Sport Science (Bachelor)

Student doing a performance diagnosis.

The bachelor’s programme in Sport Science aims at imparting central competences in the area of sport science, sport didactics and sport organisation as well as training-specific competences. It qualifies students to work successfully in a wide range of sport-related and exercise-related occupational fields. Before starting to study, students have to complete a supplementary examination to prove that they have the necessary physical and motor skills for the programme.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 628

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits

Language: German

Supplementary examination of sporting aptitude (in German)


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Data updated on: 23.11.2020

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The bachelor’s programme in Sport Science consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP) and compulsory modules on the subdisciplines of sport science. Towards the end of the bachelor’s programme, students have to select an alternative compulsory module (Health Promotion, Prevention, Rehabilitation and Fitness, or Sport Management). To successfully complete the programme, students have to write a bachelor’s thesis.

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Psychology of sport
  • Sport education
  • Sociology of sport
  • Biomechanics

... and many more.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

Graduates are qualified to deal with topics and questions related to exercise and sport based on findings of sport science. In addition, they know how to implement target group-oriented concepts and sport offers. Furthermore, they are able to adapt to the demands of new areas of practice and target groups, reflect on their own gender role, expand their subject-specific knowledge and knowledge related to sport practice, and lead different types of groups in sport.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 2.9 (satisfactory)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 2.8 (appropriate)

→ These results are basd on feedback from 63 graduates.

*Detailed information about the implementation, analysis and use of the survey as well as further data can be found in the bachelor’s programme in Sport Science graduation survey (in German).

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).

3 years after graduation ...

  • 69% of graduates residing in Austria are gainfully employed.
  • graduates earn approx. € 2.440 gross/month.
  • 14% of graduates work in the sports, amusement, recreation activities sector.

*You can find precise information on implementation, evaluation and use as well as further data for this degree programme in the graduate tracking "BA Sports Science".