Sport Studies - International Sports, Management and Business Track

SubjectSport, Business


Type of DegreeBA

EU FeesEUR 2,314

Cost non-EUEUR 8,570

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About the programme

Do you see yourself working in the field of global sports management and would you like to study in an international environment? Then consider studying International Sports, Management & Business at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences!

International Sports, Management and Business is a four-year degree programme with a strong focus on business and management within the international sports industry. You will learn to research, plan, organise, lead, manage and evaluate the business of sport. In the first two years, you’ll also participate in a variety of sports to further develop your management and interpersonal skills.

What we offer

  • A bachelor programme packed with sports practise and theory, business, management and entrepreneurship studies, all related to the international sports world.
  • An international environment with students, teaching staff and education material from all over the world. The programme is taught entirely in English.
  • Three internships in international organizations or companies anywhere in the world and two fieldtrips to European centres of sports.
  • Two specialisations to choose from in your third year: Sport Management and High Performance Sport.

Amsterdam is one of the most international, student-friendly cities in the world, ranked 13 out of 215 with regards to quality of living.


First year: orientation and event management

The first year starts with an introduction to sport management and general topics that will prepare you for the rest of your degree. You’ll also get to opportunity to participate in two international field trips.

In the second half of the year, you will focus on event management. Throughout the year, you’ll also practice a range of sports to learn specific management skills and expand your knowledge of a wide range of sports.

Second year: planning and project management

The second year puts the focus on planning and project management to develop your organisational skills and help you learn more about the various business aspects related to sport. You will get the chance to put these new skills into practice with a 10-week international internship, and will continue to gain exposure to a variety of sports.

In this year, you will also complete a 10-week, full-time internship abroad, focusing on a project management assignment within the sports industry. The organisation and location is completely up to you!

Third year: entrepreneurship and strategic management

The third year curriculum is centred on training you to become a future professional in the world of sport. For the first half of the year you will complete a minor (Sport Management or High Performance Sport). For the second half of the year, you will become an entrepreneur by creating and launching your own company. Throughout the year, you will continue to study a range of business-related subjects.

Fourth year: internship and graduation project

In the first half of your final year, you’ll complete a full-time internship abroad. In the second half of the year, you’ll conclude your study with a graduation project.

Entry requirements

To be admitted to Sport Studies - track International, Sports, Management and Business (ISMB) you need to have three A Levels or BTECs in relevant subjects. Due to the limited number of study places, a selection day is part of the admission procedure.

For more information about this programme, please visit the university's website.

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