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About us

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University Sports is a service provider for students and employees in accordance with the NRW Higher Education Autonomy Act (§ 3 (5) which fulfils its educational mandate through qualified services. We offer a diverse range of over 60 sports, which are enjoyed by several thousand students and employees of Bielefeld University and HSBI.


Furthermore, it is our aim to contribute to the provision of an attractive learning and social environment on campus in addition to the excellent research and teaching at Bielefeld University and HSBI. University Sports makes a vital contribution to this and has a long-term positive impact on the educational, research and working culture of the universities. In addition, the activities offered by University Sports provide space for student engagement and thus open up a variety of opportunities that can equip students for their future career and life aspirations.

Aims and core tasks

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  • to enable participants to develop their individual potential through movement, play and sport
  • To foster health and health awareness among all participants
  • To foster inclusion, irrespective of gender, ethnic origin or social status
  • To foster social interaction on campus
  • To foster social skills while enabling students to learn about the wider social application of sporting conduct with regard to responsibility, tolerance, fairness and equality.
  • Representing Bielefeld University through elite athletes and teams

How do we achieve our objectives?

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We put quality first and foremost in all our endeavours. That is why we prioritise the continual further qualification and individual development of our course instructors in response to current trends and innovations in the area of sport. In this regard, University Sports works closely with sporting institutions and associations.


As an official partner university of elite sport, we foster high performance sports and value the positive influence of our athletes as role models. We are a reliable and committed partner to elite student athletes, helping them to reconcile their studies with the demands of high-performance sport.

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