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.



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

Research lines

Society &
Public Policy

Leagues & Competitions

Media & Management



PhD position in sports economics

PhD position funded by the Cluster of Excellence ‘Machine Learning – New Perspectives for Science’.

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Cluster of Excellence Innovation Fund

Research grant for a joint project by Tim Pawlowski and Augustin Kelava.

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New insights on dual careers in sport

Verena Burk investigates together with international colleagues the dual career phenomenon in...

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