PhD Programme in Sport Science | Curriculum

The curriculum provides information on the qualification profile, the requirements for admission, the structure of the doctorate and the number of ECTS credits which PhD candidates have to earn during their doctoral studies. The curriculum for the PhD programme in Sport Science includes the following key elements:

  • The degree programme duration is 3 years
  • Courses comprising at least 18-30 ECTS
  • Public presentation of the intended doctoral project within the first year of doctoral studies 
  • Signing a doctoral thesis agreement subsequent to the public presentation
  • Periodical, at least annual progress reports
  • Write a doctoral thesis, which demonstrates the candidate's ability to master academic topics independently
  • Public defence

Curriculum & Dissertationsgebiet

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information on specific administrative procedures for the Phd programme in Sport Science (for instance how to register for the public presentation, which courses to do when etc.) you will find here.