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Sports Science

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Why do people do sport?
  • How does a top athlete train?
  • What is muscle soreness?
  • How does sport and exercise support a healthy lifestyle?
  • How do I organize a sporting event sustainably?
  • How do children learn to ski?
  • How do I deal with heterogeneous groups in school sports?

Degree programmes


Sports Science, Master of Education


Degree: Master of Education
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it prepares students systematically for a career in teaching physical education.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Teaching competency pertaining to specific forms of exercising and sports
  • social and natural science topics
  • Lesson plan analysis and planning
  • Didactics of sport
  • School experience

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
wide-ranging motoric abilities and skills
... enjoy:
teaching various forms of movement
... struggle through:
basic pedagogical and didactic theories

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects

of the Bachelor 2 subjects, sports science

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in schools
  • in universities
  • in the field of educational policy

And else?

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienberatung Sportwissenschaft
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Sportwissenschaft
Building, Room: SW, Raum E.083
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27906
Website Fachschaft