Welcome to the Oeschger Centre!
The Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research is the centre of excellence for climate research of the University of Bern. It focuses on interdisciplinary research in the fields of natural, human and social sciences as well as economics and law.
The Oeschger Centre does not only conduct research of high international standard, but also runs the Graduate School of Climate Sciences offering a specialised, internationally oriented Master's and Ph.D. programme in climate sciences.
3 August 2014: Learn about climate change on your smartphone – the Jungfrau climate guide 2.0 makes it possible. The app from the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research offers visitors to the Jungfrau region background information about the local impact of global warming.
Studying Planetary Waves to Predict Alpine Precipitation
Olivia Romppainen-Martius is the new assistant professor for climate change
impact research at the Oeschger Centre. One of her research areas is to
investigate the effects of climate change on heavy precipitation events
in the Alps. Swiss Mobiliar insurance company finances her chair.