German Sport University Cologne: Statistics

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RankRanking
#1442 of 14,160In the World
#508 of 2,789In Europe
#75 of 370In Germany
#15 of 65In North Rhine-Westphalia
#2 of 8In Koln
#140 of 1,006For Sports / Exercise science
Top50%For 12 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
50%
Enrollment
6,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Abitur) and Physical Aptitude Test. German Language Proficiency Certificate (DSH level 2 or TESTDAF level 4)
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment6,000
Full time employee450
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,958
Citations
85,471

German Sport University Cologne majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
1,919 / 42,491
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
816 / 17,187
Psychology
700 / 17,114
Physical Therapy
675 / 15,829
Biology
481 / 14,142
Sports / Exercise science
440 / 10,957
Computer Science
427 / 10,337
Sports Medicine
388 / 7,187
Cognitive Science
234 / 5,412
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
196 / 853
Business
195 / 5,499
Social Psychology
170 / 4,832
Chemistry
160 / 4,780
Political Science
150 / 755
Cardiology
140 / 2,375
Engineering
135 / 3,596
Anatomy and Physiology
120 / 4,060
Occupational Therapy
118 / 3,963
Demography
108 / 2,631
Child Psychology
105 / 2,696
Surgery
102 / 2,302
Health Science
99 / 2,157
Pharmacology
92 / 2,690
Gerontology
85 / 1,675
Biochemistry
83 / 2,851
Marketing
71 / 3,029
Oncology and Cancer research
69 / 2,278
Communications and Public Relations
67 / 2,117
Public Health
66 / 1,382
Immunology
65 / 3,549
Clinical Psychology
63 / 799
Neuroscience
55 / 1,374
Anesthesiology
55 / 615
Animal Science
54 / 1,127
Physics
54 / 892
Audiology
54 / 713
Sociology
52 / 983
Mathematics
48 / 1,027
Art & Design
47 / 1,289
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
46 / 1,178

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990874
19911889
19921787
199314116
199413112
199511103
199612152
199714103
19987161
199922197
200012208
200127247
200223376
200322435
200445478
200552586
200673866
2007921256
20081071864
20091232337
20101502975
20111493320
20121834021
20132224896
20142425609
20152516176
20163536564
20172936981
20183427176
20193458755
202039711546

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

German Sport University Cologne has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bachelor's DegreeJournalism, Mass Communication, Physical Education, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports, Sports Management
MasterDance, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Mass Communication, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sports, Sports Management, Tourism
PhDNatural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports

Notable alumni

  1. Dunja Hayali

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    Dunja Hayali
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in German Sport University Cologne
    Studied in 1995-1999
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistradio personality
    Biography

    Dunja Hayali is a German journalist and television presenter for public broadcaster ZDF.

  2. Christoph Daum

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    Christoph Daum
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Christoph Paul Daum is a German professional football manager and former player who last managed the Romania national team. Daum played as a midfielder and was a junior for several clubs from the region of Duisburg. He began his senior career with Hamborn 07 and Eintracht Duisburg, before joining 1. FC Köln in 1975 and being part of the reserve team that won the 1980–81 German amateur football championship. As a manager, he won eight trophies with clubs from Germany, Turkey and Austria. Daum began his football career in 1971 in the youth league with Hamborn 07. He transferred in 1972 to Eintracht Duisburg and then in 1975 to 1. FC Köln, where he played in the amateur league until his retirement.

  3. Fabian Hambüchen

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    Fabian Hambüchen
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Fabian Hambüchen is a retired German gymnast who was Olympic, World and European champion. Fabian also won gold medals at European Games and at 2015 Summer Universiade. He has a full set of Olympics medals, one in each colour, as he is the 2016 Olympic champion, 2012 Olympic silver medalist and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist on the individual horizontal bar event. He became World champion on horizontal bars in 2007 Stuttgart.

  4. Steffi Jones

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    Steffi Jones
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Stephanie Ann Jones is a German-American football manager and former player who last managed the German women's national team. As a defender, she earned 111 caps for the national team between 1993 and 2007, helping her country win the 2003 FIFA Women's World Championship and three consecutive European Championships. After retiring from active football, Jones worked as a football administrator, in charge of organising the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, before becoming a manager.

  5. Heide Rosendahl

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    Heide Rosendahl
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in German Sport University Cologne
    In 1969 graduated with Diplom
    Occupations
    athletics competitorsprinterpentathlete
    Biography

    Heidemarie Ecker-Rosendahl is a retired German athlete who competed mainly in the pentathlon and long jump. She set a world record in the long jump at 6.84 m in 1970 that stood for almost six years.

  6. Olaf Glaeseker

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    Olaf Glaeseker
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Olaf Glaeseker is a German political consultant, journalist, publicist, and a close confidant of former President Christian Wulff. He served as the President's press secretary from 30 June 2010 to 22 December 2011. He came under criticism for alleged corruption, and resigned a few weeks before the President himself resigned.

  7. Wolfgang Bochow

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    Wolfgang Bochow
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1944-2017 (aged 73)
    Enrolled in German Sport University Cologne
    Studied in 1965-1969
    Occupations
    badminton player
    Biography

    Wolfgang Bochow was a badminton player from West Germany who rated among the world's best in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Tall and powerful, he had one of the strongest backhands in the game.

  8. Hans Häußler

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    Hans Häußler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1931-2010 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Hans Häußler was a German journalist, painter, musician, comedian, director and author of radio plays.

General info

Alternative namesDSHS
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln
Founded1947
AccreditationStiftung Akkreditierungsrat; AQAS
MottoSeit 1947 ... Wissenschaft für den Sport
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

AddressAm Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50933
Germany
City population1,086,000
Phone+49 (221) 49820
Fax+49 (221) 4982 8330

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