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THE Impact Rankings: University of Freiburg places among the Top 100 in four SDGs

The University of Freiburg was able to improve on several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals compared to the previous year.

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Honorary senatorship and university medals awarded for 2024

The University of Freiburg is honouring the merits and achievements of Leena Bruckner-Tuderman, Daniela Kleinschmit and Jörn Leonhard at the Dies Universitatis.

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Statement on the protests at universities regarding the war in Gaza

In light of the protests at universities about the war in Gaza, an initiative organised by people identifying as students has also set up a camp in Freiburg.

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Support for women academics on the path to a professorship

Apply now: Invitation to Apply to the coaching programme ”CORA - Coaching Women for Research and Academia” continues until 15 July 2024.

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Nils Wiedemann elected into Academia Europaea

Biochemist recognised for outstanding achievements in mitochondrial research

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Science for All

The University of Freiburg publishes its Open Science policy

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CHE Ranking 2024: University of Freiburg Gets Multiple Top Marks

Students gave the University of Freiburg marks of "very good" in many areas. Positive evaluations in organisation of study and introduction to academic work are particularly worth noting.

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Tracking electrons with attosecond lasers

Physicist Prof. Dr Giuseppe Sansone uses ultrashort light pulses to investigate how electrons move in molecules.

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How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms

Research team at the University of Freiburg discovers previously unknown gene that indirectly promotes photosynthesis

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Sonja-Verena Albers and Oliver Einsle both receive an ERC Advanced Grant

Archaeal cell division and a natural alternative to the industrial Haber-Bosch process: European Research Council (ERC) funds basic research by two Freiburg scientists.

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Funding for research beyond national borders

“AUTOMETA” develops microfluidic chips to make personalised treatment with medicines more effective

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For excellent doctorate conditions

For excellent doctorate conditions

In future, the Graduate Centre (GraCe) will unite the services for doctoral candidates at the University of Freiburg under one roof

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Award ceremony: Jörn Leonhard receives Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

Award ceremony: Jörn Leonhard receives Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

On 13 March 2024, the German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize to Freiburg historian Jörn Leonhard

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How surface roughness influences the adhesion of soft materials

Research team discovers universal mechanism that leads to adhesion hysteresis in soft materials

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Jürgen Kleine-Vehn is the new speaker for Freiburg’s CIBSS Cluster of Excellence

Since January, plant scientist Professor Jürgen Kleine-Vehn has rounded off the team of three speakers at the University of Freiburg’s Cluster of Excellence CIBSS – Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies. He gave an interview about what he finds so fascinating about researching biological signals, and what is special about the University of Freiburg.

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