University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

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Location: Freiburg - Baden-Württemberg
Friedrichstraße 39, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau


The "Green City" Freiburg in southwest Germany is known worldwide for its historic old town, the Black Forest mountains, its recreational value, its high environmental standards and of course for the Albert-Ludwigs-University. Founded in 1457, the university is located in the middle of the city. It has received many awards as one of the best German universities in nationwide competitions for its excellent research and teaching. The university offers its approximately 25,000 students a creative and inspiring environment in which it is a pleasure to learn, research and live.


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How nature repurposes ammonium transporters as receptors

Research team at the University of Freiburg identifies new membrane protein Sd-Amt1. A team led by Freiburg biochemist Susana Andrade has characterised a new membrane protein that allows microorganisms to repurpose ammonium transporters (Amts) as receptors. Ammonium transporters clearly distinguish between ammonium, potassium and water.

Research Management - May 2

Science for All

The University of Freiburg publishes its Open Science policy

Life Sciences - Apr 15

How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms

Life Sciences

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

Life Sciences - Apr 11

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

Life Sciences

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

Career - Mar 19

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.

How surface roughness influences the adhesion of soft materials

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

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.

Campus - Feb 22

Statement by the University of Freiburg Senate against racism and anti-Semitism

The University of Freiburg Senate passed a resolution against racism and anti-Semitism at its meeting on 21 February 2024.

Chemistry - Apr 17

Tracking electrons with attosecond lasers

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

Life Sciences - Apr 15

How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms

Life Sciences

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

Pharmacology - Apr 10

Funding for research beyond national borders

"AUTOMETA" develops microfluidic chips to make personalised treatment with medicines more effective.

Life Sciences - Mar 11

A giant called MIMAS in the cell power plants

Life Sciences

Freiburg research team discovers mega-protein complex with surprising properties in mitochondria.

Health - Mar 4

First step towards early diagnosis of metastases


Team involving the University of Freiburg has developed a new method for analyzing the basement membrane in the human lung.

Using Data to Improve Understanding of Relationships between Proteins and Diseases

Life Sciences

Working with a new Emmy Noether Group, Dr. Pascal Schlosser is investigating how machine learning can aid in understanding the complex relationships between genes, proteins, and diseases

Environment - Feb 16

Spy-satellite images offer insights into historical ecosystem changes

New study advocates the use of more than one million declassified images for ecology and conservation.

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