Sport is a universal language. We recognize our responsibility to promote the best values of sport around the world and our mission is to bring together the individuals with enthusiasm and willingness to share and promote this unique global joined venture!

Sport Business School Finland is a constituting part of an international network of Sport Business professionals and academics - Sport Business School International. International collaboration has generated top research and study cases in international sport events such as 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2012 and 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships, 2012 UEFA EURO Cup, 2013 and 2014 WRC Rally Finland events and 2014 Hockey World Cup.

The basic idea of Sport Business School International is to connect in person with sport business experts from all around the world. All the members are invited individually - organizations are merely facilitators and benefactors associated with Sport Business School through their representatives acting within the concept. We believe that the best results can be reached through personal involvement in enjoyable working environment and conditions.

The international operating format of Sport Business School is available for all sport management and marketing organizations and should You and your partners be willing to join us in further creation and promotion of Sport Business School International, contact us and/or our partners around the world!

International network

Sport Business School Finland operates both in national and international field of sport management and marketing producing global opportunities in education and development services connected with modern day research applications.

Because of these relationships Sport Business School is a partner to several universities and institutions around the world. Together with our partners we conduct international research and development projects and share the knowledge of sport management and marketing education. Our network consists of the following distinguished partners and their institutions.


Prof. Herbert Woratschek, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Berend Rubingh, Manage to Manage, The Netherlands
Prof. Noud van Herpen and Rosalie Schimmel - van Helden, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Gerardo Bielons, GB Consulting, Spain
Prof. Jesus Martinez Pomeda, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Prof. Leonor Gallardo Guerrero, UCLM, Spain
Prof. Jose Hernandez, UEM, Spain
Prof. Alvaro Fernandez Luna, UEM, Spain
Andrzej B. Piotrowicz, PSWE, Poland
Prof. Cem Tinaz, Istanbul Bilgi √úniversitesi, Turkey
Prof. Pedro Ferreira Guedes de Carvalho, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Prof. John Nauright, University of Brighton, School of Sport and Services Management, UK

North America

Prof. Douglas Michele Turco, SBS International, Senior Advisor


Prof. Kamilla Swart and Prof. Brendon Knott, Cape Peninsula Institute of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa


Prof. Sun Leiming, Guangzhou Sports Polytechnic, China
Huang De Min, Deputy President, Guangzhou Sports Polytechnic, China
Prof. Feng Junjie, Guangzhou Sports Polytechnic, China


Prof. Paul Emery, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia

International partner organizations