For the fourth consecutive year AISTS is proud to announce that our Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology has again claimed 1st place in the 2019 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking in Sports Management.  

The Eduniversal Top 50 Masters in Sports Management was announced yesterday, along with the rankings for 49 other fields of study. The Eduniversal Best Masters and MBAs ranking classifies the best post-graduate programs in the world, and was first started in 2010. Eduniversal Group is a global leader in higher education information. Their goal is to provide students worldwide with the tools to find the best education opportunities.

The top five Sports Management Programmes for 2019


Quality is never an accident, it is a result of strong team work striving to deliver high standards, by consistently raising the bar on the selection process of our participants and lecturers whilst staying at the forefront of sports science and technology.

Claude Stricker, Executive Director AISTS


AISTS’s 15-month programme was judged on the following three criteria (see the Eduniversal methodology here): 

1.     The reputation of the programme, based on the opinion of surveyed recruiters and the level of Palme of Excellence of the school.

2.     The salary of the first employment of newly-graduated students provided by each program and verified by Eduniversal, using three different scales. 

3.     The graduating students satisfaction based on results from a survey.

Applications for the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology class of 2021 are opening September 1st. The second and third application deadlines will be in February and May 2020. The class of 2021 will commence in September 2020 and complete the program at the end of 2021. The AISTS master’s degree program attracts aspiring sports managers from all over the world and from all walks of life. There are two scholarships available for the next AISTS MAS in Sport Administration & Technology edition. 


Want to know more?

More information about the program, requirements and scholarships can be found here.

The 2019 Syllabus can be downloaded here.

About the AISTS

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) was founded in 2000 by the IOC and leading Swiss institutions and universities. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections. Our flagship program is the postgraduate Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Sport Administration and Technology – educating aspiring sport managers from all over the world since 2003. Each year, the AISTS delivers over 900 hours of continuing education, workshops, seminars and projects, bringing together over 100 international sports experts in the sciences of Management, Technology, Law, Medicine, and Sociology – all in the efforts of building a better world through sport.

Experience the world of sport in the Olympic Capital

Participants attend several full-day workshops throughout the programme to experience sport. These sessions are delivered by the sport organisations and federations themselves and provide a unique hands-on experience and well as an ideal opportunity to connect to our alumni and experts working in the industry.