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.


Tuesday 2 October 2018 18:30 to 21:00
Since the code Good Sportbestuur in 2005, a lot has changed. NOC * NSF, Utrecht University and Sports Knowledge Center are holding a symposium on the future.
Voetballende kinderen