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There are three compulsory internships during the PRF degree course. Two during the bachelor programme and another one to complete the master's degree. Students should implement their acquired competencies in health-related career-orientated practice in various facilities. The Aim is to gain methodological and organizational experience while leading and supporting patient groups with various health conditions. Developing independent solutions to problems with the knowledge acquired during the studies is one of the big advantages of professional practice.

The internship institution can be chosen by the student. Information on current offers and advertisements are provided by the Fachgruppe Sport, Spocross and the job market of the TU Chemnitz. All necessary documents for internship contracts (agreement and confirmation) can be found under Downloads.

Internship „Prevention and Fitness Sports“

Bachelor PRF (3rd term according to study regulations)

Module: BM 5 Theory and Practice of Health-orientated Sports and Exercise

Duration: 4 weeks (continuous or during the semester)

Assessment: internship report (approx. 10 pages long)

The first internship is focused on topics of prevention and fitness and takes place halfway through the Bachelor degree course. It allows first practical insights into sports practice. Students should combine and convert theoretical knowledge of the first years with practical experience in exercising healthy subjects and sports groups of different ages and goals in prevention and fitness sports facilities. To gain practical experience is also part of DVGS training and can be accredited to obtain various licenses. Furthermore completing the internship as well as passing the internship report are prerequisites to qualify for the module examination.

Internship „Rehabilitation Sports I“

Bachelor PRF (5th term according to study regulations)

Module: MBA Bachelor Thesis

Duration: 5 weeks (continuous or during the semester)

Assessment: internship report (approx. 10 pages long)

The second internship is planned for the end of the bachelor degree. The content focus of the internship and the institution can be chosen freely. However considering a rehabilitation institution and/or an exercise referral programme is advisable. Disease-specific knowledge acquired during the studies should be applied and developed. Practical experience in various rehabilitation sectors is a further part of the DVGS training and prerequisite for the acquisition of specific licenses and vocational qualifications. Furthermore completing the internship as well as passing the internship report are prerequisites to qualify for the Bachelor's thesis module.

Internship „ Rehabilitation Sports II“

Master PRF (3rd term according to study regulations)

Module: MMA Master Thesis

Duration: 6-8 weeks (continuous)

Assessment: internship report (approx. 5 pages long)

The internship in the master's degree PRF is scheduled for a longer duration before starting work on the master thesis. After developing knowledge and competencies, especially in neurology and medical training therapy (MTT) a choice of internships in the field of rehabilitation and sports is recommended. 8 weeks of internship will be counted towards the DVGS training for acquiring specific vocational qualifications. Completing internship as well as passing the internship report are prerequisites to qualify for the Master thesis module.

Internship report

The internship report should contain a comprehensive job description of your own work in the relevant institution. The report should be submitted in printing and stapled and shall be written according to scientific criteria. Assistance in preparing the format and layout can be found under the guidelines for internship reports.

Contact person for „Internship Prevention and Fitness Sports”

Portrait: Dr. Wolf Gawin
Dr. Wolf Gawin
Theorie & Praxis der Bewegungsfelder
  • Phone:
    +49 371 531-35322
  • Fax:
    +49 371 531-835322
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  • Room:
    Thüringer Weg 11: 127D

Contact Person for  „Internship Rehabilitation Sports“

Portrait: Lutz Baumgärtel
Lutz Baumgärtel
Professorship of Sports Medicine / Sports Biology

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