Granted: Hamburg cluster of excellence for climate research

The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat, WR), and the Joint Science Conference in Bonn have announced that Universität Hamburg has been granted four clusters of excellence. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is participating in the cluster...

[read more...]


Max Planck Day: Three Hamburg Max Planck Institutes present their research on Hamburg´s historic subway

The Max Planck Institutes (MPI) are celebrating three anniversaries throughout Germany on 14 September: Max Planck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 100 years ago, he was born in Kiel sixty years before that and the Max Planck Society, founded 70 years ago, with its 85 institutes still embodies his investigative spirit today. Public activities...

[read more...]


International workshop on unstructured-mesh modelling of the ocean at MPI-M

The annual International workshop on Multi-scale (Un)-structured-mesh numerical Modeling for coastal, shelf, and global ocean dynamic (IMUM) is being held from 11 to 14 September 2018 in Hamburg. This year's host and joint organizers of the meeting are the Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and the Max Planck Institute...

[read more...]

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is an internationally renowned institute for climate research. Its mission is to understand Earth's changing climate.

The MPI-M comprises three departments and, together with the University of Hamburg, an international PhD programme:

The Atmosphere in the Earth System

The Land in the Earth System
The Ocean in the Earth System
PhD Programme IMPRS-ESM

In addition the institute hosts independent research groups focused on the following topics: