Programme Topics

The aim of DLR's research is to make significant contributions towards solving transport problems in order to secure mobility for people and goods, protect the environment, preserve resources and improve safety and security, without neglecting cost efficiency. While taking into account these guidelines, the Transport Programme is divided into the topics Terrestrial Vehicles, Traffic Management and Transport System.

The programme topic Terrestrial Vehicles is further separated into the research topics Road Vehicles and Rail Vehicles. The programme topic Traffic Management covers the spectrum from Road, Rail, and Maritime Traffic Management through Airport Management to Traffic Management at Public Mass Events and Disasters. The programme topic Transport System covers the research topics of Transport Development and Environment.