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Programmes of Study

Below you find an overview on the studies of Sport, Business & Law as well as the Teacher Education Programmes at the University of Bayreuth:

Concept of Sport, Business & Law ProrammesHide

The unique and successful concept of the study programme Sport, Business & Law has been a benchmark for studies in the field of sports management ever since it was founded in 1985.

The basis of these studies focusing on sport and economy derives from the academic fields of sport, management, business administration and law. The uniqueness of the programme is based upon its interdisciplinarity, internationality, its traditions and ability to innovate as well as its strong spirit of networking and cooperation.

Bachelor's Programme of Sport, Business & LawHide
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Sport is a relevant factor for society and economy and its importance has been growing constantly in the course of time. In many fields of business, highly-qualified university graduates are needed. Thus, skills in business administration and sport science are just as important as experiences in project management, a sense of legal problems and solutions. To fulfill this job profile, the University of Bayreuth has developed the study programme B.Sc. Sport, Business & Law.

In the course of six semesters, our students gain a sound education in business administration, sport science and law with special references to sport management. Thus, students develop the ability of thoroughly analyzing, interpreting and solving problems. Furthermore, a multisided training in different sports adds to the interdisciplinary study profile. The teaching language is German and English.

In view of the international orientation of the field of sport management, the B.Sc. Sport, Business & Law also contains courses of foreign languages. This enables our students to actively participate in dialogues with international partners.

Interdisciplinary study offers and practically oriented ways of teaching transmit fundamental job-oriented skills. Moreover, an obligatory internship contributes to the practical aspect of the studies.

For more information download the course outline....

Master's Programme of Sport, Business & LawHide
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The Master programme of Sport, Business & Law is consecutive to the corresponding Bachelor programme of Sport, Business & Law at the University of Bayreuth. However, it is also designed for graduates of similar programmes such as Business Administration, Economics, Health Economics and Philosophy and Economics at the University of Bayreuth or other national and international universities. The teaching language is German and English.

A completed Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree with a final grade of at least “1,9” according to the Bavarian formulae is required for admission. Final grades of different tables of evaluations will be converted by the University of Bayreuth. If the final grade does not meet the required level, the qualification can be assessed through procedures which are specific for each degree programme.

Master's Programme in Sport TechnologyHide

Are you a sports enthusiast and are you interested in the research and development of innovative technologies in sports? You want to develop, for example, Sports articles and equipment and strive for a responsible position in the sports industry at the end of your apprenticeship? Then the master program Sport Technology at the University of Bayreuth offers exciting perspectives for you.
The language of the courses is German and English.

Here you can find more information about the master program: sporttechnologie.uni-bayreuth.de

Teacher Education Programmes in SportHide
Studierende bei Sportübungen

This page provides details on the various ways to complete a teacher education programme at the University of Bayreuth’s Department of Sport Science. We would be happy to provide one-on-one advising if you still have questions after reading through this information. 

Bayreuth's Profile:

Since 2008, institutions in Bavaria have had the possibility to define their own profiles in the scope of the Teacher Education Examination Regulations (LPO I). In Bayreuth, we have used this chance to focus on your teaching skills in sport. You will complete a relatively extensive range of sport discipline seminars in Bayreuth. These seminars integrate theory and practice in a form that is demanding from the perspectives of both didactics and methodology. We also value “real-life” classroom situations in which you are involved in sport instruction with children and young adults. Cooperation with local schools and our special course formats make this possible. The language of the courses is German.


Sport as a subject taught at

  • Realschulen: subject area combinations with German, English, Mathematics, and Economics. Additional subject combinations are available in cooperation with the Universities of Bamberg and Erlangen.
  • Berufliche Schulen: subject area combination with Metal Technology. Additional subject combinations are available in cooperation with the Universities of Bamberg and Erlangen.

Teaching sport as a higher level subject at Gymnasien: subject area combinations with German, English, and Mathematics. Additional subject combinations are available in cooperation with the Universities of Bamberg and Erlangen.


For general information of the Teacher Education Programmes in Sport please contact Prof. Dr. Susanne Tittlbach.

Studies and LifeHide
Studium und Leben

Since you have already found your way to our study programmes, we would like to provide you with further information on studying and living in Bayreuth.

If you are requested to decide where you are going to study in the years to come, it is important to know the aspects in favour of a certain city. After all, you are going to spend a few years in the town of your choice! Therefore, we want to answer your question: “Why should I study in Bayreuth?” More…

Social Engagement is very important at the University of Bayreuth. Thus, you have the opportunity of pursuing your personal interests at our University, but also in your free-time. Whether you would like to volunteer in social, cultural or political causes, you will find the right opportunity in Bayreuth!

Of course, the aim of intensive studies is the acquisition of methodological and professional expertise. However, social skills are another fundamental condition of being successful. Therefore, it is important to know the opportunities which can form your free-time in Bayreuth. Our University sports programme offers a huge variety of activities. More…


Gaining an impression of the opportunities which emerge after the academic studies should not only be an issue after the degree is obtained. Students should make valuable experiences and form important networks already during the course of their studies through internships at different companies.

The early acquisition of practical experiences is strongly supported by the University of Bayreuth. Our departments offer workshops and lectures held by representatives of successful companies on a regular basis and thus create a link to the professional job market. Moreover, the Office for Internships organizes recruiting-events like the job fair “Masters-Börse” or the “Career Days”.

The Office for Internships serves as an academic link between students and companies. It supports especially students of the bachelor and master studies in programmes with elements of business administration or economics.

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