University sports represent unique values and make an important cultural contribution to BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. As the connecting link between academic and social spheres, university sports play an important role.

Sport promotes health and performance, the creation of balanced mental activities as well as increases endurance and the desire to achieve.

Moreover, university sports are becoming increasingly important for accelerating the integration of students, particularly among the large number of students from abroad. They establish an important level of communication between students regardless of their faculty, and even between students and staff members.

When it comes to sport, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg is home to established university sports in the form of the central institution Hochschulsport and the Hochschulsportverein. They pursue common objectives and intend to coordinate and consolidate their potentials as partners to achieve greater overall efficiency in fulfilling the objectives of university sports at BTU Cottbus.

Their cooperation is based on the recommendations of the German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) and the German University Sports Association (adh) concerning the promotion of sport at universities.