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Prof. Dr. Matthias Gather

Traffic and Transportation Business, Logistics and Transport IVR

Professor of Transport Policy and Spatial Planning

Program Director, Master's in Material Flow and Logistics (M.Eng.)

Doctoral Supervisor for the Faculty

Director of the Transport and Spatial Planning Institute (IVR)

Altonaer Straße | Raum 11.1.15
Office hours / Opening hours

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
after prior arrangement by email


Matthias Gather is Professor of Transport Policy and Regional Planning at the faculty of economics - logistics - transportation of Erfurt University of Applied Sciences (since 1996). He holds a PhD from the Department of Cultural Geography, Urban and Regional Research of the University Frankfurt a. M. and worked as a consultant at Prognos AG (Basel), Lahmeyer International (Frankfurt) and Infrastruktur und Umwelt (Darmstadt). His research is concerned with the multiple interrelations of political governance of sustainable transport and spatial development. A focus there are transport economics and policies; regional development; spatial and environmental planning. He also is chair of the Thuringian council for sustainability.