University of Fribourg

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University in the city of Fribourg, Switzerland

About University of Fribourg

According to Wikipedia, The University of Fribourg is a public university located in Fribourg, Switzerland. The roots of the university can be traced back to 1580, when the notable Jesuit Peter Canisius founded the Collège Saint-Michel in the City of Fribourg. In 1763, an Academy of law was founded by the state of Fribourg which formed the nucleus of the present Law Faculty. The University of Fribourg was finally created in 1889 by an Act of the parliament of the Swiss Canton of Fribourg.

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What Is University of Fribourg Known For?

University of Fribourg is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are University of Fribourg's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Fribourg's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Law. Here are some of University of Fribourg's most famous alumni:

Antonin Scalia
Antonin Scalia
A Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Józef Maria Bocheński
A Polish philosopher .
Klaus Schwab
Klaus Schwab
A German economist, founder of World Economic forum.
Mary Daly
Mary Daly
An American radical feminist philosopher and theologian .
Michel Plancherel
Michel Plancherel
A Swiss mathematician .
Angelo Scola
Angelo Scola
A Cardinal of the Catholic Church and Archbishop Emeritus of Milan.
Clemens August Graf von Galen
Clemens August Graf von Galen
A German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal, important figure in Catholic resistance to Nazism.
Martin Gutzwiller
Martin Gutzwiller
A Swiss physicist .
Paul Weiss
An American philosopher.
Patrick Aebischer
Patrick Aebischer
A Neuroscientist.
Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
An American philosopher.
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
A UN official .

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