Institute of Sports Science

Report on the third Summer School

04.08.2019 - The Third Summer School of International PhD program Bern-Tübingen “Interdisciplinary Sport Science” 2019 took place in the Black Forest, Grafenhausen. [...] more

Event Management in the Mercedes-Benz Arena

17.07.2019 - During his guest talk, Torsten Reissig (Operations Manager Aramark Restaurations GmbH) took the audience on a journey behind the scenes of major (sport) events. [...] more

Ars legendi-Faculty Prize for Sports Science 2019

24.04.2019 – This year, the Ars legendi-Faculty Prize for Sports Science was awarded to Verena Burk. [...] more

Cooperation with the Faculty of Health and Sports Science of the Dōshisha University, Japan

15.03.2019 - Dōshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, opened a branch office at the University of Tübingen on Wednesday, 27 February 2019. [...] more

PhD Award 2018 for Dr. Georgios Nalbantis

21.07.2018 – The University of Tübingen awarded to Dr. Georgios Nalbantis on behalf of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences the PhD Award 2018 in [...] more

Sport mega events: live broadcast of panel discussion

05.06.2018 – On 5 June 2018, representatives from various fields, such as sports, politics, media and science met at the historic „E-Werk“ for the 6th edition of the [...] more

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