Henning Budde has studied Physical Education and Biology in Kiel, Cologne and Bielefeld and received his doctorate at the Free University Berlin.  After two years of successful teachers training (mandatory in Germany), he worked as a high school teacher in Hamburg while being involved in neuroscience research projects. From 2006-2011 he did his post doc at the Department of Training and Movement Sciences (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin). After that, he was a visiting professor for Physical Education at the University of Suwon (South Korea) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sport Science at Reykjavik University (Iceland), where he is now affiliated as Professor. Since the winter semester 2012/2013 he is Full-Professor for Sport Science and Research Methodology at the MSH Medical School Hamburg. In 2014 he finished his “Habilitation” the highest academic degree in Germany at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Since 2015 he is also an affiliated Professor at the Lithuanian Sport University (LSU). In June 2017 he received a honorary doctor at the LSU.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Research interest of Henning Budde is the field of exercise neuroscience. He is dealing with the effects of exercise on the brain and how the brain induced movements. As a teacher he is interested how these findings can be implemented in school settings. He has published over 70 articles in peer reviewed journals. Some of these articles are communicated as "most cited articles" (e.g. in Neuroscience Letters).  Henning Budde is funded by the DFG (German Research Foundation)  BU 1837/5-1 and BU 1837/5-2.