GRADE Sport Sciences



Prof. Dr. Chris Englert
Center Speaker

Institute of Sports Sciences
Head of the Sports Psychology Department

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Chris Englert


Prof. Dr. Karen Zentgraf
Center Co-Speaker

Professor for Sports Science with a focus on Movement and Exercise Science / Human Performance at Goethe University Frankfurt, Dean for Study Affairs

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Contact: Prof. Dr. Karen Zentgraf


Do you work on your PhD or Habilitation project on a topic in Sports Science? Would you like to have regular exchange with other young scientists and are you affiliated with one of the departments of the Institute of Sports Sciences? Then we cordially invite you to become member of the GRADE Center Sport Sciences!

Steps to Membership:

  • Affiliation with Goethe University
    You are accepted as a doctoral candidate at Faculty 5, Institute of Sports Sciences, Goethe University or you work there as a postdoc. Advanced master students and those interested in a doctorate prior to acceptance as a doctoral candidate plan their qualification with a supervisor from the GRADE Center Sport Sciences and get in touch with the GRADE Center.

  • Registration with GRADE
    You have registered with GRADE, the Goethe Research Academy for Early Career Researchers at Goethe University, and you have indicated your interest in registering for the GRADE Center Sport Sciences in the corresponding field of the registration form.

  • Assignment to GRADE Sport Sciences
    GRADE will forward your interest in becoming a member of the GRADE Center Sport Sciences to us. Then we will contact you by e-mail and ask you to fill out a form giving us an idea about the thematic relevance of your research project and informing us about your topical and methodological interests. If you are already registered at GRADE, please contact GRADE Sport Sciences directly.


Board of the GRADE Center Sport Sciences

» Prof. Dr. Chris Englert (Speaker)
» Prof. Dr. Michael Behringer
» Prof. Dr. Christopher Heim
» Prof. Dr. Robert Gugutzer
» Dr. Jan Wilke
» Manuel Odey

Interaction with other Graduate Programs or Research Centers

» Cornelia Goethe Center
» Brain Imaging Center Frankfurt
» GRADE Center Aging
» GRADE Center Brain
» GRADE Center Education
» GRADE Center Gender
» Interdisciplinary Center for Neuroscience Frankfurt (ICNF)