Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Why Sport Studies?

Sport Studies graduate Joris Combe made it into his dream club. He now works as a Business Developer at Olympique Lyonnais. How he got there? Watch his journey below.

Excited about Joris’ story? What will your journey be?


What do we offer?

  • 4-year programme focused on business and management within the international sports industry
  • 3 international internships at a variety of sports organisations
  • Personal attention: limited class sizes and a personal coach
  • International environment with lecturers and students from all over the world
  • A campus located in the largest sports park of Amsterdam with top-quality sport facilities

Practical information

Study programme

During your study, entrepreneurial skills and spirit will provide a solid foundation as you learn to research, plan, organise, lead and manage the business of sport. In the first two years, you’ll also participate in a variety of sports to further develop your management and interpersonal skills.

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Admission requirements

To be admitted to Sport Studies - track International, Sports, Management and Business (ISMB) you need to have completed secondary education equivalent to the Dutch havo, vwo or mbo-4 level and strong written and verbal English communications skills.

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Selection procedure

Due to the limited number of study places, a selection day is part of the admission procedure. The selection day consists of:

  • a physical sport test
  • an interview
  • a written theory exam

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Enrolment deadline

For the 2020-2021 academic year, make sure to enrol by 15 January 2020 at the latest by completing the step-by-step plan.

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For questions about the study programme or the selection day, please contact Selection Coordinator Karin Küchler by phone: 31 (0)20 595 3524 or e-mail:

Published by  Faculty Sports and Nutrition 6 July 2020