Welcome to the page of the Department of Mathematics

Département de mathématiques
Université de Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 23
CH-1700 Fribourg
Prof. Ioan Manolescu (president)
Mme Isabella Schmutz (secretary)
tel: +41 26 300 9180

Opening hours during the semester

Department office
Monday-Thursday 8:00-11:30    13:30-17:00


For all events click here

Open Positions:

Ph.D. Position

The Probability group of the Department of Mathematics invites applications for one

Ph.D. Position

under the supervision of Prof. Ioan Manolescu. Candidates must have a strong background in probability; knowledge of statistical mechanics is welcome. Knowledge of French or German is desirable.

Duties include a moderate teaching load (exercise sessions) and occasional library service. We offer a friendly working environment, integration into the Swiss Doctoral Program of Mathematics, and an attractive salary.

Starting date: 1st of September 2018 (flexible).

Applications, composed of a letter of motivation, a CV and two letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically to ioan.manolescu@unifr.ch. They will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

Starting Date

September 1, 2018 (flexible).

Additional information



  • [Tue 2.10.2018, Phys 2.52, at 17h15] Prof. Michael Falk (Northern Arizona University): tba
  • [Tue 16.10.2018, Phys 2.52 at 17h15] Prof. Christophe Pittet (Université d'Aix-Marseille / UniGE): The exact convergence rate in the ergodic theorem of Lubotzky-Phillips-Sarnak on the sphere
  • [Tue 4.12.2018, Phys 2.52 at 17h15] Prof. Bernard Ries (Uni Fribourg): tba
  • [Tue 11.12.2018, Phys 2.52 at 17h15] Prof. Christoph Thäle (Ruhr-Universität Bochum): tba

Talks and events:

  • [Oberseminar Topologie, Monday 24.09.2018, Math II (Lonza) at 16h00] Fernando Galaz-Garcia (Karlsruhe): Sufficiently collapsed Alexandrov 3-spaces are geometric
  • [Oberseminar Topologie, Monday 01.10.2018, Math II (Lonza) at 16h00] Llohann Speranca (Köln/Rio): On manifolds with a degree of kinship
Université de Fribourg - Mathématiques - Ch. du Musée 23, 1700 Fribourg - tél +41 26 / 300 9180      isabella.schmutz@unifr.ch
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