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eSports Studies (Specialisation)

Learn everything you need to know about our unique specialisation - eSports Studies. 100% taught in English.

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eSports Studies (Specialisation)

In 2018, the European eSports market has generated revenues of about 240 million Euro. By 2023, an annual increase of 23 percent to EUR 670 million is expected (Deloitte 2019, study on the European eSports market). This economic growth will turn the industry into a real job engine, as there is an increasing demand for trained specialists.

With the specialization “eSports Studies”, you will receive additional training tailored to future jobs in the eSports sector.

Start | Language of Instruction

  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • English


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Credits | Duration | Fees

  • 20 ECTS
  • EU Applicants: € 80 per month
  • Non-EU Applicants: € 480 per semester

You study the specialisation in addition to your studies in one of the following Bachelor programmes:

  • Digital Media & Marketing (BSc)
  • Digital Business & Data Science (BSc)
  • Game Design (BA)
  • Sports & Event Management (BSc).

The specialization is thus characterized by an interdisciplinary character, which includes both creative-design and economic-organizational content. In the sense of a real and global eSports experience, the teaching is done exclusively on a virtual way and in English.

Due to these special features, a real unique position is created compared to other study programmes.

The specialisation has one module in each of the first four semesters:

  • eSports Industry (1st semester)
  • eSports Games & Analytics (2nd semester)
  • eSports Athlete & Team Coaching (3rd semester)
  • eSports Future Prospects & Case Studies (4th semester).

Cooperation Partners

Gain access to internships and real-life business projects with a range of leading companies to boost your career.

  • Rundes gelb schwarzes Logo mit dem Schriftzug Official University Partner
  • Alba Berlin
  • Kreissportbund Märkischer Kreis
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  • Fitness & Co.
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  • Iserlohn Kangaroos logo


Here you will find further valuable information about our professors and their career.

Prof. Csongor Baranyai

Prof. Csongor Baranyai

Learn more about Prof. Csongor Baranyai, Programme Director Game Design at our Campus Berlin of the University of Europe for Applied Sciences.
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Prof. Dr. Iris Lorscheid

Prof. Dr. Iris Lorscheid

Dr. Iris Lorscheid is the Vice-Rector of Research, Programme Leader Business Informatics & Data Science at UE Germany, Hamburg campus.
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieger

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rieger

Dr. Thomas Rieger is the Dean of the Faculty Sports, Media & Event at University of Europe for Applied Sciences, Iserlohn campus. Visit us to know more!
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