PhD course: Cycling and Society

Understanding cycling and the possibilities for cycling promotion to achieve societal goals.

November 28 – December 1 2011: Daily 9 AM – 5 PM

Hosted by the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Life Sciences, Refolana Research School

Venue: Forest & Landscape Denmark, Rolighedsvej 23, DK-1958 Frederiksberg, Denmark

Download program here…

The course is organised in the context of the project ‘Bikeability cities for zero-emission travel and public health’ ( by the University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University, Danish Cancer Society, Danish Cyclist Federation, Technical University of Delft, and Technical University of Denmark.

The course is based on contributions from researchers in the field of urban form and transportation; urban planning; sociology and culture of cycling; public health; as well as from researchers taking part in the project ‘Bikability: cities for zero-emission and public health’.

Participating PhD students will be asked to present their PhD work briefly during the course, and to write a paper related to the topic of the course.

Course coordinators:

Trine Agervig Carstensen +45 35 33 18 40

Thomas Alexander Sick Nielsen +45 45 25 65 47

Hans Skov-Petersen +45 35 33 18 16

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