24 months
8000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Responsible Management and Business of Sport at University of Jyväskylä  educates professionals of sport management for the needs of private, public and nonprofit sectors. 

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Responsible Management and Business of Sport at University of Jyväskylä    is a new form of collaboration between the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences and School of Business and Economics (JSBE) at University of Jyväskylä. 

The core of the RESPO programme is to understand the areas and objectives of management and business of sport in various types of sport organizations and to apply principles of responsibility and ethical thinking. 

Graduation from the program gives in-depth knowledge and skills to plan and execute strategic and tactical activities in managerial and expert positions related to management in today’s sport society. Employment possibilities in various sport are strong and constantly growing. After completing the programme you thrive to work in multicultural, diverse and interdisciplinary teams with high respect on ethical behavior and enhancing sustainability.

Career Opportunities

Students of our programme have varying backgrounds, interests and career aspirations. The programme and its contents aim to give deep knowledge in the field of sport management. In addition, students usually select optional studies based on their interest to make the degree individualised. The graduates from our programme are thus working in many different kinds of expert and management positions in the private/commercial; public and voluntary fields of sport, physical activity, and well-being.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language studies
  • Intercultural responsibility
  • Research methods
  • Compulsory subject studies
  • Internship
  • Optional studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Eligible applicants for the Master`s Degree Programme are required to fulfil the following two criteria:

  • Higher education degree i.e. Bachelor degree (180 ECTS or equivalent credits) in a related field
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Jyväskylä

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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