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.
14 July 2014: High school students paid a visit to the high-altitude Sphinx laboratory. The excursion to Jungfraujoch was part of Nano-camp 2014, a research camp for teeangers organized jointly by the 3sat television network and the Oeschger Centre.
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.