Sports Medical Training and Clinical Exercise Physiology

Goethe University Frankfurt

24 months
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The Sports Medical Training and Clinical Exercise Physiology programme at Goethe University Frankfurt offers the possibility to focus on special sports medicine and training science themes, and to collect and reflect on practical experience systematically.

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The Sports Medical Training and Clinical Exercise Physiology programme offered by Goethe University Frankfurt imparts:

  • in-depth sports scientific knowledge focused on sports medicine and training science
  • the ability to work independently in accordance with basic scientific principles and to apply scientific methods and knowledge
  • the ability to grasp new developments quickly, to familiarise oneself with new areas and to contribute to the further development of one’s own discipline in both research and practice
  • Particular emphasis is placed on the teaching of key qualifications that prepare students for demanding professional work in research, industry and practice. Among these key qualifications are teamwork, independent conflict resolution skills, foreign language skills related to the subject, and the planning, preparing and presentation of projects.

Programme Structure

The programme imparts well developed skills for occupational fields related to:

  • sports
  • exercise
  • health and leisure  (e.g. sport clubs, sports associations, local or associational sports administration, media sports desks, commercial sports suppliers, freelance trainers and supervisors, sports and exercise therapy in prevention and rehabilitation, and health insurance funds)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German
IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
87 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a programme that focuses on sports science or sports medicine, or a Bachelor’s degree in a similar programme that focuses on physical exercise or health, or a German degree in the same or similar discipline that is recognised as equivalent
  • Students have to complete the respective module from the Bachelor’s degree. in sports science in the following cases: insufficient methodological knowledge of empirical social research; insufficient knowledge of sports and exercise therapy for internal and neurological clinical pictures and damage; insufficient knowledge of training-related therapeutic intervention for diseases and injuries of the locomotive system

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Semester fee: 366.71 EUR


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Sports Medical Training and Clinical Exercise Physiology
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