Sport and Society

Sport & Society is a great example of team play between our university and society

Sport has increased in societal significance and is frequently presented as a solution to many current societal problems. Sport is a rich context for research that can yield new knowledge about co-creating public value. The focus area Sport & Society promotes interdisciplinary research that studies the meaning of sport for a healthy, inclusive and secure society.


22 June 2016
Sport & Society has granted six innovative research and education projects.
Visit by University of Tsukuba confirms potential of Global Master's programme
20 June 2016
Sport & Society is developing an unique master's programme 'Sport for Development' that will be implemented on 5 five continents.
voetbal op grasveld
13 June 2016
A research group from the focus area Sport & Society starts a study into the actions of Dutch football directors in moral dilemmas.


Saturday 15 October 2016 10:00 to 17:00
Africa-experts, students, athletes and sport administrators will meet and share their experience and knowledge about sport in African societies.
Tuesday 25 October 2016 17:00
The network Sport & Society organizes a network event on October 25 2016.
11 - 12
Friday 11 November 2016 10:00 to Saturday 12 November 2016 17:00
Two day event in Zeist of plenary lectures, poster sessions and workshops around the theme of clinical pediatric exercise testing and interpretation.
Voetballende kinderen

Sport and Society