Sports Sciences, Department
Fakultät für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften at the Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT
Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft
- Kaiserstr. 12, Geb. 40.40
- 76128 Karlsruhe
- Phone: +49 721 608-43743
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Special features regarding teachingTeaching is explicitly application and research-oriented: Impartation of in-depth specialist knowledge, sport and teaching skills, scientific methodological skills and professional qualifications in balanced student-lecturer ratio; high level of theory and practice orientation through cooperation with external partners (educational institutes, organised sports, fitness and healthcare providers, clinics, local authority institutions, commercial providers); involvement in research discourse through active project work; cross-university teaching cooperation; inclusion of professional experts as lecturers.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversité de Strasbourg, Straßburg, Frankreich; Universität Salzburg, Salzburg, Österreich; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica; UKK Institute for Health and Promotion Research, Tampere, Finnland; Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel; University of Calgary, Calgary, Kanada; Kenyatta University, Nairobie, Kenia; Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, Neuseeland; Kuban State University of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism, Krasnodar, Russland
Special features regarding the equipmentNew Buildings: 2010 Fitness and Health Centre with 400sqm equipment park (endurance, strength, flexibility, coordination and relaxation training); 2010 gymnasium with electrically adjustable climbing wall; 2017 artificial turf playing field with LED floodlights; 2014 tartan circular track with light barrier measurement, outdoor basketball court (portable bleachers); 2014: 2 beach volleyball courts; 2017 covered multi-purpose court (outdoor), bouldering wall; 6 tennis courts with floodlights); 2017 motor skills and exercise lab for kids; 25m swimming pool with electric lift floor; portable spiroergometry.
Sport facilitiesTop-class sports scholarships (Deutschlandstipendium); partner university of top-class sports of the ADH.
Special features regarding research activitiesResearch Centre for School Sport and Child & Adolescent Sports (FoSS); Centre for the Assessment of Physical Activity (CAPA); Sports Medicine Performance Diagnostics in Health, Recreational & Competitive Sports; BioMotion Centre: Movement learning, movement technologies, performance diagnostics; Centre for Sport & Nutrition Counselling; Mental-mHealth Lab; Sport Science Student Lab: School goes Biomotion; Centre for Sport Development Research; Centre for E-Sport and Digitisation in Sport.
Support for foundersWithin the framework of the Institute for Entrepreneurship, KIT offers courses on business start-ups and provides consulting services for spin-offs. Regular lectures and workshops on business start-ups are held.
Other special featuresNetworking of the Institute in research, teaching and knowledge transfer within the university (other departments and centres, e.g. "House of Competence"); networking with external institutions: Embedding in local, state and national sport, education and health structures; networking in the Scientific Community: Cooperation with (sports) scientific institutions on a national/international level; partner university of top-class sport: Support of dual careers in studies and top-class sports; inter-university teaching cooperation with PH Karlsruhe and University of Heidelberg.
Further information on research activitieswww.sport.kit.edu/Forschung.php
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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