Sports with specialisation in Elite Sports

Practical focus: This master’s degree programme is practice-oriented and interdisciplinary, and allows you to choose a major in Training Science or Sports Management.

This degree programme:

  • is aimed at sports-minded students with a bachelor’s degree, who are interested in going on to work in a training science or sports management-related field in the world of elite sports;

  • allows you to consolidate your knowledge of your chosen major in at least one three-month work placement;

  • ensures that you are up to date with the latest elite sports-related developments in training science;

  • informs you about opportunities in the elite sports market and enables you to identify relevant success factors and meet the challenges of this market;

  • enables you to work competently with elite sports-relevant research methods and critically evaluate research projects;

  • is based in Magglingen, the heart of Swiss sport, allowing you to benefit from applied research in competitive sport and the ‘day-to-day’ proximity of the elite sports world.


  • Title/Degree Master of Science (MSc)
  • Specialisations Major in Training Science or Sports Management
  • Mode of study Full-time study for 4 semesters (= standard) or part-time for max. 8 semesters (e.g. while working)
  • Start date Monday in calendar week 38
  • Application deadline Course runs every 2 years
  • ECTS credits 120 ECTS credits
  • Teaching language German / French / English
  • Location Magglingen
  • School Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen