Institute of Automotive Engineering (FZD)

Welcome to the Institute of Automotive Engineering Darmstadt known as FZD (Fahrzeugtechnik Darmstadt).

We support our industry with cutting-edge technology and inspiring people to enable the truly sustainable vehicle which is safe & secure, stable in value and part of a circular economy. In our lectures about digitalization, vehicle technology and automated driving, we aim to prepare students for jobs in industry, academia and as founders.

Joined Research Projects

We are very experienced in working closely with the vehicle industry in both, public funded research projects as well as in bilateral projects.

Executive Mentorship

Top managers who are looking for a technical deep dive in emerging technologies are highly welcome to approach our experts and exchange scientific knowledge with industrial experience.

Inspiration Talks

Sometimes we have unconventional ideas and visions which are in controversy with mainstream. Those topics are of particular interest for hosts looking for inspiring keynotes.

Please feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Steven Peters to learn more about our offers.

Strategic Fields of FZD Research
Strategic Fields of FZD Research

FZD Office Opening Hours

Current office opening hours for students (for health reasons telephone or e-mail contacts are preferred):

  • Mondays 08:00 – 12:00am
  • Tuesdays 08:00 – 12:00am

Please contact at any time.