European Association

for Sport Management

EASM Bureau, Via di Ripoli 88, 50126 FIRENZE - ITALY
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News: The last issue of the European Sport Management Quarterly - 2003 Elections and Candidatures


The European Association for Sport Management (EASM) is an independent association of individuals involved or interested in the management of sport in the broadest sense. 

The aims of EASM are to promote, stimulate and encourage studies, research, scholarly writing and professional development in the field of sport management.

The main outputs of the association are : 
- the European Sport Management Quarterly, published quarterly, covering a wide range of sport management topics, ensuring proper balance of practical application and theory. 

- the Web site with the latest information on the activities of the Association and the general development in the field in Europe.

- the annual Congress, hosted each year in a different European country that offers to scientists and professionals the best opportunity to discuss the basic issues and the latest topics in the field. During the Congress, special attention is paid to the main trends at the European level and to the specific local aspects of the sport culture and industry of the host city and country. 

EASM has organised 10 congresses : 
1993 Groningen (The Netherlands) 
1994 Florence (Italy) 
1995 Budapest (Hungary) 
1996 Montpellier (France) 
1997 Glasgow (United Kingdom) 
1998 Madeira (Portugal)
1999 Thessaloniki (Greece)
2000 San Marino (Republic of San Marino) 
2001 Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Countries, Spain) 
2002 Jyvaskyla (Finland) 
Future Congresses will be hosted in Stockholm (Sweden) in 2003 ( and Gent (Belgium) 2004 

Members can access the current Charter and regulations of the European Association for Sport Management, as they were set up after the last General Assembly in Jyvaskyla.

EASM Secretariat

The Bureau of the Association, based in Firenze (Italy), provides services and information to 
current and potential members, keeps and develops contacts with sport organizations and 
universities in Europe, manages and develops relationships with international organizations. Bids for hosting EASM Congresses should equally be addressed to the Secretariat.

EASM Secretariat 

Via di Ripoli 88 
50127 Firenze, Italy
Phone: ++39 055 6818346


11th European Congress of Sport Management, 10 - 13 Sept 2003, Stockholm, Sweden 

Access the Congress web site ( for all the information on the Scientific Programme, the Call for papers, registration procedures, Social programme, accommodation and other useful information.


How to become member of EASM

Easm has three different categories of members: individual, institutional and associate

Download the 2002-2003 membership form for individual members


Services & Resources - Benefits for members

EASM offers a wide range of services and benefits for the members, including free annual subscription to the European Sport Management Journal, discounts on articles Proceedings, books and Congress participation.


News from Partners and Other Associations

ENSSEE Forum in Lausanne (26-29 September 2003), Sport World and Academic World with a special session on Sport Management

ICSSPE has recently launched a call for contributions on Street Football & Social Inclusion

A new International Association of Sport Marketing has been founded. For additional information contact Mr. Dick Irwin


How to bid for EASM Congresses

Candidatures can be presented for hosting the following two EASM congresses: 
- 2006 Congress (before 4 september 2003) 
- 2007 Congress (Before 4 september 2004)
Candidates can request the Bidding documentation to the EASM Secretariat


National Associations and Correspondents

EASM has a large network of national correspondents who can give you further information about the activities of our association and the opportunities offered by becoming member

In various countries, you can also contact National Associations of Sport Management that are affiliated to EASM: Italy, Spain, Greece

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