Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Mobility Management

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

As mobility infrastructure is often the responsibility of public administration, this course provides and discusses the legal and commercial fundamentals of transport infrastructure and operators in the private, commercial and public transport sector. The course also covers construction, operation and use of mobility infrastructure in the form of cost/benefit analyses and discusses national and international transport policies.

Learning outcomes

This module provides knowledge of economic operating and maintenance strategies for transport infrastructure taking into account relevant environmental impacts and gives an insight into the business strategies followed by transport operators. The module also offers an overview of relevant official procedures as well as technical, legal and commercial aspects of transport infrastructure.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Heindel/Richter: Straßen- und Tiefbau: Mit lernfeldorientierten Projekten, Europa-Lehrmittel Verlag; Merli/Greimel: Optimierungspotentiale bei Behördenverfahren: Das Beispiel Anlagengenehmigungen, Linde Verlag; Aberle: Transportwirtschaft, Einzelwirtschaftliche und Gesamtwirtschaftliche Grundlagen, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag GmbH; Prassas/Roes: Engineering economics and finance for transportation Infrastructure, Springer Verlag; Maier/Tödtling/Trippl: Regional- und Stadtökonomik 1, Standorttheorie und Raumstruktur, Springer Verlag; Steierwald/Künne/Vogt: Stadtverkehrsplanung – Grundlagen, Methoden, Ziele, Springer Verlag
Journals: Straße und Autobahn; Straßenverkehrstechnik; ZVR Zeitschrift für Verkehrsrecht; VCÖ-Magazin; Verkehr; Eurotransport; Public Transport International; traffic technology international; ÖZV – Österreichische Zeitschrift für Verkehrswissenschaft; World Highways

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

MOB3 and NWG3

Assessment methods and criteria