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Study Sport in Germany

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Do you enjoy exercising? Would you like to design training schedules for athletes or teach and train children? Are you interested in marketing for sport events or developing training equipment or sport products? For all of this, you need a sport degree. But not all sport degree programmes are the same, making it important to find a programme that matches your interests and is suitable for your goal.


66 Higher Education Institutions

Bachelor, Master

German, English

3-8 Semesters

What content can I expect

In a sport degree programme, you study human movement. However, there are very different orientations and disciplines of sport programmes, including sports science, sport pedagogy, and sports psychology, as well as sport management or the promotion of sport in society. Therefore, the field of study can be part of various departments, e.g., the department of natural sciences or the department of social sciences. In some cases, higher education institutions have independent sport science departments, and the German Sport University in Cologne is a university dedicated solely to sport.
Accordingly, different subjects are taught: In sport education, students often aspire to become teachers and therefore focus on pedagogy. In sport management, on the other hand, the focus lies on business skills.
To be able to study sport, you are usually required to pass an aptitude test in which you are tested in various disciplines.

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