AISTS

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International Academy of Sport Science and Technology
Formation 2000
Type Sports education and research
Headquarters Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland
Membership 87 International Sports Federations
Official language English, French
Director Switzerland Dr. Claude Stricker
Website aists.org

The International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (French: Académie internationale des sciences et techniques du sport, AISTS) is an education and research centre on sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Olympic Capital. It is located on the Lausanne university campus.

About AISTS[edit]

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology is focused on sport management worldwide by offering sports management programs through sports management graduate programs, continuing professional education, and applied research in sport.

The AISTS mission is to apply knowledge to the study of sports, incorporating the disciplines of management, economics, technology, medicine, biology, law, logistics, sociology, and ethics. The AISTS supports sport innovation, technology transfer and business development.

The academy’s activities are built upon three pillars:

The main service offered by the academy is its Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MSA); a one year postgraduate master’s programme training sport executives.

In addition, continuing education seminars for sports management worldwide are organized under the lead of the academy including the “Sport Management Seminar for Women”, the “Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar” (SEMOS), and the “Sustainable Sport and Event Toolkit Seminar”.

The AISTS is incorporated as a foundation (Art 80ss, Swiss law), which forms a network of the following founding members:

History[edit]

AISTS was founded in 2000 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the International Institute for Management Development, the University of Lausanne, the University of Geneva, the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), the École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the City of Lausanne and the Canton of Vaud.

Sports management programmes[edit]

AISTS is the official Academic Partner of two international sports federations, European Athletics and the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA).

ASITS has the support of the International Olympic Committee for sports management worldwide, and has strong links to the worldwide Olympic Movement.

Sports management applied research[edit]

ASITS delivers knowledge from human sciences, life sciences and engineering sciences. AISTS acts as an advisor and manager to sporting and non-sporting organizations such as the International Olympic Committee, international sports federations (Ski, Tennis, Ice Hockey, etc.), and national sports federations.

Sports management educational programmes[edit]

AISTS provides sports management graduate programs in two areas: Executive MBA in Sports Administration and Technology, and Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MSA)

MBA sports management[edit]

The AISTS Executive MBA in Sport Administration and Technology is a sports management program designed to give executives in the sports industry the tools to master sports management worldwide.

An AISTS sports management program covers Formula 1 F1 racing sports management. [1]

Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MSA)[edit]

The AISTS MSA (Master of Advanced Studies) in Sports Administration and Technology is a sports management graduate program in sports management. Training is offered in Sports Management & Economics, Technology, Law, Sociology, and sports Medicine. A multidisciplinary masters degree co-signed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the University of Geneva, the University of Lausanne and the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP). Every year, it attracts graduate students and professionals from all continents (85% of the students are not Swiss). MSA - Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology

Sports management program seminars[edit]

Sport Management Seminar for women[edit]

The seminar is a four day education program for women. It is under the patronage of the IOC and supported by Olympic Solidarity and the City of Lausanne.

Sustainable Sport and Event Toolkit Seminar[edit]

The seminar gathers together from sports related industries to discuss ideas and best practices regarding sustainable sport management. The annual seminar is supported by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and the City of Lausanne.

SEMOS (Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar)[edit]

A four-day seminar offering an overview of the key tasks that the sports managers need to plan, communicate and operate for organising sport events.

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