Information on course of study: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor)

Information on course of study: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor)

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Numbers and facts

Course of study name: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor)
Duration: 6 Semester
Academic degree: Bachelor of Arts
Language: German
Type of admission: Application/enrolment possible in the winter semester


Within the scope of the Dual-subject Bachelor, you can take Sport Science

  • as a primary or secondary dual subject (60 ECTS) or
  • as a Minor (30 ECTS) combined with a Major

Sport Science can be studied either in connection with a non-teaching career goal or as a professional teaching qualification. If you want to become a teacher, you must follow the combinations of subjects for each teaching position.

Orientation and goals

Sport Science at the University of Oldenburg provides a cross section of different disciplines. It is distinguished by its combination of theory and practice, as well as its interdisciplinary character. The primary focus of this degree course is human body movement and behaviour in people of all age groups, milieus, and genders in the diverse forms of modern sport and athletic culture, particularly with regards to pedagogical, sociological, medical, and athletic training oriented perspectives. Issues concerning the meaning of physical movement in educating capable subjects, in lifestyles, and in the (re)production of societal structures are especially relevant to this programme.

Language skills

In order to study this course at the University of Oldenburg as a student from outside of Germany, you need an adequate knowledge of German.

German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:

  • DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
  • TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)

The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements

Admission requirements

International applicants who received their prior education abroad should apply online through uni-assist. For further details see: Application for international students

Applicants must successfully prove their Sports Suitability at the University in order to be admitted. Students still have to apply at the Admissions Office (Immatrikulationsamt).

Further information can be found on the website:
Sport Science - Suitability

Sport Science Regulations: Please check special admission requirements (in German) for further information.

Careers and areas of work

When combined with the main theme 'Knowledge and Skills Transfer', this programme is primarily geared towards a subsequent Master of Education. The main theme 'Prevention and Lifestyle' is intended to prepare students for careers outside of education (such as fitness and wellness centres, athletic clubs, etc.). In the master's programme, students can seek a teaching qualification, as well as qualifications for careers in sports research, in rehabilitation and prevention, as well as in sport and health counselling. Additionally, the Master of Arts and Master of Education degrees open the door to further study at the doctoral level.


Sport Science - Suitability

Your contact persons

Fragen zum Studiengang/-fach
  • Staas, Björn
  • Schmidt-Seidel, Sven Erik
  • Student representatives of Sport Science
  • Student representatives of Teaching Degree Programme
  • Academic Examinations Office
  • Contact form for students
  • Rolf, Malte
  • Study and Career Counselling Service

Documents: Regulations, forms, information

  • Antrag auf Anerkennung von Prüfungsleistungen pdf
  • Professionalisierungsbereich Blanko (Anlage) docx
Documents Forms
  • Anmeldung der Abschlussarbeit pdf
  • Anzeige einer Prüfungsunfähigkeit pdf
  • Antrag auf Notenverbesserung docx
  • Modulbescheinigung Bachelor docx
  • Antrag auf Zulassung von Fachmodulen im Professionalisierungsbereich (Austauschmodule) docx
  • Vorziehen von Mastermodulen pdf
P-Amt Examinations and examiners

Postgraduate / combined course of studies

Kombinationsfach (2FB)
  • Geography (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme German Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Philosophy / Values and Norms (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Material Culture: Textiles (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Protestant Theology and Religious Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Special Needs Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Slavic Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies (Bachelor)
  • Franco-Romance Studies (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Technology (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme English Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor)
  • Hispanic Studies (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Elementary Mathematics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-subject bachelor's programme Low German (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
Masterfach-MEd (Kombi)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Sports (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Sports (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Sports (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Sports (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Grundschule) Sports (Master of Education)
Master subject
  • Master's Programme Cultural Analysis (Master)
  • Master Sportwissenschaft (Master)
  • Master's Programme Sport and Lifestyle (Master)