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22 Feb 2022


International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research: Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy

This summer school will take place from 8 – 19 August 2022 at the University of Bern. It is co-organised by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research and the WTI.

The International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research invites highly motivated bachelor students (semester 4 to 6) from different disciplines to participate in the course which is being held under the umbrella of Climate Change Research.

The Summer School focuses on the following topics:

  • the physical climate system
  • climate economics and governance
  • knowledge transfer.

It comprises keynote lectures that are held by high-profile scientists; workshops to train and sharpen students’ disciplinary competence; and a simulation exercise of a multilateral climate conference that will be run by the students themselves. A field trip to the high altitude research station Jungfraujoch (3500 m a.s.l.) will provide insights into latest measurement technologies, as well as to the impacts of climate change. Students will have the opportunity to experience one of Switzerland’s most spectacular places: the Aletsch – the largest Alpine Glacier.

Keynote Lecturers
Thomas Stocker, Olivia Romppainen-Martius, Joseph Francois, Karin Ingold, Ralph Winkler, Manfred Elsig, Peter Van den Bossche, Jörg Franke, Christoph Raible, et al.

Venue
University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Fees
Early bird registration 500 CHF, regular registration 550 CHF
The registration fee includes course participation, the field trip to the Aletsch Glacier, an “icebreaker” and final drinks reception, supervision and materials. Accommodation (additional): 410 CHF

Registration deadline
Early bird: 17 April 2022
Regular deadline: 15 May 2022

Further information
http://oeschger.unibe.ch/ibss and here.