International Academy of Sports Science & Technology


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Founded: 2000







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The International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (French: Académie internationale des sciences et techniques du sport, AISTS) is a non-profit foundation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Olympic Capital. Each year the AISTS delivers over 900 hours of continuing education, workshops, seminars and projects to the sports industry. The AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections and is ranked the number 1 sports management programme in the world (Eduniversal 2015/16).

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology is focused on sport management worldwide by offering sports management programs through sports management graduate programs, continuing professional education, and applied research in sport.

The AISTS mission is to apply knowledge to the study of sports, incorporating the disciplines of management, economics, technology, medicine, biology, law, logistics, sociology, and ethics. The AISTS supports sport innovation, technology transfer and business development.

The academy’s activities are built upon three pillars:
Postgraduate education
Continuing education

The main service offered by the academy is its Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology (MAS); a 15 month postgraduate master’s programme training sport executives.

In addition, continuing education seminars for sports management worldwide are organized under the lead of the academy including the “Sport Event Management and Organisation Seminar” (SEMOS), and the “Sustainable Sport and Events Open Module” (SSE). In addition the AISTS offers Risk Management Conferences on various topics including Security Risks at Sport Events and Sport Concussion for International Sport Governing Bodies.