• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


Curiosity and active involvement are at the heart of the International Sport Management programme offered by The Hague University of Applied Sciences. You will experience a variety of teaching methods … you will get a bit of sports marketing, sports policy, financial management and other topics about the impact of sports on society. All topics in the three-year ISPM programme have an international approach, whether it’s courses, group projects or individual assignments. The world of International Sport Management truly opens up a world of choice and ISPM prepares you for this!


Earning the ISPM Bachelor degree will amazingly expand your choices on challenging places to work since sport is diverse and wide reaching. The world of International Sport Management truly opens up a world of choice!

Opportunities after graduation

Do local popular sports interest you?

What about working with the National Ministry of Sport or the International Olympic Committee?

Do you prefer the commercial perspective of a sport marketing agency, sport venue, sport brand, fitness chain or sport game developer?

Perhaps you prefer the developmental aspects of foundations and NGOs like Football for Peace, Right to Play or UNICEF. 

Or maybe your interests are related to worldwide annual events with their own permanent staff like tennis grand slams or city marathons?

The world of International Sport Management truly opens up a world of choice!

What will your future business card look like?

The job titles for you will vary depending on your industry choice. 

Here are some examples of areas of opportunity:

What will you become

  • Event Manager
  • Game Operations Manager
  • Tournament Planner
  • Broadcaster
  • Sports Information Manager
  • Community Development
  • Coordinator/Manager
  • Sports Camp Director
  • Advisor
  • Sport Coordinator
  • Venue Manager
  • Sports Marketer
  • Sport Analyst
  • Sport Entrepreneur


The programme is accredited by NVAO.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management and Organisation
  • Intro to SPM
  • Sport Economics
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Sport Classes Rowing
  • Event Management
  • Leadership

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A secondary school diploma equivalent to that of a higher Dutch VWO, International Baccalaureate diploma or equivalent.
  • After you have completed the enrolment via Studielink and have been approved as eligible, we will interview you on your affinity with sports and your motivation to make sure all ISPM students are equally motivated. This may sound quite daunting, but don’t worry, you won’t need to be a high-performing athlete to apply for ISPM. A passion for sports, a good head for business and an international outlook is the important foundation.

You have a Dutch diploma

  • To begin the 3-year bachelor's degree programme in International Sport Management, you should have a vwo-diploma with the appropriate "profiel".

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8140 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8140 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Den Haag

  • 780 - 1170 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Do you come from outside the EEA (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) or Switzerland and want to do your bachelor degree at THUAS? You can apply for the €5,000 Holland Scholarship financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch universities.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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