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.


EK Damesvoetbal 2017
1 May 2018
Publication of Utrecht University scholars in the International Review for Sociology of Sport, 9 April 2018.
20 March 2018
Linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen's death prompted a team of researchers to conduct a unique multidisciplinary study.
Dick Ettema
12 March 2018
Prof. Ettema is member of the executive board of Sport & Society.


27 - 31
Monday 27 August 2018 09:00 to Friday 31 August 2018 17:00
Summer School organized by the Child Movement Centre of Wilhelmina Child Hospital (UMC Utrecht).
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