective Services


Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Resources, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Theology


Also Statsexam in Dentistry, Medicine, Law, Pharmacy, Secondary Education (Biology, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Danish, Educational Science, English, French, Geography, Geology, German, Archaeology, Greek, History, Italian, Latin, Mathematics, Norwegian, Philospohy, Ethics, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Economics, Spanish, Swedish).

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services


Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

IT Centre


Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities


Statistics Year:2013-2014


Updated on 22-01-2015