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Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaft / Movement and Sport Science (Bachelor of Arts)

Program: Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaft  / Movement and Sport Science
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Program length: 6 semesters / 3 years (180 ECTS points)
Start: Winter semester 

The Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaft / Movement and Sport Science bachelor program combines fundamental competencies from theoretical fields of sports science with practical kinesiological approaches in the societal action fields of kinesiology, sports and physicality. These include approaches from social and cultural sciences, theories of movement, education, didactics and the practice of sport, as well as knowledge and skills from medicine, training and health. 

The program is divided into modules on theoretical fields of sports science and movement practice. Fundamental modules are intermeshed with the program for the Sports teaching post. Theoretical and research-oriented in-depth studies and career-oriented explorations and reflections follow, which merge into study profiles according to students' own interests. Modules from other programs of the university and exchange programs with foreign universities ensure the interdisciplinary and international alignment of the program.

Major topics

The major topics offered are "Inclusion and all-day education," "Cultural education" and "Medicine, training and health."
An additional study focus can also be undertaken with the final bachelor's thesis.


The Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaft / Movement and Sport Science bachelor's program qualifies you for work in the fields of youth and adult education, cultural, inclusive and all-day education and athletic and health support at sports institutions and other providers. The B.A. degree also provides the foundation for a continuing master program.

  • Admission requirements

    Education certificates

    German Skills: DSH 2

    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission

    In view of the particular sports-related motor requirements in the study programme “Exercise and Sports Science”, special prerequisites must be demonstrated for admission: 

    1. Fitness for sport: A  medical certificate of fitness for sport, which must not be older than four months.

    2. Specific sporting aptitude:
    The admission requirement in question concerns athletic aptitude. Proof of sporting aptitude must be provided as follows: 

    a) Proof of sports aptitude assessment from another university (the instance of proof must not be older than two years) 


    b) by presenting proof of the German sporting achievement “Deutsches Sportabzeichen” in bronze, which must not be older than two years, 


    c) by submitting proof of completion of a foundation sports course as an examination subject as part of your university entrance qualification (Abitur) with at least 11 points, 


    d) by submitting proof of completion of an advanced sports course as part of your university entrance qualification (Abitur) with at least 5 points. 

    other evidence will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and taken into account if deemed equivalent. Compensation for disadvantages may be granted upon request. Compensation for disadvantages must be applied for in writing.

    Restricted admission

  • Who can answer questions?

    Technical questions about your application


    Content-related questions about the program

    Fabian Dirks, Mareike Reul, Dr. Mike Pott-Klindworth, Dr. Petra Böcker
    Institute for Sports Science and Motology
    Barfüßerstraße 1
    Room: +2/0190
    35032 Marburg
    Tel.: 06421/28-23972
    Email: Office hours: Thu 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Central European Time)

    Formal questions about your application

    Ellen Huth
    Tel.: +49 6421/28 22222

    Office hours: Mondays - Fridays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Central European Time)

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