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Bachelor's Programme Sports Management

Faculty Faculty of Psychology and Sport Science 
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6
ISCED-F 1088 Inter-disciplinary Programmes involving Services
Mode of Study
Study Code
UC 033 626
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2015W)*
Language of Instruction German
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent and Language Certificates
Supplemental Examinations
Examination to demonstrate suitable physical fitness must be completed satisfactorily before admission to the study programme.
» Information about the supplementary examination (physical and motor competence)

* Information on the Curriculum (2015W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,
  available at:
  Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) starting winter term 2016 »

(1) Within the scope of the Studies and Orientation Stage, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examinations must be passed:

  1. VO Fundamentals of Management (CM 2/3 hrs./ 6 ECTS-Credits),
  2. SL Fundamentals of Management (CM 2/ 1 h/ 1.5 ECTS-Credits),
  3. VO Fundamentals of Economics (CM3/ 3 hrs./ 6 ECTS-Credits),
  4. SL Fundamentals of Economics (CM3/1 h/ 1.5 ECTS-Credits).

(2) Successful passing of all exams of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage entitles to passing all further courses and examinations as well as to writing the Bachelor’s Thesis.

(3) Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage courses amounting to 15 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The requirements specified in the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

First Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Sports Science
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Economics
10.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Medical & Psychological Aspects in Sports

Second Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Educational and Sociological Aspects in Sports
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Empirical Methods
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Accounting 1: Financial Accounting
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Accounting 2: Management Accounting

Third Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Organisation and Human Resource Management
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Strategy and Marketing
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Theory of Economic Decisions: Decisions and Strategies
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics: Business Cycles and Economic Growth
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Sport Practical Exercises
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Science

Fourth Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Economics and the Public Sector
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Interdisciplinary Skills
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module Special Management (Basic Course)
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Sports and Law
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Financial Management
Fundamentals of Management: Management of Productive Processes

Fifth Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Science
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Sport Practical Exercises
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Sports Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Economics of the Leisure and Sports Industry
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module Special Economics (Basic Course)
Elective Module

Sixth Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Topics in Sports Management
12.5 ECTS-Credits: Bachelor's Seminar & Bachelor's Thesis
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module Special Economics (Basic Course)
Elective Module

Graphic chart »

BA Sportmanagement_Studienverlauf 2015_en

Qualification Profile and Skills

Sports play a considerable role in the economy (sporting goods industry, tourism, sporting events). The sports world, characterized by multifaceted organizations and associations and wide-ranging commercial providers, requires considered organizational structuring that can only be achieved by specialists. Graduates of the Bachelor's Programme Sports Management acquire the following qualifications and knowledge for practical application in vocational fields:

  • Core subjects of sports science: kinesiology, biomechanics, training science, sports education, sports psychology, sports sociology, medical and historical basics of sports science;
  • Business and economic fundamentals: accounting and bookkeeping, management, marketing, commercial decisions;
  • Fundamentals of sports management, including project experience, sports marketing and sports economics;
  • Sports-related legal fundamentals;
  • Practical experience and abilities in basic sports, recreational sports, and various trend sports
  • Knowledge and application of didactic and organizational fundamentals
  • Communicative abilities and presentation techniques.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are able to produce, evaluate, assess and implement scientific developments in the field of sports management and to apply them in interdisciplinary contexts. They possess theoretical and methodological problem-solving skills.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Specific vocational fields for graduates of the Bachelor's Programme Sports Management include the sporting goods industry, tourism and recreational sports, event management, public administration, sports centre management, promotion of events and athletes, commercial sports providers, company sports, association and organization management, health care centre management, resorts and fitness studios.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

Supplementary Programme

Within the scope of the Study Programme, a Supplementary Programme corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits may be passed. Admission to the Supplementary Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the selected Study Programmes. Detailed information:

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
 Outstanding performance
TAB = 100%


 Generally good, but with some errors
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
 Performance meets the minimum cirteria
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

March 2019

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study). 

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Forms (in German only)

Recognitions (in German only)


Final Exam Weeks winter semester 2019/2020

22.06.2020 until 26.06.2020
Final exam registration: Tuesday, 09.06.2020 until 16.06.2020 12:00 a.m.

Final Exam Weeks summer semester 2020

06.07.2020 until 10.07.2020
Final exam registration: Monday, 22.06.2020 until 29.06.2020 12:00 a.m.

14.09.2020 until 18.09.2020
Final exam registration: Monday, 24.08.2020 until 07.09.2020 12:00 a.m.

30.11.2020 until 04.12.2020
Final exam registration: Monday, 09.11.2020 until 23.11.2020 12:00 a.m.

Final Exam Weeks winter semester 2020/2021

08.02.2021 until 12.02.2021 
Final exam registration: Monday, 18.01.2021 until 01.02.2021 12:00 a.m.

12.04.2021 until 16.04.2021 
Final exam registration: Monday, 22.03.2021 until 05.04.2021 11:59 p.m.

07.06.2021 until 11.06.2021 
Final exam registration: Monday, 17.05.2021 until 31.05.2021 12:00 a.m.

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Dean of Studies
assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerhard Ruedl

Information for students with disabilities

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