International Sports Management
level of course unit
second Cycle, Master
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students understand the specific characteristics of the international sports market. They are able to reflect the fundamental concepts and theories in the field of international sports and sports management. They develop a basic understanding of the international structures of sports (especially the Olympic System), of the globalization of sports and sports structures in comparative perspective. They know about the structures of global governance in sports.
prerequisites and co-requisites
Specific characteristics of the international sports market, fundamental concepts and theories of international sports and sports management, structure of the sports system in international and comparative perspective, globalization and global governance in sport.
recommended or required reading
Giulianotti, R. & Robertson, R. (2007). Globalization and Sport. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Jarvie, G. (2012). Sport, Culture and Society. An Introduction. 2nd edition. London: Routledge.
Maguire, J. (2014). Social Sciences in Sport. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics.
Robson, S. & Simpson, K. & Leach, R (2013). Strategic Sport Development. London: Routledge.
Trenberth, L. & Hassan, D. (2012). Managing Sport Business. An Introduction. London: Routledge.
Li, M., MacIntosh, E.W. & Bravo, G.A. (2012). International Sport Management. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Prof. (FH) Dr. Claudia Stura
year of study
1st year of study
recommended optional program components
course unit code
type of course unit
compulsory (integrated lecture)
mode of delivery