Paths are made by walking them.

Franz Kafka

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

  • 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.