Institute of Sports Science

Felix Otto

Institute of Sports Science
Wächterstraße 67,
1st Floor, Room 104
  07071 29-76545
Consultation Times (PDF)

Main research

  • Spectator sport and demand
  • Sport contests and tournaments

Short vita

since 2017
Research associate and doctoral candidate

University of Tübingen

Master of Science in Sport Management

German Sport University Cologne

Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management

University of Potsdam

Selected publications

Journal articles

  • Otto, F., Pawlowski, T., & Utz, S. (2021) Trust in fairness, doping, and the demand for sports: a study on international track and field events. European Sport Management Quarterly,
  • Krumer, A., Otto, F., & Pawlowski, T. (2021). Nationalistic bias among international experts: Evidence from professional ski jumping. Scandinavian Journal of Economics,
  • Utz, S., Otto, F. & Pawlowski, T. (2021). “Germany crashes out of World Cup” - A mixed-method study on the effects of crisis communication on Facebook. Journal of Sport Management, 35(1), 44-54.
  • Otto, F., & Rumpf, C. (2018). Animation intensity of sponsorship signage: The impact on sport viewers’ attention and viewer confusion. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 8(2), 177-194,

Functions and memberships

  • Member of the European Sport Economics Association