MA in International Sports Development

Be a Master of Sport for All!

MA in International Sports Development


TAFISA and Leipzig University's Sports Science Faculty are proud to offer a Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Sports Development to empower current and future leaders to work in sports organisations, providing them with the knowledge, expertise, and tools to develop Sport for All and grassroots sports.

This initiative is part of a comprehensive capacity building strategy to train a new generation of skilled Sport for All managers to professionalise and further develop the Sport for All and grassroots sports sectors. It will maximise the contribution sport can make to society, ultimately building a better world through Sport for All.

The deadline for application to the M.A. Programme has been extended to 31 July 2023, apply now and spread the word!

The M.A. is an international postgraduate programme in the field of Sport for All and grassroots sports development. The blended-learning semi-virtual programme offers in-depth, research-based, and application-oriented knowledge; and provides skills and competences that enable students to work in sports organisations at regional, national and international levels.

The first semester will start on 1 October 2023. The standard period of study is four semesters (120 ECTS). Students complete the M.A. International Sports Development (Continuing Education) by writing a Master's thesis. The M.A.’s programme is delivered in English.

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