The Sport Management research group in the Department of Movement and Sport Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University, conducts research in the area of collaborations and ethics in sports, and educates master students and professionals to become sport managers. 

  • w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • w-googleplus
  • w-youtube

June, 2019

New edition of the Belgian Olympic Academy!!!

A new edition of the Belgian Olympic Academy kicks off in January 2020. UGent, de UCL en het BOIC join forces and academic expertise in a renewed program of the BOA. This unique course aims to proffesionalize management in sport organisations by offering the most innovative academic- and practise based insights. It elevates management- and leadership skills of sport managers to peak levels.   

Practical: It concerns a 1-year program that is split up in 5 modules  of 2 days (intern). The modules take place in various centres of Sport Vlaanderen/ADEPS. We start in the head quarters of the BOIC and hold the closing seminar in Sportimonium. The program also contains a 3-days study excursion to Lausanne where we are guests at the International Olympic Committee.

More information


June, 2019

Research award

Researcher Cleo Schyvinck won the best paper award at the European Academy of Management conference in Lisbon. Her paper "Network Structures and Governance in Cause-related Marketing Collaborations in Professional Football: A Social Network Analysis" won the price in the SIG Managing Sport.


May, 2019

PhD defense of Bram Constandt

Find here the entire thesis of Bram Constandt. After a successfull defense he obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Health Sciences.

Also read the interviews in Sport en Strategie and Sport knowhow xl.

March, 2019

SYMPOSIUM: CSR in and through sport

Click on the photos to see the respective presentations


November, 2018

World Cup Science Slam

Doctor Mathieu Marlier reaches the finals with his research on “The value of intersectoral partnerships in creating more sport participation” at the World Cup Science Slam in Cologne.

October, 2018

Team Sportmanagement in the media

Different opinions and columns of colleagues regarding "operatie propere handen" in Belgian soccer. 


© 2016 by Ghent University - Movement and sport sciences - Sport Management

  • w-facebook
  • Twitter Clean
  • w-googleplus
  • w-youtube