AISTS International Academy of Sports Science and Technology

AISTS International Academy of Sports Science and Technology

The International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (AISTS), located in Lausanne, Switzerland is a not-for-profit association founded by eight institutions, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Our other prestigious and valued founders include the City of Lausanne, Canton of Vaud, and a consortium of three leading Swiss Universities, the EPFL, University of Lausanne and the University of Geneva, as well as two private educational institutes, IMD and the EHL (Lausanne Hotel School).
  • Education
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 16-50 employees
The AISTS responds to the needs of the sport industry by providing education in the form of short courses and a world-leading Sport Management Master program, alongside consulting and research to the international sports industry.

The AISTS MAS - Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology is a 15-month program that includes in-classroom learning (lectures, case studies, activities and field trips), two months work experience in the sport industry, and the rest of the time spent on a client team project and research paper. This unique combination offers the ideal mix of theory and real-world experience, with participants benefitting from a rich network of connections.

The AISTS program is endorsed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the program is located in Lausanne, Switzerland – The Olympic Capital – home to the IOC, over 50+ international sporting federations, and FIFA and UEFA are just a short distance away. By studying at AISTS, you are truly immersed in the global world of sport.


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“AISTS routinely produces highly-trained graduates, many of whom have gone on to play leading roles in the world of sport, and offers leading expertise and technical services to a wide range of key players inside and outside the Olympic Movement,” Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee


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