Cycling and Sustainable Mobility

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The Chair of Cycling and Local Mobility in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is part of the Institute of Transportation at the University of Kassel.
The department was newly established in October 2021 and is one of seven endowed professorships in cycling funded by the German Ministry of Transport.
The endowed professorship is responsible for providing teaching in the intersection of cycling and sustainable mobility, which ties into the University of Kassel's important pillar of sustainability.


Prof. Dr. Angela Francke

Universität Kassel
Fachbereich 14
Bauingenieur- und Umweltingenieurwesen
Fachgebiet Radverkehr und Nahmobilität

Mönchebergstr. 7
34125 Kassel
34109 Kassel (Briefanschrift)

+49 561 804-7703

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Our research focuses on the following areas:

  • Research on cycling and cycling infrastructure
  • Planning and promotion of active mobility and sustainable mobility
  • Transport development, innovation and safety, also with a focus on transitioning and developing countries
  • Empirical data analysis of mobility behavior
  • Traffic psychology and human factors
  • True cost of transport
  • Inclusive transport planning

The Team of the department Cycling and Sustainable Mobility combines competences from the fields of traffic engineering, transport economics, psychology and social sciences.

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