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SFISM – Studying at the Home of Sports

The Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM is the only Swiss university exclusively dedicated to education and continuing education, research, development and services in the field of sport. It conducts research in youth, recreational and elite sport.

Studying at the SFISM

12 June 2024

Bachelor of Science EHSM in Sports

The Bachelor of Science SFISM in Sports is the only university of applied sciences degree programme that provides a solid foundation for both professional and academic careers in sport.

12 June 2024

Master of Science in Sports with Specialization in Elite Sports

The degree programme combines sports science with performance sport practice and sports management. Interdisciplinary, application-oriented research and development are put into practice in the Swiss elite sports system.

12 June 2024

Master of Science in Sports Sciences

The degree programme offers excellent teaching and research conditions in the field of sports sciences. It is offered in collaboration with the University of Fribourg.

Continuing education

16 February 2024

Continuing education

The continuing education courses at the SFISM enable students to specialise in a variety of sports science disciplines and gain additional qualifications. Programmes include MAS/SFISM and CAS courses as well as one-day or multiple-day modules and seminars. Some of the programmes are run jointly with partners.

17 June 2024

Sports Coach Education

Practice-centred interdisciplinary education and training enhance the skills and effectiveness of high-performance sports coaches.

13 May 2024

Sports media library

The media library in Magglingen develops and disseminates media on different sporting disciplines and relating to sports science.

11 August 2023

Areas of activity

The activities of the SFISM are oriented towards interdisciplinary sports science approaches and practice-related issues.

8 July 2024

International Relations Office

The International Relations Office encourages student and teacher exchanges and provides assistance to foreign students and teaching staff.

19 July 2023

Studying and elite sport

The SFISM offers elite athletes parameters which make it possible to successfully reconcile the demands of studies and elite sport.

SFISM students during a badminton course

20 June 2024

Information event Bachelor

The annual online information event offers the chance to gain an insight into the Bachelor's degree programme.

21 June 2024


The SFISM conducts sports science teaching, research and development and provides services for Swiss sports stakeholders. The SFISM is a division of the Federal Office of Sport FOSPO.

8 May 2024

Staff and publications

Searching for staff and publications made easy: Who works at the SFISM and what is published.