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Prof. Dr. Joachim Scheiner – Associate Professor Photo of Prof. Dr. Joachim Scheiner

(+49)231 755-4822

(+49)231 755-2269

Consultation hours
Thursday 13:00 - 14:00



Campus Address
Campus Süd

Room 404

career profile

Research interests:

  • Travel behaviour, daily mobility, activity spaces

  • Housing mobility, choice of residential location and transport

  • Spatial development and transport

  • Societal change and transport

  • Empirical methods


Head of research field Travel Behaviour and Mobility


Professional Career


Visiting professor at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna


Associate Professor


Habilitation. Venia legendi for Spatial- and Transportplanning


Senior researcher and lecturer at the Dortmund University of Technology, Department of Transport Planning


Free-lancer in travel behaviour research in Pretoria / South Africa    

2000 - 2003

Researcher at the University of Dortmund, Department of Transport

May 2000

Doctoral degree in Geography at the Freie Universität Berlin

since 1998

Free-lancer in transport research       

1997 - 1999

Researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin

1992 - 1997

Study of Geography, Statistics, and Transport Planning at the Freie Universität Berlin

Scientific memberships and activities

since 2015

Scientific advisory board "Mobility in Germany" (Mobilität in Deutschland) 2016 of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (member)

since 2014

Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL) (member)

Working goups

  • Spatial impact of demographic change (completed)
  • Multi-local living and spatial trends (2012-2016)
  • Interrelations between mobility and spatial development in the context of social change (seit 2013)

since 2008

Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)

Working group "Mobility and Exclusion" (completed)


Scientific network "Spatial mobility in the second modernity. Freedom and constraints in location choice and travel behaviour" (DFG, coordination: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, Oliver Schwedes)

since 2001

Transport studies working group of the German Association for Geography (member of speaker board since 2014) (http://vgdh.geographie.de/verkehr/)

since 2000

Association of Geographers in German Universities (Verband der Geographen an Deutschen Hochschulen, VGDH) (member)

Reviewer for numerous international journals and funding bodies