• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Connecting and inspiring people makes you happy. You have a broad interest in the field of sports, healthcare and management. The inspiration and power of sports gives you great opportunities to make a real difference.

Have you completed Sport Studies? Then you can work in various sports sectors. Professions that a graduate can fulfill include those of sports marketer, event manager, trainer, lifestyle coach, sports policy officer or community sports officer. In addition, many graduates start their own business within the sport as entrepreneurs.

Curious what exactly you do with these professions and what makes the work so enjoyable? Let's ask our alumni! Watch the compilation video below, in which all Sportkunde / Sport Studies alumni have a short talk. 

Career opportunities

Sport Studies graduates from Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen have a large range of career options. Many of our graduates will be employed in jobs that centre around:

  • Sports marketer
  • Event manager
  • Sports entrepreneur
  • Training/coaching
  • Physical activity, lifestyle or healthy ageing coach
  • Sports policy officer
  • Community sports officer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sport development
  • Organisational change
  • Community development through sports
  • Sports policy and entrepreneurship
  • Managing lifestyle in organisations and society
  • Management and organisation
  • Organisational policy and consultancy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • VWO (Dutch High School diploma, all profiles will allow you to enter the Sport Studies programme)
  • International diploma, equal to the VWO level (secondary education), for example, Allgemeine Hochschulreife (for German students)
  • Students with an old VWO diploma without profiles can hand in a copy of their diploma at the student administration department so it can be assessed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 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 Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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