Sport and Physical Education (phased out)

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Bachelor programme

Degree Profile

Begin of study
winter semester
6 semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Education
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
restricted admission
Dual-subject Bachelor
minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Physical Education
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Vocational schools

The degree programme "Sport and Physical Education" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Sport and Physical Education 2021".

Bachelor's programme Sport and Physical Education

Course Details

You want to study Physical Education? In the minor subject in Physical Education, the focus is on human movement and sport. You look at the research and teaching of sport on the humanities, social and natural sciences. In your studies of Physical Education you will deal with movement as well as with the theory and practice of sport and other sports science topics. You will acquire methodical skills and job-related action competences.

Physical Education in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • Sports theory:
    • Sports Medicine
    • Introduction to Sports Science
    • Training theory
  • Applied Sports Science:
    • Basic forms of movement
    • Small games
    • Gymnastics
    • Gymnastics/Rhythmic Dance
    • Volleyball, beach volleyball, inline skating, trampoline sports and others
    • Floorball, triathlon, and others

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Sports theory:
    • Motor-pedagogical basics
    • Sports lessons
  • Applied Sports Science:
    • Athletics
    • Swimming


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations minor Physical Education 2012

Master Programmes


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

Enrol now for Sport and Physical Education!

For international students


Want to study one semester or year at the University of Erfurt?

Exchange Studies

You come from abroad and are interested in studying for a Bachelor's or Master's degree at the University of Erfurt?

Degree Seeking Students

Are you already studying Physical Education?

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