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Sport Management UCLouvain

The UCLouvain Sport Management research group is linked to the Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (LouRIM) and its members are involved in the Faculty of Sport Sciences (FSM) of UCLouvain.
Through its research, the group is imbued with the values of Olympism. Together with UGent, Sport Management UCLouvain is co-holder of the Henri de Baillet Latour and Jacques Rogge Olympic Chair. It is also recognized as a university center for Olympic studies and research by the Olympic Study Center of the International Olympic Committee and is a member of the Olympic Studies and Research Centres (OSRCs) academic network.

Our identity

• Develop cutting-edge knowledge in sport management via quality scientific research.
• Mobilise and develop a network of national and international partners in sport.
• Share knowledge in sport management to current and future actors in the world of sport.
• Support actors in the world of sport in the planning, organisation, leadership, and evaluation.

Enable all actors in the world of sport to have robust knowledge to guide their actions.

Excellence – Integrity – Sharing – Professionalism

Géraldine Zeimers


Arthur Lefebvre

Postdoc Researcher

Governance and strategy

Leslie Nothomb

PhD student – Assistant

Pierre Léonard

PhD Student

Émilie Malcourant

Visiting Professor

Thierry Zintz

Professor Emeritus