How can mobility be ensured in an environmentally compatible and economically efficient manner with a minimum consumption of resources? Technical and sociological aspects of the future of transport will be in the focus of the congress “Strukturwandel – Strategien für die Mobilität 2030“ (Structural Change – Strategies for Mobility in 2030) organized by the German Transport Science Society (DVWG) in cooperation with KIT on May 10 and 11, 2012, in Karlsruhe. Representatives of the media are cordially invited.
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.