• Universities for openess and tolerance

    The member universities of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) are set to oppose xenophobia in Germany as part of a nationwide initiative. They are committing to their stance with the slogan “Universities for openess, tolerance and against xenophobia”.

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  • Historical overview in text and pictures

    The history of the German Sport University Cologne doesn´t start with their foundation in 1947. Already its predecessor institution, the German University of Physical Education, dedicated itself to sport science.

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  • The research information system (FIS)

    The research information system of the German Sport University Cologne is a local database to bundle and connect all research activities of the GSU. You can access the database both in German and English.

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  • University & Facilities

    The German Sport University Cologne is no ordinary university. It is the only university in Germany that is dedicated exclusively to the world of sport and exercise science.

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  • Studying & Structure

    The German Sport University offers five bachelor programmes and seven Master's degrees (taught in German). Two Master's degrees (full-time) are taught in English, the M.Sc. Human Technology in Sports and Medicine and the M.Sc. Sport Management.

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  • Research & Transfer

    The German Sport University Cologne is Germany’s only, and Europe’s largest, university in the field of sport and exercise science. Research at the 21 academic institutes covers many aspects – all pertaining to sport and exercise.

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  • PR & Media

    In today’s society, a university cannot function as an ivory tower. Knowledge transfer is one of the basic tasks of a university. In the competition for the best minds and funds, attention and reputation, a strategic factor of success is communication.

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News

European Universities for an Open World

The German Rectors’ Conference (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz - HRK) has today, 11 November, launched an initiative for ‘Open Universities’, calling on its members to stand up against...

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GSU and Bloomsburg University consolidate their young partnership

After the start of this partnership in 2014, both Presidents point the way to a promising and fruitful collaboration in the future.

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SUNY Cortland and GSU continue partnership

Presidents Erik Bitterbaum (SUNY Cortland) and Heiko Strueder (German Sport University Cologne) celebrate more than 40 years of university partnership and an extension of the existing...

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Dates and Activities

dvs-Sportspiel-Symposium meets 6th International TGfU Conference

In July 2016 an international conference in the area of team and racket sport research will be held at the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany: Hansi Flick agreed as invited speaker.  ... more

35th International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports

The 35th International Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports will take place from 14th to 18th September 2017 at the German Sport University Cologne.  ... more

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