climes Summer School

Interdisciplinary School on Impacts of Climate Extremes

Applications for climes summer school are now closed. Please keep an eye out for the 2025 edition, which will be announced in early 2025. 

Set against the backdrop of our commitment to interdisciplinary excellence, this summer school is tailored to doctoral students and early-career postdocs and is dedicated to advancing our understanding of the impacts of climate extremes.


The first climes summer school will focus on understanding the multifarious impacts of climate extremes in an interdisciplinary setting. The program is designed to foster scientific dialogue among Ph .D. students and researchers from diverse backgrounds.


17th – 20th June

@Geocentrum, Uppsala University, Sweden

Aula: Norrland II


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Open schedule


We are unfortunately unable to provide live streaming for the lectures

Program Highlights

  • Lectures: Daily thematic lectures on Climate Extremes, Differential Climate Impacts, Climate Extremes and Public Health, and Artificial Intelligence in Climate Science.

  • Exercise Sessions: Application-oriented sessions to practice methodologies discussed during lectures.

  • Soft Skills: Developmental sessions focusing on essential academic and professional soft skills, including communication to different audiences and participatory research.

  • Social Events: Opportunities for networking and informal exchanges, including a social dinner.

  • Presentations: Participants will present outcomes of exercise sessions, facilitating academic discourse and feedback.

  • The school runs between 9.00-16.00



  • Dr. Ramón Fuentes Franco, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)

    • Extreme events in the climate system, a historical background and the current context of climate models simulating extreme events
    • Profile
  • Prof. Emily Boyd, Lund University

    • Disproportionate Impacts of Climate Extremes
    • Soft Skills III: Communicating Scientific Results to Different Actors/Policy Briefs and Communication
    • Profile
  • Dr. Elena Raffetti, Karolinska Institutet, Uppsala University

    • Impacts of Climate Extremes on Population Health: Methods and Insights
    • Profile
  • Prof. Joakim Nivre, RISE Research Institute of Sweden

  • Dr. Olof Mogren, RISE Research Institute of Sweden

  • Prof. Gabriele Messori, Uppsala University

    • Challenges and Opportunities for Studying Impacts of Climate Extremes
    • Profile
  • Dr. Monica Persson Manrique, The Swedish Rheumatism Association

    • Soft Skills II: Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement in Research
    • Profile
  • Dr. Ana-Maria Vargas, Lund University

    • Soft Skills I: Engagement with Local Actors
    • Profile
  • Dr. Taís Maria Nunes Carvalho, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ

Application Details

  • Attendees Cover Their Own Travel and Subsistence Costs: The school is free to attend, including the social dinner, but attendees are responsible for covering their own accommodation and travel expenses.
  • Apply for Sponsorship (if needed): The school organisers have funding to provide travel support for those who would not otherwise be able to attend the school. However, the available funding is limited, and may not be able to cover all requests. Attendees interested in seeking financial support must submit a one-page summary clearly explaining why they need support and providing a cost estimate for the required support.
  • The Summer School will accept a limited number of participants.
  • The school corresponds to 5 days of full-time working equivalent and attendance certificates can be issued upon request.


For more information on the application process, detailed program or any other questions contact us.