The Karthaus summer school was accomodated in the luxurious hotel Zur Goldenen Rose, run by Paul Grüner.



Traditionally, several musical events are organised during the summer school. Unfortunately there were no tango lessons this year, but there was a lot of piano music.

Social media

Karthaus The summer school students started a Facebook group.

About Karthaus 2017

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The group of students and teachers of 2017.

The 17th edition of Karthaus summer school about Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System took place from 12 to 23th September 2017 in Karthaus (Certosa), Schnals (Senales), Italy. During nearly two weeks 34 students,mainly PhD students, had lectures in various topics within glaciology, ranging from numerical modelling of ice sheets and glaciers (even on Mars) to remote sensing and ice core analyses. In addition to lectures and excersises, a QGIS workshop using Quantarctica was given, and also computer projects were conducted in groups of three students. The daily programme provides more information.

View at Karthaus.

Accomodation for all students and staff was provided by hotel Zur Goldenen Rose, runned by Paul and Stefanie Grüner.


The convenor for the 2017 Karthaus Summer School was Hans Oerlemans. For general information about the summer school, please visit the main Karthaus website.

In case of questions or comments regarding this website please contact Christiaan van Dalum.