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High-Performance Sport

international course, part time, full time, International degree

  • Master of Science

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Saarbrücken

    Location

  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
Sports Science
Focus

Advanced research design and research methods, Socio-economics of elite sport (e.g. economic and social conditions of sporting success, doping prevention), Biomechanics of Strength and Conditioning, Sport Psychology, Talent identification and development, Recovery management and sports nutrition, Coaching and training the elite athlete, Medicine and physiology in high-performance sport, Science and medicine in football, Competitive Sports

Annotation

The programme provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with elite athletes, coaches and sporting organizations. It combines basic research and practice in elite sports with a strong international perspective. Graduates are qualified to undertake advanced academic research (e. g. doctoral research for a PhD degree). Erasmus collaborations exist with Liverpool John Moores University (United Kingdom) and the University of Groningen (Netherlands). The University of Technology Sydney (Australia) and Saarland University are in the process of finalising a joint Masters programme, that will lead to a double degree.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Area of study
Partner institution: University of Technology in Sydney in Australia (International degree: M.Sc.)
Admission requirements

Bachelor or equivalent degree in sports science or a comparable subject as well as proof of special qualification (final grade 2.5 or better)

Lecture period
  • 24.10.2022 - 10.02.2023
  • 11.04.2023 - 21.07.2023

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    In accordance with the letter of acceptance

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Please note that different deadlines may apply for the Master's courses, see: www.uni-saarland.de/studium/bewerbung/master.html

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Please note that different deadlines may apply for the Master's courses, see: www.uni-saarland.de/studium/bewerbung/master.html

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Please note that different deadlines may apply for the Master's courses, see: www.uni-saarland.de/master/bewerben.html

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    In accordance with the letter of acceptance

Languages of instruction

Main language

English

International office

Service-Zentrum Internationales (SZI)

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung

Graduate contact

Studienfachberatung
Address
Institut für Sport- und Präventivmedizin, Campus B8 2
66123
Saarbrücken
Tel:
0681 / 302 70411
Email:
s.skorski@mx.uni-saarland.de

Dr. Sabrina Skorski