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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
Please note:
I am currently on parental leave, with limited resources to respond to emails. I will be resuming teaching in the 2023 summer semester, and cannot supervise any thesis work before my return. For questions related to teaching matters, please contact my colleagues at the geography department.


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 of Climate Geography at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
  • 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