Members of the EPTS Foundation e.V.

Members of the EPTS Foundation e.V. are either national associations of transport sciences or national scientific establishments and facilities operating in the subject area of “transport” or “traffic”.

Institutional members

  • Austrian Association Supporting the Blind and Visually Impaired, representative Assoz.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Elmar Wilhelm M. Fürst, Chairman of the Board, contact
  • Austrian Society for Traffic and Transport Science (ÖVG)
    DI Ulla Thamm, Secretary General, Kolingasse 13/2/2/7, A-1090 Vienna, Austria,
  • Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ)
    Prof. Hrvoje Gold, PhD., Secretary of the Department of Transport, Zagreb, Croatia, contact
  • Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Transportation Sciences,
    Prof. Ing. Ondrej Pribyl, PhD, Praha, Czech Republic, contact
  • German Association of Transport Sciences (DVWG)
    Prof. Dr. Jan Ninnemann, Berlin, Germany,
  • Gesellschaft der Ingenieure des öV, Dipl. Ing. ETH Hannes Maichle, secretary, Bern, Switzerland, contact
  • Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE), Dr. Panagiotis Papantoniou, Civil – Transportation Engineer, President, Athens, GR, contact
  • Hungarian Scientific Association of Transport (KTE), secretary general Dr. Janos Toth, Budapest, Hungary, contact
  • Institute of Technology and Business in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Technology, Ing. Ladislav Bartuska, Deputy Head of Department of Transport and Logistic, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, contact
  • Lithuanian Maritime Academy, Klaipeda (LAJM), Lithuania, Rima Mickiene, Deputy director for academic affairs, contact
  • Slovene Association of Transport Sciences, representative Prof. Dr. Marina Zanne, contact
  • Traffic Safety Agency of the Republic of Srpska (TSARS)
    Mr. Novica Krunic, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina), contact
  • University of Cergy-Pontoise, Prof. Laurent Guihery, Professor in Transport Science, Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France, contact
  • University of Maribor, Prof Dr. Stane Bozicnik, Maribor, Slovenia, contact
  • University of Pardubice, Faculty of Transport Engineering, Assoc. Prof. Libor Svadlenka, dean of the Faculty, Pardubice, Czech Republic, contact
  • University of South-Eastern Norway, Kongsberg, Norway, Prof. Behzad Behdani, contact
  • University of St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Department of Traffic and Transport, Prof. Verica Danchevska, PhD, Vice Dean for Teaching, Bitola, North Macedonia, contact
  • University of Zilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Prof. Milos Poliak, dean of faculty, Zilina, Slovakia, contact
  • Wismar University of Applied Sciences, Maritime, Systems Engineering and Logistics (SAL), Representative Prof. Dr. Sönke Reise, Prof. Dr. Robert Peetz, contact


Selected individual members

  • Prof. Tomasz Kwarcinski, University of Szczecin, Institute of Management, Department of Transport Management, tomasz.kwarcinski[at]
  • Prof. Elżbieta Zaloga, University of Szczecin, Institute of Management, Department of Transport Management, elzbieta.zaloga[at]
  • Prof. Monika Bak, University of Gdansk, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Poland, contact



The YFE-Board is the top-level organ of YFE. Every two years up to five members of YFE are elected to co-ordinate all current activities, to represent the YFE internally and externally, to decide about sponsoring and budgetary questions and to define the future program of YFE.

Since 2019 the YFE-Board consists of:


Florian POLTERAUER, Chair of YFE, fpolterauer[at]

Deputy of the Chairman Johannes KEHRER, johannes.kehrer[at]

Czech Republic

Josef KOCOUREK, kocourek[at]

Deputy Tomas PADELEK, padeltom[at]


Sylwia KOWALSKA, sylwia.kowalska[at]

Deputy Krzysztof KRAWIEC, krzysztof.Krawiec[at]


Andras VAGANY, andras.vagany[at]


Ferry QUAST, quastferry[at]

Deputy Nina von der HEIDEN, nina.vdheiden[at]


Tomislav LETNIK, tomislav.letnik[at]

Deputy Marsenka MARKSEL, marsenka.marksel[at]


Pavol PECHO, pavol.pecho[at]

Deputy Filip SKULTETY, skultety[at]

If you would like to take part in the work of YFE or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the YFE-Boards’ chair or your nearest board member.