GOALS benefits from the involvement of a very large international network of companies, international sport organizations, sports federations and prestigious European and non-European Universities and research centres (China, Japan, Brazil, Chile, Belgium, Roumania, Ireland and Poland).

Associated partners contribute to the promotion and to the curriculum of the Master programme and participate in the governance of the project (academic board, advisory board). Associated partners will also offer: work placements, specialized seminars & lectures, excursion to the company’s premises.

Consortium partners

University of Lille (France),
University of Lisbon (Portugal),
Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania),
Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland),
International University of Health, Exercise & Sports - LUNEX (Luxembourg).

Universities partners

Beijing Sport University (China),
Universiti Teknologi MARA (Malaysia),
Nippon Sports Sciences University (Japan),
University of Sao Paulo (Brazil),
Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Valparaiso (Chile),
Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), University of Craiova (Roumania),
UNESCO Chair / Institute of Technology Tralee (Ireland),
Instytut Sportu (Poland).

Companies partners

The associated partners comprise of industries and companies with sports, leisure and events related activities and research institutes/centres, performing high-level research on this field:

Decathlon Group (Industry of sport: retail and brands - France),
European Observatoire of Sport and Employment (France),
European Platform for Sport Innovation (Belgium),
Comité Olympique et Sportif Luxembourgeois (Luxembourg),
HelloLille Sport (France),
Confédération Européenne de Volley-ball (Luxembourg),
International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (USA),
Associaçao de Empresas de Ginasios e Academias de Portugal (Portugal) (Portugal),
Amaury Sport Organisation (world sport event management company-France),
Doublet International company (France),
Tracs (USA company for sport event management).

Their main role is to provide an professional perspective on pinpointing the exact capabilities that GOALS students (potentially future employees of these companies) should have after the completion of the Master.