University Church, Freiburg im Breisgau

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
The University Church, or Universitätskirche, is a Catholic church at the University of Freiburg. Located on Bertoldstrasse amongst the university buildings, the former Jesuit church (Jesuitenkirche) has been part of the university since the 18th Century.HistoryThe church was built between 1683 and 1701 according to the plans of the Jesuit architect Heinrich Mayer and was dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary. The statues to the left and right of the main portal depict Saint Aloysius Gonzaga and Saint Stanislaus Kostka.After the abolition of the Society of Jesus (1773), the order and its buildings came into the university's possession in 1793. When the Archdiocese of Freiburg was created in 1827, the first archbishop, Bernard Boll, was ordained in this church.The Church TodayToday the church provides divine service for the community of the university. The church's organ and quality acoustics also ensure a high demand for its use as a concert venue, particularly for university organisations.
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  • The history of the church was fascinating. Beautiful structure. It is still used for concerts as well as church.  more »
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  • The beautiful, boosted church and the presence of the Romanian Orthodox community.
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