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Analysing internal world models of humans, animals and AI

Freiburg researchers develop new formal description of internal world models, thereby enabling interdisciplinary research

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Learning from Venus: Combining Earth System Sciences with Planetary Sciences

The Volkswagen Foundation is funding a new tenure track professorship in Earth and Planetary Geodynamics at the University of Freiburg.

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University Administration Outing

The Central Administration (ZUV) of the University of Freiburg will have limited availability on 18 July 2024

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University of Freiburg in Top 10 German universities in the QS World University Rankings: Europe 2025

The second QS World University Rankings: Europe compiled by the British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has been published. This year, the University of Freiburg took 9th place among the 53 German universities. Ranked against all of Europe, it took 76th place among the 684 institutions that made the list. Last year it took 10th place nationally and 79th place in Europe.

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Unique characteristics of previously unexplored protein discovered.

Freiburg-Prague research collaboration achieves scientific breakthrough in understanding cell division.

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How Cities Can Adapt to Climate Change with Artificial Intelligence

The Freiburg project ‘I4C – Intelligence for Cities’ has developed locally precise climate models and foundations for planning tools

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CWTS Leiden Rankings: University of Freiburg ranks 11th nationwide in number of publications

In the research field “Biomedical and Health Sciences,” the University of Freiburg ranks 6th in the total number of publications.

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Julia Gurol-Haller is the new speaker of the Junge Akademie

The University of Freiburg Political Scientist sees the societal role of research as a key issue of her term in office

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The University of Freiburg has an Updated Partnership Concept

The University of Adelaide has now joined the close university partnership group alongside Penn State University and Nagoya University

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Learn about research into heroes and heroization for yourself

Learn about research into heroes and heroization for yourself

At its conclusion, the University of Freiburg’s CRC 948 presents the results of its research in a special exhibition in Berlin and on an online portal

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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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