Thomas Mölg

Prof. Dr. Thomas Mölg

Department of Geography
Professor of Climatology

Room: Room 03.049
Wetterkreuz 15
91058 Erlangen

Office hours for students

During the semester: regularly. Please see the available dates/time in my StudOn course "Sprechstunde T. Mölg -- Office Hours T. Mölg". You will find all details there. ****** Outside of the semester: only for ongoing MSc or BSc theses; please contact me by email.


  • Physics of the climate system
  • Space/time dimensions of climate
  • Numerical modeling and “supercomputing”
  • Climate and cryosphere of the cold regions (high mountains, polar zone)

Leader of the Climate System Research Group


Best Teaching Award 2017” – Many thanks to the Geography Student Union (FSI) and to my students!
Course evaluation results
Bachelor and Master Thesis information

Further Information  (detailed information on publications, CV, professional roles, etc.)


Current positions besides research and teaching (selection):

  • Institute Board Member (FAU) – Head of board (10/2018-09/2020)
  • Department Board Member (2017-2023) (FAU)
  • Doctoral Examinations Board Member, School of Natural Sciences (FAU)
  • Speaker of the Working Group Climate, German Society of Geography
  • Chief Editor for the journal The Cryosphere, European Geosciences Union (EGU)