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Sports Science

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Why do humans work out?
  • How do children learn how to ski?
  • What causes muscle soreness?
  • What does a top athlete’s training regimen look like?
  • How do I organise a sports festival?
  • Do you enjoy working with people and doing sports? If so, then this is the degree programme for you!

    Katharina Sachert, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • To have a great liking for sports is an excellent requirement for studying Sport Science. 

    Natalja Wiese, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • It’s definitely a good choice to study sports at RUB; however, you should consider in advance what you want to achieve with your degree or which career you want to pursue.

    Kathrin Kepper, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • What I enjoy most is gaining in-depth insight into many sport disciplines and to analyse their biomechanical principles.

    Lukas Hüller, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes


Sports Science, Master of Education


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

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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
  • 2-subject Bachelor's programme in Sport Science
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in schools
  • in universities
  • in the field of educational policy

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 6 weeks

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Antje Klinge
Building, Room: SW 2.079
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28065
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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

Financing your studies
Financing your studies

Rent, food, social insurance – all these and more need to be paid for during your studies. But where will the money come from?


Career Service
Career Service

Completing your degree means you will be seeking entry into a professional career. The Career Service at RUB provides career guidance, helps with job applications and organises numerous career planning workshops.


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