An interdisciplinary model to support and promote the development of "mobility competence" in Europe



This publication is a translation (with detailed comments) of a multidisciplinary model of support and promotion of mobility in the EU countries – Psychologische en medische hulp voor een veilige mobiliteit (germ.), Psychological and Medical Assistance for Safe Mobility (Engl.) - PASS, which was developed in Germany. This model serves as the basis for the definition of an "object field” of psychology of traffic in Europe, and helps to highlight the most important and significant aspects, both for applied research and various kinds of psychological practices in this area. Model authors: A. Allhof-Cramer, B. Krohn, G. Laub, W.Nickel, C. Rolfing, B. Rothenberger, W. Schubert, E. Stephan. It is the first presentation of this model in Russia which is made with a consent of the members of the Organizational Committee of the “Traffic Psychology International” (the German version is presented below)

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Keywords: mobility competence; professional suitability of the driver; an interdisciplinary model, traffic psychology, transport psychology

Journal rubric: Special (Branch) Psychology


For citation: Makeeva S.A., Kochetova T.V. An interdisciplinary model to support and promote the development of "mobility competence" in Europe [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2017. Vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 38–43. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2017060105. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


  1. Traffic Psychology International [Elektronnyi resurs]. Available at: (Accessed: 11.08.2016).
  2. Traffic Psychology and Traffic Safety in Europe [Elektronnyi resurs]. Available at: (Accessed: 11.08.2016).

Information About the Authors

Svetlana A. Makeeva, MA in Psychology, Head of Department of marketing, OOO «Unik kosmetik», Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Tatiana V. Kochetova, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor at the Chair of Management Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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