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:

Postdoctoral Position

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Position in Mathematics

starting on October 1, 2018, or at the earliest convenience. The position is awarded for 1+1 years.

Applications with a relation to one or several of the dpartmental research interests are welcome. For more information on the department, see http://math.unifr.ch

The position comes with a light teaching load. Some level of fluency of German or French after a period of adaptation is desirable.

Please send applications including

  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • about 3 pages of research proposal
  • 3 letters of recommendation, to be sent separately by the referees

Send applications to

Department of Mathematics
University of Fribourg, Pérolles
Chemin du Musée 23
CH-1700 Fribourg

or by e-mail



August 31, 2018, late applications will be considered until position is filled

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


New positions / jobs:


  • [Tue 18.9.2018, Phys 2.52 at 17h15] Prof. Hiroshige SHIGA (Tokyo Institute of Technology): tba
  • [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

Talks and events:

  • [September 3-7, 2018, EPFL] Summer School "Generalized Curvature"
Université de Fribourg - Mathématiques - Ch. du Musée 23, 1700 Fribourg - tél +41 26 / 300 9180      isabella.schmutz@unifr.ch
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