Living in Fribourg

Living in Fribourg
Fribourg is a typical university town where around 10,000 students coming from over 100 countries live, study and have fun. A high quality of life, a tolerant atmosphere and easy access to a variety of recreational activities make it an ideal place to choose for your studies. Those interested in outdoor activities can go biking, climbing, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing or snowboarding in the nearby Alps, while those interested in culture can choose from theater, concerts, art galleries, and museums that offer varied and seasonal programs. Fribourg also hosts a number of festivals including the Film Festival and a number of music festivals held throughout the year. For those who like to go out, there's a wide choice of cinemas, clubs, discos, bars and pubs. There is always something to do in Fribourg! For more information about Fribourg and the most up to date listings of events, have a look at the official website of Fribourg Tourism
Whether you prefer a dorm room in a shared flat or an apartment all to yourself, there is plenty of affordable accommodation to choose from in Fribourg and finding the right place for you is rarely a problem. More information about accommodation can be found on the University's Information for Students website.
The university crèche (daycare) accepts children of university staff from the age of 4 months until they are ready to start kindergarden. More information can be found directly on the crèche's website. (note: this website is only available in French and German. Limited information in English can be found on the crèche facilities page of the university's main website).