The city of Freiburg and region of science
The university town of Freiburg is located in the tri-border region of Germany, France, and Switzerland. Freiburg not only offers a high standard of living but it is also at the forefront of international research and science. The Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, the University of Music Freiburg, the Freiburg University of Education, the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg, and the Protestant University of Applied Sciences Freiburg are committed to teaching excellence as well as being institutions of cutting edge research. A number of networks in this tri-border metropolitan area, including, among others, the research institutes of the Freiburg universities and other universities in the surrounding area, are renowned for their contributions to science.