German Sport University Cologne: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1449 of 14,131 In the World
#510 of 2,785 In Europe
#77 of 369 In Germany
#16 of 64 In North Rhine-Westphalia
#2 of 8 In Cologne
#122 of 1,008 For Sports / Exercise science
Top50% For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
6,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Languages
German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
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
3,585
Citations
83,922

German Sport University Cologne majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
1,700 / 41,431
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
742 / 16,491
Psychology
678 / 18,811
Physical Therapy
595 / 15,279
Biology
420 / 12,992
Computer Science
419 / 10,784
Sports / Exercise science
386 / 10,666
Sports Medicine
340 / 7,402
Cognitive Science
230 / 5,908
Business
199 / 5,478
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
179 / 840
Social Psychology
159 / 5,615
Chemistry
144 / 4,552
Political Science
138 / 738
Engineering
130 / 3,654
Occupational Therapy
123 / 4,399
Cardiology
118 / 2,299
Demography
109 / 2,412
Anatomy and Physiology
104 / 4,298
Health Science
104 / 2,303
Child Psychology
102 / 3,065
Surgery
88 / 2,161
Gerontology
78 / 1,717
Pharmacology
76 / 2,181
Biochemistry
71 / 2,745
Marketing
70 / 3,129
Public Health
65 / 1,216
Oncology and Cancer research
60 / 2,120
Clinical Psychology
59 / 806
Mathematics
57 / 1,282
Communications and Public Relations
55 / 1,976
Immunology
55 / 3,392
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
53 / 1,075
Animal Science
52 / 1,163
Physics
52 / 757
Neuroscience
50 / 1,223
Sociology
48 / 800
Audiology
48 / 760
Anesthesiology
44 / 608
Art & Design
40 / 1,378

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 91
1992 17 102
1993 14 123
1994 14 120
1995 11 104
1996 13 175
1997 15 115
1998 8 172
1999 22 219
2000 12 228
2001 27 268
2002 23 388
2003 23 460
2004 45 494
2005 53 609
2006 74 898
2007 93 1287
2008 106 1883
2009 124 2374
2010 150 3000
2011 151 3326
2012 184 4070
2013 224 4998
2014 244 5740
2015 256 6286
2016 359 6766
2017 297 7373
2018 342 7962
2019 347 9560
2020 377 12259
2021 434 14309

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 Degree Journalism, Mass Communication, Physical Education, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports, Sports Management
Master Dance, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Mass Communication, Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sports, Sports Management, Tourism
PhD Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports

German Sport University Cologne alumni

  1. Dunja Hayali

    Dunja Hayali
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Enrolled in German Sport University Cologne
    Studied in 1995-1999
    Occupations
    radio personalitytelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

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

  2. Christoph Daum

    Christoph Daum
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    association football managerassociation football player
    Biography

    Christoph Paul Daum is a German professional football manager and former player. 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

    Fabian Hambüchen
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    artistic gymnast
    Biography

    Fabian Hambüchen is a retired German gymnast who was a four-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016) and 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

    Steffi Jones
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    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.

General info

Alternative names DSHS
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln
Founded 1947
Accreditation Stiftung Akkreditierungsrat; AQAS
Motto Seit 1947 ... Wissenschaft für den Sport
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6
Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, 50933
Germany
City population 1,083,000
Phone +49 (221) 49820
Fax +49 (221) 4982 8330

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