Our Mission

Deliver higher education, research and expertise to the world of sport.

AISTS at the SportAccord 2018 Convention in Thailand
04/20/2018 - 11:45

Catch up with our week in Bangkok, Thailand at the SportAccord 2018 Convention here.

AISTS Alumni bring together Swiss Olympics and Tsukuba for Tokyo 2020
Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:00

AISTS Alumni have connected together to bring about an agreement between Swiss Olympic and the Tsukuba city and the University of Tsukuba for the usage of the university and cities facilities for the Swiss Olympic team in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

MAS Class visit the UEFA Headquarters
Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:00

Each year the MAS class visit numerous International Federations and organisations to get hands-on experience. Today was our annual visit to UEFA Headquarters in Nyon.

Pranav Khot - AISTS Alumni at the Commonwealth Games
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:15

With the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games commencing on the 4th of April we caught up with Pranav Khot, class of 2007, who is working with Lagardère Sports Switzerland on the Observer Programme.

The 3 pillars of AISTS


As an academy, AISTS’ mission is to provide high quality education and prepare specialists to satisfy the needs and expectations of the sports industry. To do so, AISTS blends scientific knowledge with real world understanding giving participants in AISTS advanced educational programmes the tools for Mastering Sport.


Applied Research

In a unique position to bring together scientists and researchers from esteemed universities with athletes, International Sports Federations (IFs), and sports companies, AISTS facilitates the development of knowledge and its application to sport in mandated research projects, cooperative initiatives, and consulting projects.

Applied Research


AISTS has close partnerships with many sports organisations and sports related companies and institutions in the fields of applied research, education, training, knowledge transfer and consulting. AISTS distinguishes three types of partnerships: AISTS Founding Members, AISTS Development Partners, AISTS Academic Relations.


AISTS Founders