Information in English

New place for unemployment registration

Please note: since 1 January 2020, people who have lost their job can register as unemployed at the regional job centre on route des Arsenaux 15, 1700 Fribourg.


Ladies and Gentlemen, new residents to the City of Fribourg,

Have you just moved into or are you planning to move to the city of Fribourg? On behalf of the City of Fribourg’s Town Council, I warmly welcome you and wish you all a pleasant stay in our city. In this section, which has been specially designed for you, you will find a lot of essential information that will be useful as you settle in.

Thierry Steiert, Mayor

The "Secteur de Contact Ecole – Parents Migrants" (SCEPM)

A service of the City of Fribourg’s School Department. It aims to promote contact between immigrant families and the city’s schools.

SCEPM also gives families advice on school matters, regardless of their cultural background or the language they speak. Parents are welcome to come by to discuss any questions related to school life.

The contact person is always available for parents and teachers.

Do you need...

  • Information about school in Fribourg ?
  • To speak to a teacher about your child ?
  • To consult a specialist on a subject that you are concerned about ?
  • To solve a problem related to your child’s education ?
  • Help or mediation for your child during a meeting ?
  • Help, explanations, or advice regarding your situation ?

... then please do not hesitate to contact us. We can help you or refer you to the right professionals or services.

Where can you find us

Ancien Hôpital des Bourgeois
Main entrance
Second floor / office No. 215 Opposite the secretariat

Service des Ecoles
Rue de l’Hôpital 2 1700 Fribourg
scepm [at] ville-fr [.] ch (scepm[at]ville-fr[dot]ch)
026 351 73 48

Welcome event for new residents