LL.M. Sport Law

The study course Master of Law in Gießen/Cologne, with comprehensive subject matter and excellent course instructors, is the first accredited one of its kind for sports law in Germany.

Target group

Its target group is fully qualified lawyers subsequent to their second states examination in law as well as audited law candidates with one year's professional experience and/or legal internship, who wish to become qualified in sports law.

Degree aims and content

Seen from the viewpoint of sports law, the study course addresses the central organizational, economic and social challenges in sport. Its focus is directed on the needs in the practice and is based on scientific principles.

This corresponds to its plethora of renowned consultants from organized sport, the legal profession, and science and economy. Citation from the accreditation report: "The assesors judge the staffing for this study course to be excellent and see in this one of its greatest strengths".

Admission requirements

  • Graduates of law studies after their second state examination OR
  • Certified first state examination candidates with one year job experience / legal internship respectively 

Job perspectives

The graduates' career prospects are outstanding. Sports law is a domain that is rapidly developing. The job opportunities in the private and public sectors are correspondingly wide-ranging, particularly in organized sport, legal practice, economics and administration.


Degree duration
4 semesters

Master of Laws (LL.M.)

60 credit points

Commencement of studies
Winter semester

Study places
30 per year

€ 15.500

Further information

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Nolte
Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Martin Nolte

Institute of Sport Law

Telephone +49 221 4982-6088
Website Institut für Sportrecht