Sport Management

The Sport Management education is suitable for those who want to work administratively in sport, in public or private sector.

Program information

Application Deadline

1st of May Application Procedure

Admission Requirements

You have to be nominated by a partnered university.

Study Plan

Study plan for all courses in English

ECTS

30 / 60

Study places

25

Content

The Sport Management courses are aimed to stimulate critical and analytical thinking for sport managers working in public as well as sports organizations. The courses build on courses in leadership, management and organizational theory in the second year at NSSS. Therefore, it is assumed that exchange students have taken equivalent courses, as well as having the motivation to conduct in-depth analysis of the management and organization of sporting events and sports organizations before entering the courses. Furthermore, students applying for the Sport Management courses should also be familiar with the major sport organizations and major sporting events.

Program structure

Sport Management offers three courses in English during the fall semester and a possibility of an internship during the spring semester, provided you have completed the three course package. 

Fall Semester

SPM355 Management of Sports Marketing (10 ECTS)

SPM325 Event Management (10 ECTS)

SPM326 Volunteerism in sport (10 ECTS)

Spring Semester

SPM370 Internship (30 ECTS)

The three courses are aimed to stimulate critical and analytical thinking for sport managers working in public as well as sports organizations. The courses build on courses in leadership, management and organizational theory in the second year at NSSS. Therefore, it is assumed that exchange students have taken equivalent courses, as well as having the motivation to conduct in-depth analysis of the management and organization of sporting events and sports organizations before entering the courses. Furthermore, students applying for the Sport Management courses should also be familiar with the major sport organizations and major sporting events.

The internship is offered to students who have completed all of the three Sport Management courses and offer a unique opportunity to work within a Norwegian sport organization for one semester. Through the time spent in a sport organization the student will be stimulated to engage in reflective thinking by bridging academic insight with practical experience

General information

Read about two internship students working at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer and the Alpine World Cup at Kvitfjell here. 

We do have limited placements on our internships, we reserve the right to rank applicants. 

Contact us

International Office

Email: Exchange@nih.no 

Phone: +47 23262034