The Research Station

The Virtual Institute Schneefernerhaus

Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus
Prof. Siegfried Specht meets the Bavarian Minister of the Environment.
Prof. Siegfried Specht meets the Bavarian Minister of the Environment Ulrike Scharf.

The Environmental Research Station

The Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus is managed by the Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment as a Virtual Institut for altitude and climate research.

These ten leading German research institutes are currently members of the virtual institute:

German Federal Environment Agency, German Meteorological Service, German Aerospace Centre, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Helmholtz-Zentrum München, Max-Planck Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Technische Universität München, University of Augsburg.

The operational company  provides comprehensive service to the research groups particularly by concentrating on an effective on-site management as a contribution for successful scientific work.


geographical position:

47° 25’ 00’’ N
10° 58’ 46’’ O

Elevation a.s.l.:

2650 m (Main floor)

The Virtual Institut Schneefernerhaus