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AISTS (International Academy of Sport Science and Technology)

A renowned centre of excellence for education and applied research in sport, AISTS (International Academy of Sport Science and Technology) incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to postgraduate education and continuing professional education in sports management. Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Olympic Capital, AISTS has a unique link to the IOC and upholds the values of the Olympic Movement.

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The AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology) was founded in 2000 by the IOC and leading Swiss universities. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections.


As an academy, the AISTS’ mission is to provide high quality education and prepare the future managers of sport, to satisfy the needs and expectations of the sports industry.


The AISTS is in a unique position to bring together scientists and researchers from esteemed universities, with athletes, International Sports Federations (IFs), and sports companies.


The AISTS provides career services to participants of its MAS in Sport Administration programme supporting them in finding work within the sport industry. Graduates of the MAS in Sport Administration programme end up working for international sport governing bodies like the International Olympic Committee, UEFA and other similar organisations.

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