Exams/Certificates

At the end of the course, all participants have to prove their expertise in final examinations conducted in accordance with the Regulations on Examinations that apply for this form of study:

Chosen Sport or Specialization Sports for the disabled / Conditioning Coach / Sports Management

Coaching exam

  • The candidates independently prepare a training session in the chosen sports discipline and conduct the training session with their group.
  •  Sports for the disabled: The candidates prepare a training session for handicapped athletes and conduct it with their group.
  • Conditioning Coach: A training session with specific contents for a certain target group is conducted.       

Sports practical exam

  • The candidates demonstrate technical/technical-tactical actions of their chosen sports discipline and are assessed on the basis of predefined criteria.
  • Sports for the disabled: The candidates demonstrate typical variations of sports movements of disabled athletes.
  • Conditioning Coach: The candidates demonstrate sequences of movements of basic exercises in condition training and are assessed on the basis of predefined criteria.

Theory exam

  • During individual oral examinations, the candidates prove their possession of the knowledge imparted in classes.

Complex exam in Sports Management

  • The candidates demonstrate their expertise in a chosen sports discipline (teaching exam), they receive a project task (planning, organization and evaluation of a sporting event) and prove their knowledge in a written exam.

General Science of Training (ABTW)

Oral exam

Sports Medicine

Oral exam

Additionally, all participants have to pass a final written exam in

                                   Sports Psychology and

                                   Sports Pedagogy.

After the introduction to German language, a written test will be conducted. Participants who successfully pass this test receive a German language certificate.

After passing all exams, participants are awarded a certificate of the University of Leipzig showing the overall mark, marks for the individual subjects and the number of completed lessons.

If a participant fails in one of the final examinations in the chosen sport, in the specializations Sports for the disabled, Conditioning Coach, in the subjects General Science of Movements and Training or Sports Medicine, then, according to the Examination Regulations, the participant will only receive a certificate of participation in the course instead of a diploma of Leipzig University.

Assessment criteria as well as details on the preparation and conduct of the exams are stipulated in the Examination Regulations and will be explained to all participants.

Termination of the studies 

According to the Study Regulations (§10), the course can be terminated and the participant concerned can be dismissed before the official end of the course provided that:

Termination of the studies


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  • Facts exist due to which enrolment would normally have been rejected;
  • Evidence proves that the participant has included false or incomplete information in the application dossier;
  • The participant shows inappropriate behaviour or does not meet the sports-specific, physical and/or language requirements of the course;
  • The participant seriously violated the Study Regulations.

The studies can be terminated in agreement with the participant if serious personal or family issues burden the participant to such an extent that the course cannot be continued.

PLEASE NOTE: In case of termination of the course without valid reason the concerned participant may have to pay all or part of the costs for his studies. This decision will be taken in compliance with the Foreign Office of Germany.