Institute of Sports Science

Sport Economics, Sport Management & Media Research

The research group is headed by Tim Pawlowski and works on three research lines. The first research line Society & Public Policy intends to contribute to current public policy debates on the financing of sports and the effects associated with sports participation and physical activity. The second research line Leagues & Competitions intends to contribute to optimizing the design of sports leagues and competitions. The third research line Media & Management intends to contribute to better understanding the role of digitalization processes and ‘new’ forms of communication in sports. In Spring 2020, the Data Science and Sports Lab was founded.



+49 (0)7071 / 29-78408
Fax: +49 (0)7071 / 29-5031

Research lines

Society &
Public Policy

Leagues & Competitions

Media & Management



IfS students organise German University Championship in table tennis

From May 19 to 21, 2023, the University of Tübingen hosted this year's German University…

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Guest at the Institute of Sports Science Tübingen: Prof. Unutmaz (Ege-University Izmir)

From May 22 to 26, 2023, Assist. Prof. Dr. Volkan Unutmaz from Ege University Izmir (Türkiye) was a…

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More than 40 students from Tübingen participated in the Sport Management Game in Groningen

Supervised by Dr. Ute Schüttoff, students from all Bachelor programs in sports science participated…

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