Gudrun Doll-Tepper

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Gudrun Doll-Tepper (born October 5, 1947 in Berlin ) is a German sports scientist , inclusion teacher and sports functionary .


Gudrun Doll-Tepper studied English , sports and education at the Free University of Berlin . After graduating from high school and studying, she worked at Berlin high schools and later at a special school for learning and mentally handicapped children. Since then she has been a member of various international and national committees.

From 1972 to 1978 she worked as a research assistant and then until 1996 as an academic adviser at the Institute for Sports Science at the Free University of Berlin (FU). Doctorate Dr. phil. of the Free University of Berlin (1985: Possibilities of a motor development promotion of children and adolescents in schools for people with learning disabilities through physical education), Cumulative Habilitation University of Frankfurt (1994: Sport and disability - development tendencies in science and teaching). 1996 to 2001 professor at the Free University of Berlin at the Institute for Sports Science. After the institute for sports science at the Free University of Berlin was closed from 2001 to 2004, she was transferred to the Humboldt University of Berlin as a professor . Since 2004 she has been teaching and researching in the field of integration education, exercise and sport at the Department of Education and Psychology at the Free University of Berlin.

She has been visiting professor at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , Belgium , since 1991 and since 2003 she has been a regular visiting professor at the Beijing Sport University. She has written over 300 scientific papers in German and English and has organized a large number of scientific congresses.

According to their own statements, their work should give people courage for sport. “Ultimately, it is about potential that people can develop”. As Vice President of the DOSB, she ensured that sport with people with disabilities remained on the political agenda. Her diplomatic leadership style and her "endless effort in bringing together different areas in sport and society for a common goal" were praised on the occasion of the award of the International Paralympic Order in Silver 2002.

Honorary positions

  • 1989 to 1993 Vice President of the German Association of Sports Teachers
  • 1987 to 1993 President of the European Association for Research into Adapted Physical Activity (EARAPA)
  • 1991 to 2001 chair of the International Paralympic Committee Sport Science Committee
  • 1993 to 1995 President of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA)
  • 1997 to 2005 member of the International Commission of the German Rectors' Conference
  • 1997 to 2008 President of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE)
  • 1998 to 2006 personal member of the National Olympic Committee for Germany
  • 1999 to 2015 member of the Presidium of the Landessportbund Berlin
  • 2004 member of the Federal Assembly
  • Since 2006 Vice President of the DOSB for Education and Olympic Education
  • Since 2007 chairwoman of the German Olympic Academy (DOA)
  • Since 2008 member of the IOC commission "Women and Sport"
  • From 2009 to 2016 special advisor to the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE)
  • Since 2016 Honorary President of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE)


Individual evidence

  1. M. Reinsch: Energetic Optimist. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung . No. 231, October 5, 2007, p. 40.
  2. ^ G. Doll-Tepper: Disability Sport. In: J. Riordan, A. Krüger (Ed.): The International Politics of Sport in the Twentieth Century. Routledge, London 1999, ISBN 0-419-21160-8 , pp. 177-190.
  3. ^ F. Mevert: 50 years of the German Sports Association. Schors-Verlags-Gesellschaft, Niedernhausen 2002, ISBN 3-88500-380-5 , p. 246.

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