Institute of Sports Science



  • German Research Foundation (DFG) under Germany’s Excellence Strategy – EXC number 2064/1 – Project number 390727645, Modelling Behavioral Responses to Emotional Cues in Sports – A Bayesian Approach (innovation fund from the Cluster of Excellence ‘Machine Learning – New Perspectives for Science’), together with Augustin Kelava, University of Tübingen.


  • Foundation ‘Media in Education’ / Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien (IWM), Honesty, fair play and the demand for sport, together with Sonja Utz, IWM.


  • German Research Foundation (DFG) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), Labour market effects of sports related public expenditures (assignment PA2500/1-1), Tim Pawlowski (University of Tübingen) & Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen).


  • Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), The determinants of demand for overseas soccer broadcasts in the USA (research grant), Tim Pawlowski & Georgios Nalbantis (both University of Tübingen).


  • VfL Wolfsburg, Social media communication, Tim Pawlowski & Christoph G. Grimmer (both University of Tübingen).


  • Major League Soccer, L.L.C. (MLS), Competitive balance in Major League Soccer, Tim Pawlowski (University of Tübingen).


  • Baden-Württemberg Stiftung/Stiftung Kinderland Baden-Württemberg, Kinderspiele an jedem Ort - Freude an der Bewegung, Helmut Digel, Marcel Fahrner & Julia Hochmuth (University of Tübingen).


  • Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), The fans’ view on competitive balance (research grant), Tim Pawlowski (University of Tübingen).


  • Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V. (HSV), Consumer behavior of club members, Tim Pawlowski (University of Tübingen).


  • Bundesinstitut für Sportwissenschaft (BISp), Wissensmanagement im Wissenschaftlichen Verbundsystem Leistungssport, Manfred Muckenhaupt, Helmut Digel, Verena Burk & Andrea Süß (University of Tübingen).


  • Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), The fiscal political importance of sports in Germany (tender fe32/09), Tim Pawlowski & Christoph Breuer (German Sport University Cologne).


  • Ernst & Young AG, Different studies on competitive balance in European professional football, Tim Pawlowski & Christoph Breuer (German Sport University Cologne).