Curriculum Vitae

Photo Urs Granacher
Photo: Karla Fritze (UP)

Prof. Urs Granacher, PhD

Head, Division of Training and Movement Science

Photo Urs Granacher
Photo: Karla Fritze (UP)
07/2017 - current Chairman of the German "PotAS-Commission" to reform the German elite sport system
05/2017 - 07/2017 Vice-chairman and scientific member of the German "PotAS-Commission" to reform the German elite sport system
04/2012 – current W3(Full)-Professor and Head of the Division of Training and Movement Science, University of Potsdam, Germany
01/2011 – 03/2012 W2-Professor and Head of Exercise Science, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
06/2010 Habilitation (post-doctoral thesis) and Venia Legendi in Training and Movement Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
08/2007 – 12/2010 Postdoctoral research fellow and Vice-Head Division of Exercise Science, Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland
08/2006 – 07/2007 Teacher at a high-school in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
05/2006 Master in educational sciences and teaching degree (zweites Staatsexamen) for the high-school level (Gymnasien) in the subjects Physical Education, German and English literature
09/2004 – 07/2006 Teacher’s College in Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
01/2004 – 08/2004 Scientific co-worker in the Department of Exercise and Movement Sciences at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
12/2003 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
07/2001 – 12/2003 Scholarship for a PhD – programme at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
01/2001 – 06/2001 Full time employee as a Kinesiologist, Mooswald - Clinic Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
11/2000 Joint Master’s degree in English Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
05/2000 Joint Master’s degree in Sport Science and German Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
05/1997 Diploma in Canadian Studies (Bachelor of Arts), Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
09/1996 – 05/1997 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
10/1993 – 11/2000 Studies in Sport Science, German and English Literature, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
05/1993 A-Level (University Entrance Degree)
01/1987 - 12/1992 Member of the German Judo National Team (German Judo Federation)