Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg

The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (PLUS), with over 18,000 students and 2,800 employees in research, teaching and administration is the largest educational institution in both the city and province of Salzburg.

As an integral part of the cultural and economic life of Salzburg, it is a meeting place between teachers and students, scientists and the public.

The department of Sport Science and Kinesiology, placed in the surroundings of Salzburg, is founded in 1965 with a focus on physical education.

Since then the department developed to a well-known teaching and research unit emphasizing the broad meaning of sport science for improving quality of life from preschool to old age.