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Jun.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Schröer

Owner of the Chair of Climate Geography
E-Mail: katharina.schroeer[at]
Phone: ++49(0)761 203-3515
Room: 01027

Research topics

  • Weather and climate extremes
  • Mountain climatology
  • Climate impacts and adaptation
  • Natural hazards and risk research

Lecturing and teaching activities

  • Climatology
  • Weather and climate extremes
  • Geoinformatics, Python


  • since 03/2022
   Juniorprofessor (Tenure-Track) of Climate Geography at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (parental leave 05/22-05/23)
  • 2021-2022
   Postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zürich, Weather and Climate Risks Group, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2018-2021
   Postdoctoral researcher at the Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2018
   Dr. rer. nat. Environmental Sciences - Geography, University of Graz, Austria
  • 2016/2018
   Visiting scientist at the Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA
  • 2014-2018
   Doctoral researcher at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change and Member of the FWF Doctoral School Climate Change – Uncertainties, Thresholds and Coping Strategies, University of Graz, Austria
  • 2011-2014
   Researcher at the alpS Centre for Climate Change Adaptation, Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2014
   Master of Science Geography: Global Change and Regional Sustainability, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2009
   Study abroad: Environmental systems science at the Hàskoli Ìslands, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 2010
   Bachelor of Science Geo- and Atmospheric Research, University of Innsbruck, Austria