MAS Sports Administration and Technology 2021

The AISTS is offering two merit-based scholarships to Master's graduates of one of the AISTS partner universities (EPFL, University of Lausanne, University of Geneva and EHL) to participate in the 2021/2022 edition of the MAS.

The scholarships, worth CHF 28,000 each, cover the bulk of the program registration fees (CHF 29,900), with the remaining balance (CHF 1,900) to be paid by the successful applicant.

Information and application

Information

Period

September 2021 - December 2022
90 ECTS credits
9 months full-time courses, 6 months internship and research paper

Language

English

Format

On-site – switch over to online-learning if required

Contact

Barbara VICENTINI
+ 41 (0) 21 692 64 80
info(at)aists.org

Location

Lausanne

Registration

Registration deadline

1 June 2021

Fees:

CHF 29'900.-

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Objectives

  • Develop the next generation of sports managers and leaders who plan to work in the sport sector: International Sports Federations, the International Olympic Committee, Games Organising Committees as well as sports companies and agencies.

Audience

Aspiring sports manager wishing to broaden their knowledge in sports administration and to achieve a stronger skill set for an existing or desired career in the sports industry.

More than 650 AISTS alumni constitute a network of professionals represented in the many sectors of sport in Switzerland and on all continents: sports federations, organising committees of major sports events, sports equipment industry, marketing and sponsoring agencies, start-ups, etc. These include IOC, FIFA, UEFA, FIS, Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Free Ride World Tour, Nike, Adidas, Swiss Timing, InFront Sports & Media, etc

Learning outcomes

Sport managers today need a broad knowledge base to understand the various issues facing sport organisations and federations. With this in mind, the academy’s primary goal is to provide a multidisciplinary approach to sports management education. To accomplish this goal, the AISTS applies the following scientific Modules to sport:

Management & Economics
Technology
Law
Sociology
Medicine

Programme

The 15-month programme includes lectures led by academics and industry experts, workshops, case studies, activities, field trips. Practical and hands-on opportunities include:

  • 9 month courses
  • A team project with a real client
  • 8 weeks’ work experience in the sports industry
  • An academic research paper
  • Workshops for career development in sport management

Director(s)

Dr. Claude STRICKER, Executive Director, International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS)

Coordinator(s)

Barbara VICENTINI, Head of Administration, AISTS

Diploma delivered jointly with

University of Geneva, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), University of Lausanne

Partnership

International Olympic Committee (IOC) • IMD Business School • École Hôtelière Lausanne (EHL) • City of Lausanne • Canton of Vaud • EPFL • University of Geneva • University of Lausanne
The AISTS MAS in Sports Administration programme was established in 2003, and provides the foundation knowledge for a career as a sports administrator. The programme covers Sports Management & Economics, Technology, Law, Sociology and Medicine. Based at the UNIL campus, in the Synathlon.
The AISTS's mission is to bring a positive contribution to the management of sport through post-graduate and executive education, as well as applied research, by developing, integrating and delivering knowledge from human sciences, life sciences and engineering sciences.

Admission criteria

  • Participants must possess a Master's degree with a minimum of two years of experience linked to sport
  • In case of a Bachelor's degree, the participants must have a minimum of five years of significant experience linked to sport
  • Participants must be planning to pursue a career in the sports world
  • Participants must be fluent in English as all lectures are given in English
  • Participants should have a minimum of two years of professional work experience
  • Participants must complete the online application form and attach all requested documentation

Number of participants

Max. 40 participants

The MAS in Sport Administration would benefit anyone looking to advance or begin a career in international sports. (Chantal Buchser, 2011 student)

We had direct access to the most experienced and renowned lecturers from diverse areas of sports management as well as an extensive network of people from International Sports Organizations and the Olympic movement. (Carolina Ahumada Cala, 2012 student)

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

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