We offer you a broad, interdisciplinary scientific portfolio on numerous topics in sport and the health sciences. Our expertise covers a large spectrum under the guideline motive of "movement". Aside from innovative high-quality research - involving the topics of health and prevention over the course of a lifetime, competitive and popular sports as well as also the pedagogical and the educational environment - this also includes the training of future specialists and teachers, as well as the implementation of research results in society and for competitive sports.

Through our interdisciplinary organization, we offer diverse preventative measures and solutions for the complex problems in health of all age groups in modern society, a field with ever increasing relevance. Hereby, we effectively address the continuing increase in such civilization illnesses as obesity, heart attacks and strokes.

As a reliable scientific partner in competitive sports, we support top athletes, associations and clubs through our advisory offers, diagnostic performance tests and research results, which are transferred directly into practice and adapted further there.

We train the teachers of tomorrow, prepare them adequately for the demands in handling the ever more heterogeneous school classes and show them pedagogical tools to enable them to also inspire the generation of tomorrow with enthusiasm for movement and sports.

Aside from a well-founded scientific training and specialist competence, we provide our students with the necessary skills in order to develop relevant questions, to identify and specify problems, and to then solve these under one's own initiative. With these key competences, our students are well prepared to perform inspirationally in a dynamic job market in the fields of "health", "education" and "sport".

By 2022, our trend-setting new building made of wood and glass was solemnly inaugurated at the TUM Campus in the Olympic Park. Currently, the third phase of construction is building the office wings of the new Campus. To this end, the Free State of Bavaria is investing 168.5 million Euros in Europe's largest and most modern sports campus.

We cordially invite you to seek further information on the pages of our homepage. Our staff members will be happy to serve as your contact partners.

The Department in Numbers


  • 20 Professors
  • 233 Employees
  • 3.075 Students


  • 20 Courses of study
  • 614 Alumni in 2021
  • 27.017 written and oral examinations 2021
  • 31 continuings and further education with 428 participants and 41 speaker in 2021