M.A. Olympic Studies

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Prof. Wassong: IOC Olympic Education Commission

Prof. Wassong is a member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission since 2015. This year´s commission meeting took place from 23rd to 24th November in Lausanne. Central topics were Olympic Values Education Overview and Role, Olympic Culture and Heritage 3.0, Olympic Studies Centre und Implementing OVEP (Olympic Values Education...

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M.A. Olympic Studies 2023-25 Open for Application

M.A. Olympic Studies 2023 2025 opens for applications

The Master of Arts Olympic Studies degree program, which is implemented by the German Sport University Cologne in cooperation with the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain), University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Kiel University (Germany), the Pontifical Catholic...

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40th Anniversary of The IOC Olympic Studies Centre

The Olympic Studies Centre of the International Olympic Committee organized an impressive event to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The IOC President, Thomas Bach, gave a welcome speech accompanied by some IOC members, senior IOC officials, directors of Olympic Studies Centres and scholars. He stressed the value of the IOC...

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IOC Commissions 2023

Prof. Dr Stephan Wassong has been appointed to the IOC Olympic Education Commission. Since 2015, Mr. Wassong has been a member of this international commission which is also an expression of trust from the IOC and President Bach. In the Olympic Education Commission, which is recogmized in the Olympic and academic world the M.A....

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Coubertin project with the IOC´s OSC

Prof. Stephan Wassong is leading a project developed by the IOC’s Olympic Studies Centre (OSC), which is a part of the IOC’s Olympic Foundation for Culture and Olympic Heritage (OFCH) department, the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee and the Comité française Pierre de Coubertin. The aim of the project is to publish an...

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Awarded!

International Fair Play Committee Award for the M.A. Olympic Studies.

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PUCRS Olympic Studies Research Group new partner for the M.A. Olympic Studies

We are excited to welcome a new partner in the international study programme M.A. Olympic Studies:  The Olympic Studies Research Group of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil) chaired by Professor Nelson Todt. At an official meeting with the Vice-President of the University, which took...

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Meeting with IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach

Prof. Stephan Wassong met IOC President Dr. Bach at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne on 27th June. This occasion entailed, amongst other things, the announcement of the publication of Prof. Wassong on the foundation and development of the IOC Athletes' Commission; a project that was completed with the support of the Olympic...

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Certificate "Regulation of Global Sport" for Marloes Ekkelboom

Marloes Ekkelboom, staff member at the Institute of Sports History, has received the Certificate of Advanced Studies in ‘Regulation of Global Sport’ from the University of Lausanne (UNIL). This relatively new certificate, based on three compact modules at the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration at the...

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M.A. Olympic Studies Participant Tomasini becomes TAFISA board member

Marco Tomasini,particpant of the 8th Intake of the M.A. Olympic Studies, has been elected to the Board of The Association for International Sport for All at the 27th TAFISA Congress and General Assembly, which were recently held in Portoroz, Slovenia. Mr. Tomasini is the youngest ever member of the TAFISA Board (2022-2025)...

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