You will find your first point of contact at the Adolphe Merkle Institute on this page, as well as directions to reach us either by car or by public transport. Public transport is highly efficient in Switzerland, so if a vehicle is not required, we recommend you take advantage of the country's highly developed network of trains and buses.

Your first point of contact

JUNGO Catherine


Chief Administrative Officer, Administration & support

Adolphe Merkle Institute Chemin des Verdiers 4 CH-1700 Fribourg Switzerland

Office: B326
Phone:+41 26 300 9254

How to get to AMI

  • GPS coordinates

    Latitude : 46.792863 
    Longitude : 7.155431


  • By road

    From the A12 (North - Bern - & south - Vevey), follow one of the Fribourg exits. 
    From Zürich follow the A1 to Bern, then switch to the A12 to reach Fribourg.

  • By rail

    Geneva / Zurich line: exit the train in Fribourg. 
    From the front of Fribourg station, AMI is a five-minute bus ride on the n°1 line (Marly,Gérine), 3 (Pérolles, charmettes), 7 (Villars-sur-Glâne, Petit-Moncor), 8 (Marly, Piscine), or 9 (Fribourg, Plateau-de-Pérolles).
    Get off at "Charmettes" (1, 3, 7, 8, and 9) and walk across the Botanical Garden (Jardin Botanique).

  • By air

    AMI is just a train trip away from either Basel, Geneva or Zurich International Airports.

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