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Sports Sciences, Department

Philosophische Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen

Department für Sportwissenschaft und Sport

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Basic information

Total number of students 420
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 16.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 83.3 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's


Publications per professor 53.8
Third party funds per academic 61.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.3
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Sports facilities 1.9
Overall study situation 2.3

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 317
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, State Exam
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Uni Verona, Italien; Uni Jyväskylä, Finnland; University College of Southeast Norway, Norwegen; Uni Sevilla, Spanien; Uni Porto, Portugal; Uni Kaunas, Litauen; Palacký University Olomouc, Tschechien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The DSS has three sites: its own Sports campus in Erlangen with lecture theatre, seminar rooms, computer room, laboratories (Kinesiology and Sports Medicine) and diverse sports facilities (sports halls, swimming pool, fitness rooms, outdoor facilities for football, beach volleyball, basketball, track and field athletics, tennis courts, climbing tower, boulder wall, running track, inline-skating track, etc.). At the Regensburg Str. site in Nuremberg there are further facilities (sports hall, swimming pool, seminar rooms, outdoor facilities). Water sports centre on Lake Brombach in Pleinfeld with sailing marina and seminar centre.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Movement and health as a research and development profile; inter-disciplinary projects in the field of Movement and Health, education in sport and industry-based research; integration in health research, medicine, high-performance sport, industry/economics; extensive research funding by EU, BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research), BMG (Federal Ministry for Health), BISp (Federal Institute for Sports Science), foundations, DOSB, industry, etc.; WHO Collaboration Centre Physical Activity & Health; cooperation with the health system (BMG, funding organisations and service providers) and organised sports; knowledge transfer, start-ups, patents
  • Support for founders
    Continuation of existing business cooperations as well as support in the development of marketable service innovations in the digitalisation sector in the field of sports.
  • Other special features
    Gender-specific and cross-gender offers for all FAU students and employees (scientific/non-scientific) - International and intercultural sports offers - Sports for former (older) employees.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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