Institute of Sports Science

Sport Economics, Sport Management & Media Research

The research group is headed by Tim Pawlowski and works on three research lines. The first research line Society & Public Policy intends to contribute to current public policy debates on the financing of sports and the effects associated with sports participation and physical activity. The second research line Leagues & Competitions intends to contribute to optimizing the design of sports leagues and competitions. The third research line Media & Management intends to contribute to better understanding the role of digitalization processes and ‘new’ forms of communication in sports. In Spring 2020, the Data Science and Sports Lab was founded.



+49 (0)7071 / 29-78408
Fax: +49 (0)7071 / 29-5031

Research lines

Society &
Public Policy

Leagues & Competitions

Media & Management



Master Students ranked 1st in Sport Management Case Study Competition

22.12.2020 - At the beginning of December 2020, the final round of the sport management case study…

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New Findings on the Effects of Organisational Change in Sports

21.12.2020 – Marcel Fahrner and Lara Lesch publish new findings on the effects of organisational…

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The Premier League and its 'Big Six'

Tim Pawlowski recently commented in the British newspaper The Telegraph on the relevance of title…

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