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HUMANIST is an association of research organisations that was established in 2007 in Lyon. It is composed of universities, research institutes and research intensive companies.HUMANIST aims to be a Virtual Center of Excellence in 4 areas:

  • HMI – Human Machine Interaction
  • Human behaviour in Traffic
  • ITS – Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Vehicle automation

Its members are active in these areas and in the interaction between them. The activities of HUMANIST are determined by the needs and interests of its members. As a general rule, all HUMANIST activities involve the active cooperation of at least three members.


HUMANIST Summer School will be held in Vienna, Austria in 2022. Dates to be announced soon!


Taking into account the evolution of the situation, the HUMANIST Conference 2021 to be held in Rhodes island, Greece, will be on 26 & 27 October 2021.