Several participating researchers in Sport & Society are international leaders/experts in their area. They lead international research consortia, cooperate with researchers from other universities, are editors of international peer-reviewed journals and/or publish in a variety of peer-reviewed international journals. The scientific quality is also visible in the attracted scholarly and professional grants by various scholars.

Sport & Society closely cooperates with the current UU-research programs ‘Healthy Urban Living’, ‘Divercities’, ‘Managing Social Issues’, ‘Regulation and Enforcement in Europe’ , ‘Load and capacity’, ‘Emotion and cognition’ and will intensify cooperation with the Research Institute of Social Sciences.