University of Innsbruck – AUSTRIA


Building bridges to the future …

… since 1669! Founded over 350 years ago, the University of Innsbruck today is the most important research and educational institution in western Austria, offering a wide range of programmes across all disciplines. Located in the heart of the Alps, it offers 28,000 students and 5,500 employees the best conditions.


About the Department of Sport Science

Our goal is to do research in the field of sports science with health-related and performance-related focus and to achieve high-impact contributions to the research field. Our focus in the research areas of active mobility, alpine sports epidemiology, biomechanics, performance physiology and prevention, neurophysiology of movement, training science, sports pedagogy and sports didactics, sports medicine, sports economics and sports psychology ensure that our students have access to the latest developments in research during their studies.