The ISS has four chairs with the following scientific areas of work:
- Physical Activity and Public Health - Prof. Dr. Alfred Rütten
- Exercise and Health - Prof. Dr. Klaus Pfeifer
- Education in Sport - Prof. Dr. Ralf Sygusch
- Sport and Exercise Medicine - Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Matthias Lochmann
Currently, in the courses of the ISS nearly 1,000 students enrolled:
Furthermore, the ISS looks after the general college sports for 26,000 students and 12,000 staff of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The General High School Sports offers a variety of sports activities in leisure, popular and competitive sport.