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Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

Sports Management

In the minor study program Sports Management you will deal with the business and economic peculiarities of sports. This involves an in-depth understanding of numerous business models, management problems and, in particular, the complex interaction of various stakeholders (federations, sports clubs, athletes, media, sponsors and consumers) in the field of sports.

The program provides a solid strategic and operational management knowledge of companies and organizations in the field of sports. In addition, you will discuss problem-oriented, broader economic insights and complex issues using real-life examples from the field of sports so that you understand the fundamental interdisciplinary context of the subject.

Career prospects

The minor study program Sports Management qualifies you for specialist and management positions in the field of strategic and operational business management in sports. You can apply your knowledge effectively and efficiently in your professional environment – in sports organizations, professional sports clubs, sports and media marketing agencies and sports-related industries.


Sports Management is available as:

Minor program (30 ECTS credits)

Can be combined with the following major programs:

Business and Economics
Banking and Finance
Business Administration
Management and Economics

Weiterführende Informationen

How to proceed?

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Application and admission: For assuming studies at our Faculty, you first need to apply to the University of Zurich.
Application and admission

Admission based on academic background: If you have a Bachelor's degree from another higher education institution, get informed about the categorization process.
Admission to the Master's program

Changing program: Being a student at our Faculty, you have come to the conclusion that another study program might fit your interests even better.
Changing program

Regulations: You will find everything you need to know about your studies in the regulations.

Questions on your program of studies: You are pursuing studies at our Faculty and have specific questions? Our academic advisors or the Dean's Office are ready to help you.