Requirements for application


The following requirements for enrolment in the M.Sc. in High-Performance Sport have to be met:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Sport Science or a related field.
  • Proof of eligibility by means of an above average final grade (at least 2.5 in the German grading scale or Grade B according to ECTS). International degrees will be verified for equivalence according to KMK-regulations; the grades will be translated into the German grading scale via the modified Bavarian formula.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, proven by:

a) Native language,
b) High school and/or university degree of a school/university in an English-speaking country,
c) A certificate proving English language proficiency on level B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference Languages. Accepted certificates are TOEFL (iBT: 72),
Cambridge First Certificate in English (Categorie: FCE), IELTS (Score: 5.5),
d) Means of a “good” final grade in English within the German “Abitur” (equal to at least 10 of 15 points; level: E-course), or equivalent.

The final decision regarding the equivalences of other certificates will be made by the Examination Board of the Faculty.

Application deadlines are 15th of July for the winter term (regular semester, October – March) and 15th of January for the summer semester (April – September). Applications for the summer semester can only be accepted if there are places are available. Applications have to be submitted via the online application tool of Saarland University