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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ilse Hartmann-Tews

Professor , Institut für Soziologie & Genderforschung, German Sport University Cologne

Network Professorship

Gender research in sports science/sports sociology


Professor and Chair of Gender Studies at the Institute of Sport Sociology/ German Sport University Cologne since 1996; Habilitation in Sociology of Sport in 1995 at the German Sport University; Dr. phil. in Sociology in 1989 at the University of Cologne, Studies of Social Sciences at the University of Cologne (Germany) and University of Essex (Great Britain)

Focus of Work

Social construction of gender in sports, sports development and inclusion/exclusion of women in international perspective, job market development and opportunities for professionalisation in the field of sport science, media and gender, organisational development/human resources development, gender mainstreaming, somatic cultures and gender in youth sport


sport, gender mainstreaming, construction, organisation, evaluation, voluntary work, management positions, socialisation. Masculinity, violence, prevention, international sport development, women and sport, gender relations, social construction of gender, organisation theory, association advice, organisation development, sport organisations, sport sociology, risk behaviour, masculinity construction, intervention measures, sexual violence, prevention


Social Sciences