Research Focus 1

Knowledge Society, Sustainable Mobility and Value Creation in the Global Transformation

Globalisation and unstable economic and political conditions are creating challenges for which solutions are being developed in the areas of shipping, international trade relations and law, environmentally friendly mobility, digital networking, communication design and media.

Subject Area (DFG Classification of Subject Areas):

  • Computer Science, Systems and Electrical Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Architecture
  • Humanities
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences


  • Global markets and (digital) trade
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Shipping and maritime systems
  • Communication
  • Value and economic supply chains
  • Sustainable transformation processes

Research Projects of Focus 1