German Sport University Cologne
|Rector||Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Strueder|
German Sport University Cologne (German: Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln, DSHS, Spoho), is a sport university in Cologne, Germany.
The Sport University Cologne was founded in 1947. After the Sport University had changed its name to "German Sport University" in 1965 it gained the official status as a University in 1970. After German reunification, the East German "Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur" (German University for body culture) Leipzig was dissolved, leaving the Sport University Cologne as the only one in Germany.
|By subject – Global & National|
|CHE Ranking 2020 – National|
In the Shanghai Ranking's 2020 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments, the German Sport University Cologne is ranked 17th in the world and 1st in Germany.