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  • Department

Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

10/14 points


Publications per professor


Third party funds per academic

37,600 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Research orientation
Offers for career orientation
Support for stays abroad

Not specified
Sports facilities
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Inter-disciplinary basic education with special consideration of various applications in the professional field of Sport; explicit integration of theory and practice; broad training in methodological skills for the professions addressed; integrated teaching of key qualifications in various course formats; focus on research-based learning in the teacher training study programmes; cooperation with the faculties of Psychology, Biology, Law and the Technical Faculty; participation in the inter-disciplinary oriented Master's degree course in Gender Studies

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Florida State University, USA; Penn State University, USA; Victoria University Melbourne, Australien; Universidad Matanzas, Kuba; University of Essex, England; Universität Halmstad, Schweden; Radboud Universität Nijmegen, Niederlande; Universität Bologna, Italien; Universität Wroclav, Breslau, Polen; University of Physical Edu., Budapest, Ungarn

Special features regarding the equipment

Two biomechanics labs with 12 Vikon cameras and integrated force measurement platforms; EEG lab; EMG analysis equipment; sensorimotor lab with cognitive skills diagnostic tools; eye tracking lab; treadmill; spiroergometry.

Sport facilities

"Partner University of Top Sports" together with the ADH, the Olympic Support Point Westphalia and the Studierendenwerk Bielefeld.

Special features regarding research activities

Participation in the Cluster of Excellence CITEC, close research collaboration with the Faculty of Biology and the Technical Faculty, in order to study the basal mechanisms of behavioural and movement organisation and to implement these on technical platforms (robotics); Sport Sociology research on the organisational development of sports clubs and sports associations, as well as the specific development problems of high-performance sport; Sport Education research on educational expectations of sports lessons and their actual effects, professionalisation of sports teaching

Support for founders

Own module "Setting up a business"; annual "Sports Business Day" for specialist courses of study.

Further information about study entry phase




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middle group


bottom group
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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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