Institute of Sports Science

The Institute of Sport Science in Tübingen excels in 11 categories of the new CHE-Ranking

09.05.2018 – The Institute of Sport Science of the University of Tübingen achieves again excellent results in this year’s CHE-Ranking [...] more


Sport Management Game with 25 students from Tübingen

23.04.2018 – For several years now, students from all over Europe come together in Groningen to participate in the international Sport Management Game and apply [...] more


Tübingen/Tokyo: International Sports Management Certificate

10.4.2018 – After having successfully completed their studies abroad at the Graduate School of Business (Rikkyo University) in Tokyo, Michaela Hirschle and Max Hommel were [...] more

Archive 2017


Brinkert and Gottschalk at SMASD 2017

20.06.2017 - Well known experts will attend the 3rd Social Media and Sports Day at IfS Tübingen on July 7, 2017. Among the ten Speakers are Raphael Brinkert (Founder and Managing director of Jung von Matt/sports) and Pit Gottschalk [...] mehr


Master belongs to the Top 20 programs in sport management

26.05.2017 – The Master in Sports Science with profile Sport Management at the University of Tübingen could continuously improve its position during recent years in the global [...] more


International guest lectures by leading sports economists

19.05.2017 – With the beginning of the summer term two distinguished sports economists from the USA and Switzerland presented their research in Tuebingen. On Wednesday [...] more


New Study: US Demand for International Football Telecasts

17.01.2017 – Since the nomination of the United States as hosts of the 1994 FIFA World Cup, the country’s attachment to football (soccer), and the US football market [...] more

Archive 2016


Sport Economists from eight countries visit Tübingen

25.05.2016 – Organized by the Institute of Sports Science, overall four international events were held in Tübingen within three days. Between 13th and 14th of May 2016, the 20th Conference of the German Association of Sport Economics and Sport Management was held in [...] more

Archive 2015


DFG and SNF Grants for Project in Sport Economics

18.11.2015 – Researchers of the Universities of Tuebingen (Tim Pawlowski) and St. Gallen (Michael Lechner) successfully applied for a grant provided by the German Research Foundation [...] more


3rd ARD Forum Sport – Financing High Performance Sport

12.10.2015 – Last Wednesday various experts discussed the future of financing High Performance Sport in Germany during the 3rd “ARD Forum Sport” in Hamburg. After welcome speeches by the Director of the German Broadcaster NDR, Lutz Marmor, and ARD Sports Coordinator [...] more


9th edition of Sports Magazine SportSirene available

15.06.2015 – Besides performance or success, control and power are also closely related to and connected with sports in general. The 9th edition of the magazine SportSirene takes a closer look at various facets of this relationship and discusses [...] more


Social Media and Sports Day

05.06.2015 – Last Friday, students successfully organized the Social Media and Sports Day at the Institute of Sports Science in Tuebingen. The conference was characterized by a close link between science and practice. Overall, 18 lectures and a concluding [...] more


Sports Science achieves top rank according to the latest CHE-Ranking

31.05.2015 – According to the CHE University Ranking results 2015 for the subject of Sports Science (published in May), the Institute of Sports Science in Tübingen has achieved a top rank concerning central criteria (completed PhDs, third party funds, [...] more


Olympic Games 2024: Case Study Competition launched

29.04.2015 – An International Case Study Competition on Strategic Sport Management (seminar organization in Tuebingen: Professor Tim Pawlowski) started this semester in cooperation with the University of Mainz (Professor Holger Preuß), the TU Munich [...] more


DLV Convention "Athletics – area of experiences for live"

16.03.2015 – On March 14th, Dr. Marcel Fahrner was invited by the German Athletics Association (DLV), to contribute to the DLV Convention "Athletics – area of experiences for live". With his lecture [...] more


It is with great sadness that we, the fellow members of the institute for sports science, have to announce the loss of Ommo Grupe

27.02.2015 – In 1960, Ommo Grupe (4.11.1930-26.2.2015), was appointed director of the institute for physical education at the time. As the first head with a PhD, he was eager to refine physical education towards a scientific subject from the beginning.


FIFA Research Grant for Project in Sport Economics

21.01.2015 – Georgios Nalbantis and Tim Pawlowski successfully applied for a research grant provided by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) [...] more


Social Media and Sport – Study program on German TV

14.01.2015 – The German TV station WDR has reported about the Bachelor study program Sport Media Research in "sport inside" [...] more