Where can I find notices and other information about KIT University Sports?
The notices are usually posted on the info board in the foyer of the Institute of Sport (building 40.40), on the 1st floor of the New Hall (building 40.44) and in Hall 3 (building 30.81). Up-to-date information, program changes, and notices of special events can be found under News and on the Institute of Sport and Sport Science homepage. All information can also be found on the Instagram account of the HSP.
Who is eligible to participate in the university sports program?
Can foreign students participate who speak little German?
What exactly are the participation requirements for university sports?
I booked the base fee just before the start of course booking. Is this enough until the registration of the courses?
What happens if I paid the base fee but didn't get into a course?
If no course booking/participation was possible, the basic fee will be refunded (even at the end of the semester). To do this, send an email to hochschulsport∂ifss.kit.edu with a request for a refund. You will receive a refund form afterwards.
How exactly do you get the base fee back if you don't get into a class?
I booked the base fee in the summer semester, but did not get into any courses. Is the base fee still valid for the winter semester?
Is it possible to participate in the course without registration?
How exactly does the course booking process work at the booking start?
At the start of booking, the courses are activated in stages and can thus be booked. The registration time varies depending on the type of sport. In the course description of each course you will find the respective time at which the course will be activated for booking. Please inform yourself in time.
Is it possible to enroll in more than one course?
What is the maximum number of different sports courses I can book?
I would like to enroll in a course, but I am not yet fully enrolled. What are the options for me?
If you are enrolled, you can still register for sports courses of the Hochschulsport via the Restplatzvergabe. You can book any course that is not fully booked at a later point in the semester. The registration deadline is not a deadline, but the registration start date. Unfortunately, many courses are booked up quickly, which is why you then no longer have a free choice. Registration in walk-in is possible at any time.
Can I book an advanced course?
How will the applicable fees for participation be paid?
I do not know exactly how SEPA works. I have entered my bank details, is there anything else I need to do?
When is the course fee collected?
Can the course fees also be paid by bank transfer or in cash?
The course is full? How does the waiting list work?
When will the remaining seats be uploaded/awarded?
The remaining places are always displayed on the homepage in the course search (remaining places). They are not specifically assigned or uploaded, but only the remaining available places in courses are listed.
How can I cancel my enrollment in a course?
Within the first four weeks after the official start of university sports in the respective semester (not the first day of the booked course), no cancellation fees will be charged and 100% of the fees will be refunded. Course cancellations must be initiated in writing by email to hochschulsport. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after this date. The base fee will only be refunded if no course registration was possible. Cancellations are not automatic . This also requires an email to ∂ ifss kit eduhochschulsport∂ifss.kit.edu.
Where can I get more information about the courses or the sport?
Most questions can be answered by carefully reading the information in the course description of the respective discipline. For sport-specific questions, you can contact the department heads of the discipline directly by e-mail. The contacts can be found in the course program under the respective sport .
Where can I find my course location?
You can find the location of each course in the details of the course description. In addition, we have prepared an overview of all our sports facilities in our location finder. All sports facilities are provided with a link to the location. You can easily find your course location via Google navigation.
Can a sport be tried out during a trial training?
We do not offer trial training, as unregistered participation in the HSP courses is not permitted. Nevertheless, the sports courses can be tested within the first four course weeks. During this period, a fee-free refund is possible in case of cancellation. For reimbursement please write a cancellation mail to the following mail address: hochschulsport∂ifss.kit.edu.
How can I introduce a new sport offer or take over the exercise management in an existing sport?
If you are passionate about a sport that we don't offer yet and you can imagine being responsible for it in university sports, send us an email to sportreferat∂ifss.kit.edu and we will make an appointment.
The same applies to taking over the leadership of an existing sport. Send us an email and we will connect you with the appropriate department head.
I injured myself during a university sporting event, what do I need to do now?
- Accident report must be filled out legibly and signed by the training supervisor and handed in promptly. This can be found either at the janitors (glass box, building 40.40) or digitally on our homepage: https://www.ifss.kit.edu/hochschulsport/downloads.php
- You can hand in the accident report to the janitors, send it by e-mail to Beate Sewerin(beate.sewerin∂kit.edu), put it in one of the mailboxes in front of building 40.44 or on the first floor of building 40.44, or put it in the mailbox in front of the janitor's room in building 40.40.
- Inform the doctor (accident physician/see homepage of the accident insurance) that it happened in the context of university sports. The responsible insurance company is UKBW (Unfallkasse Baden-Württemberg).
- If you have any questions, please contact Beate Sewerin: By mail(beate.sewerin∂kit.edu) or phone (+49721 608-43233).
Is there insurance coverage for sports accidents for participants in university sports events?
I didn't get into any classes. What other sports offers does the HSP or KIT have?
From the university sports there is still the possibility to place an ad in the Sportpartner:innenbörse to find people who want to do sports together. There is also the KIT SC, the sports club of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, with offers in competitive sports, popular sports and health promotion.
Can I use the swimming pool? How does the public swimming work?
The indoor swimming pool is available to all students and employees of KIT and the cooperating institutions at the specified times and for the specified usage fee. For public swimming, the fee is 2€ for students and 2.50€ for employees. To participate in public swimming, an online booking of the desired time slot is required. Here is all the info.
For general questions, please contact our swimming supervisors(0721 608 - 42553) or the university sports secretariat(0721 608 - 43233). We expressly point out that you must observe the bathing and usage regulations!
How can I use the tennis courts?
In the summer semester, our outdoor courts at the IfSS can be booked for free play. For the winter semester it is possible to book indoor courts of our cooperation partner MTV (Männerturnverein Karlsruhe 1881 e.V.) via our booking system. Current conditions and information about the respective period and booking can be found at the sports offer - tennis court rental.
Where can I get a confirmation of participation for e.g. my health insurance?
How can international students use the university sports and walk-in facilities?
Do I have to pay the base fee for the Uniliga as well?
Is it possible to use the stadium without registration?
No, this is not possible without registration. Also our outdoor facilities (stadium including tartan track, tennis courts, streetball and calisthenic park) can only be used after registration or court booking via our homepage or the university sports office.
Is weekend use of the sports facilities possible?
Aside from the walk-in, sports facilities are available on weekends with appropriate, early request via email to sportstaetten∂ifss.kit.edu are only available for KIT university sports groups (tournaments, courses, etc.).
Can free KIT sports groups get additional or different hall times during the lecture-free period?
In principle, the sports facility schedule of the previous semester applies until the start of the new lecture period. For changes or additional times, please contact the sports department in writing.
What opportunities does a walk-in membership offer me?
A membership not only offers me unlimited use of the walk-in including the mandatory initial diagnostics and trainer lesson at the beginning of the membership, but also unlimited participation in the range of courses, as well as use of the swimming pool and calisthenics park during the respective opening hours. When booking courses, swimming pool and calisthenics times, the only thing to note is that the status 'walk-in member' must be indicated when booking. Accordingly, the walk-in card must be shown at the course check.
Does the semester base fee need to be posted for the walk-in gym?
Do I have to book the base fee for the walk-in courses in advance?
Is it possible to do a trial training at the walk-in?
How does the initial diagnostic procedure work?
The entrance diagnostics is obligatory for every new member and a training start is only possible with this appointment. At the entry diagnostics appointment, various fitness-specific tests are performed and information about training operations is given.
Non-members also have the opportunity to have an initial diagnostic (BIA) performed for a fee. Please contact Sebastian Hartmann if you have any questions.
What rules do I have to follow during training?
Please take note of our dress code. This includes the following points:
- Do not train in a muscle shirt!
- Do not train barefoot / in socks!
- Do not train in street shoes!
- Use sports shoes!
- Use a towel as a support!
Also, please take care of your fellow trainers and respect our trainer:inside team. Thank you :)
What are the tickets for the walk-in course area?
How can I participate in a walk-in class?
Is it possible to attend all courses with the walk-in membership or do I also need the basic/special card?
Do I have to cancel my registration if I do not attend the course?
Yes, please sign out again if you cannot attend the course. This way you give a person on the waiting list the opportunity to participate in the sports course. You can deregister directly with Sebastian Hartmann, stating your name, matriculation number and the respective course offer.