The Department of Sports Organization and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences of the University of Peloponnese, with the support of the International Olympic Academy, is offering the Master’s Degree Programme , “Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events”, for the Academic Year 2020-2021.

Prospective applicant can find below the documents outlining all of the relevant details related to the programme and a copy of the application form.


All the documents should be certified as requested in the call for applications.
Deadline for applications with all the required documents is May 31, 2020.

The Master’s Degree Programme in Olympic Studies constitutes an innovation in the Olympic Movement at an international level and is supported by the Olympic Solidarity (International Olympic Committee) with a number of scholarships. The educational programme is based on the three pillars of the Olympic Movement: Education, Sports and Culture, which constitute the foundation for Olympism and Olympic Pedagogy.

The philosophy of the programme is consistent with the philosophy of the Olympic movement for the diffusion of the Olympic ideal worldwide, the promotion of knowledge and research in Olympic issues and equal global participation.

The Master’s degree Programme’s title is “Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events” (MSc).

 The promotion of knowledge and research on issues of Olympic philosophy and Olympic Pedagogy, Olympic Education, organization and management of Olympic Games, Mega events and in general Olympic and sport studies.
 To provide students with specialized knowledge at a postgraduate level on issues related to Olympic studies as well as the necessary means for their academic, professional or research career.
 To provide a specialized workforce that will organize and direct Olympic and athletic institutions, promote the growth of programmes of Olympic education on an international level and that will contribute to the creation of a scientific background for the growth and organization of sports.

The following categories of students may be admitted to the Master’s Degree Programme; Bachelor degree holders from Greek and foreign Higher Educational Institutions, preferably officials of National Olympic Academies, National Olympic Committees, the International Olympic Committee, International Federations, National Federations and EU Committees for Education, Culture and Sport or researchers of Centers for Olympic Studies, Schools of Sports Organization and Management, Physical Education, Journalism, Economic Faculties and other Departments, as well as corresponding Departments of recognized institutions of equivalent status in Greece and abroad. The number of students is limited to forty (40).

The short listed applicants will be interviewed via skype.

For any other information please contact the Secretariat by email: or at telephone numbers: +30 210 6878952, +30 26240 23181, Fax: +30 210 6878840

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