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.



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Research lines

Society &
Public Policy

Leagues & Competitions

Media & Management



Countries’ political relations and the demand for relocated soccer games

A new study by Felix Otto, Georgios Nalbantis, and Tim Pawlowski (Institute of Sports Science)…

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Tübingen Lectures in Sport Economics

Summer lectures by renowned researchers from Switzerland and Norway on the effects of sports and…

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Contributing to VfB Stuttgart women’s football

Tübingen students in sport management – a B.Sc.-program at the Institute of Sports Science – have…

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