Prof. Dr. Jürgen Buschmann

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Buschmann, born in 1949 in Neukirchen/Erzgb., was a lecturer at the German Sports University in Cologne until 2014. He played and coached in the highest amateur divisions and holds several DFB coaching licenses. For the coaching staff of the German national soccer team, he was active from 2005 to 2015 in the area of “Spielanalsye” and “Scouting”; as the author of numerous books and essays he has sufficiently demonstrated his expertise and professional competence. At the International Football Institute, he works as a project-related expert, mainly in the field of education and training.

Academic background

  • Sports, English, Pedagogy in Bonn until 1977 – I. State Examination, Doctoral Studies: School Pedagogy, Educational Science, Sports in Bonn and Cologne until 1982

  • Doctorate at the University of Cologne 1982

Professional experience

  • High school teacher in Duisburg-Meiderich 1977 to 1978 and in Gummersbach 1978

  • Lecturer at the Pädagogische Hochschule Rheinland, Dept. of Cologne, 1979 to 1980 and lecturer at the DSHS Cologne 1981

  • Executive Director of the Center for Olympic Studies 2006 to 2014 at DSHS Cologne

  • Director of the Center for Scouting Studies 2008 to 2014 at DSHS Cologne

  • Director of the Carl and Liselott Diem Archive 2004 to 2014 at DSHS Cologne

  • Research assistant 1985 to 2014 at DSHS Cologne

  • Research assistant 1982 to 1984 at the DSHS Cologne

Selected reference projects

  • Establishment and development of the social media platforms of the German Bobsleigh and Sledding Association (BSD)

  • Overall coordinator for the production of a scientific publication of the Private University Schloss Seeburg together with FIFA-Early Warning System

  • Book title: “Sport financing and sports betting: reflections on phenomena, possibilities and dangers in commercial sport”.

Freelance activities

  • in his own sports store “Sport-Shop Brüser Berg” since 1996 (owner)

  • in the foundation “Football is More” and the Liechtenstein “Sport Project Implementation AG” since 2011

  • in the UG “Society for Prevention and Health Competence” since 2012