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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

not specified

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

not specified

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

9/14 points


Publications per professor


Third party funds per academic

45,400 €

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
Sports facilities
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Practical sports exercises are compulsory in all sports science courses. The social sciences, education and the humanities are offered at least on an optional basis for all degree courses. Online teaching forms based on the Moodle system have been available in many subject areas for years.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Amstrong Antlantic State University, Georgia, USA; Georgia College & State University, Georgia, USA; University of Lethbridge, Kanada; Masaryk-Universität Brno, Tschechien; Sporthochschule Gorsow-Poznan, Polen; Sporthochschule Gdansk, Polen; Hochschule Szombathely, Ungarn; Universität Bologna, Italien; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; University of Thessaly-Thessaloniki, Griechenland usw.

Special features regarding the equipment

Special games sport hall with teaching rooms, weight training and fitness rooms; a second laboratory sports hall for training in apparatus gymnastics, and martial arts and with a third of the space for dance and movement, as well as with installed strength measuring stations, special laboratories for sports engineers and health and rehabilitation sports; own beach volleyball court; joint use of modern Elbe swimming pool and other municipal sports facilities (SCM athletics stadium amongst others) and private sports providers (sport centres for fitness and health ); university's own water sports facility

Sport facilities

Cooperation with the Olympic Training Centre Saxony-Anhalt (e.g. sports psychological support). Special curricula are offered for competitive athletes.

Special features regarding research activities

Inter-faculty natural science and medical specialisation of the chairs Sport and Technology as well as Training and Health; close research cooperation with for-profit (sports article industry) and not-for-profit organisations (e.g. sports associations, societies) in the sports and health system (e.g. rehabilitation clinics, health promotion in companies, therapy institutions), without disregarding the education and social science implications (e.g. participation of the institute in the sports teacher training).

Other special features

Special technical research labs and computer rooms for the Sport and Technology course of study (e.g. for kinematics and kinetics); teaching-learning laboratory to test/apply knowledge of methods at measuring stations which are specific to the type of sport and movement; research laboratories for health and rehabilitation sports (MTT, isokinetics, hypoxia lab, medical performance diagnostics); for the practical sport training, an annual alpine ski trip in Kappel/Tyrol is organised as well as a summer camp for popular and outdoor sporting activities in the Alps and is integrated in teaching.

Further information on research activities




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


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Value in points


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