The German Sport University (Deutsche Sporthochschule) in Cologne, Germany is an internationally renowned university-level special purpose institution devoted to professional preparation in physical education, sports and recreation. It has world class indoor and outdoor sporting facilities along with an outstanding faculty. Cologne is, at the same time, one of Germany's oldest cities and its fourth-largest. Nestled along the fabled Rhine River, Cologne is home to the Olympic and Sport Museum and the headquarters of Ford Europe. It is a city of 1 million in a metropolis region of 10 million.
Spring only or full academic year
Late March - July
Second Semester Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate Student Status
German is not required; students may choose from courses taught in English. German proficiency allows students to partake in all available courses.
To apply, please complete and submit:
Cortland Students: To ensure that the courses you take abroad will satisfy your degree requirements, you are required to submit he Course Approval Form to the International Programs Office by mid-November for spring term applicants or May 1, for fall term applicants.
Flight booked by participant
Spring 2014 Budget **Tentative and Subject to Change**
Accepted students will receive an updated budget as a part of their acceptance packet.
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Deutsche Sporthochschule (German Sport University) is Germany's largest and most prestigious center of teaching and research in physical education and sport science.
Students participating on this program will be registered full time for at least 12 U.S. credits. Students may take SUNY Cortland 3rd quarter classes (January - March) for additional credit prior to departure.
On-Campus Housing required; housing includes a double or single bedroom with a central bath and access to a shared kitchen; On-campus cafeteria (mensa) provides affordable, complete meals for $5.00/meal, local cafes and grocery stores also provide affordable meals.
More Information on the Deutsche Sporthochschule Accommodation and Semester Dates
Email one of our student mentors to learn more about their experience in Cologne, Germany!
Feel free to contact Gonda Gebhardt, study abroad advisor, for any questions you may have