Mission Statement


Mission Statement

The aim of our research and teaching is to make a significant contribution to the development of an integrated system of transport, space, environment and society that ensures essential mobility for people and goods in a sustainable way.

In research we:

  • analyse the interactions between mobility behaviour, transport system, society, economy, space and the environment;
  • collect data and create methodological foundations and tools for sustainable transport planning and sustainable mobility solutions;
  • actively contribute to the dissemination of knowledge through cooperation with partners from practice and administration and through community-oriented events;
  • work with utmost diligence and integrity to achieve evidence-based results of highest quality.

In teaching we:

  • equip our students with comprehensive knowledge and methodical tools needed for their professional careers;
  • convey latest knowledge in transport in a research-led approach and in interesting, varied and interactive teaching formats;
  • encourage and challenge our students' creativity and independence.

As institute we:

  • work respectfully in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • create an open atmosphere that supports creativity and allows out-of-the-box thinking;
  • promote the professional development of our staff;
  • make decisions in a transparent and participatory way.