Forschungsbereich Straßenwesen


Institute of Transportation
Research Center for Road Engineering

Vienna University of Technology

Karlsplatz 13/E230-03
A-1040 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 58 801/233 01
Fax: +43 1 58 801/233 99
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Opening hours
Mon - Thu:09.00 - 12.00
13:00 - 15:00
Fri:09:00 - 12:00

Office hours of the assistants
Mon - Fri:by appointment only

Research areas

  • Design, construction and maintenance of roads and airfields
  • Testing technology and characterization of road building materials
  • Building materials modeling and structural simulation for structures of transport infrastructure
  • Sustainable technologies and pavement recycling

Mission statement

'‘Paths are made by walking them.’' by Franz Kafka

  • We are an innovative, state-of-the-art research institution whose strengths lie in the unique combination of scientific research and practical application.

  • In our courses and seminars, we impart up-to-date knowledge about the construction and maintenance of roads and airfields and offer excellent national and international students a solid education in an attractive environment.

  • In the treatment of all sub-areas, we attach particular importance to the consideration of aspects of environmental compatibility and sustainability as well as to the rapid implementation of scientific findings in the practical state of the art.

  • We see ourselves as a scientific competence centre in the field of road construction and are a reliable partner for national and international projects.

  • We focus on the training and further education of our employees, an attractive job with challenging and self-reliant activities. We regard an adequate social environment as lived values and as the basis of our daily work.


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