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.


Sprinten op het Utrecht Science Park
2 October 2018
Submit your proposal for seed money if you are are looking for a 'plus' to embed sport and society in your education and research at Utrecht University or UMCU.
Global Master's Programme Sport for Development
1 October 2018
The second part of the Global Master's Programme Sport for Development has taken place at the University of Tsukuba this summer.
EK Damesvoetbal 2017
1 May 2018
Publication of Utrecht University scholars in the International Review for Sociology of Sport, 9 April 2018.
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