21st annual conference of the AK Sportökonomie

Together with the Arbeitskreis Sportökonomie we gladly host the 21st annual conference of the AK Sportökonomie. The conference takes place on the periphery of the Grand Departs 2017, the opening leg of the “Tour de France 2017”. Therefore, especially questions of sports and regional development should be considered during this conference. We are looking forward to a conference full of insights and give you a warm welcome.

Yours Dr. Hans E. Ulrich and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Nowak

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Arbeitskreis Sportökonomie

The working group sees itself as a communication center between scientists of different fields and practically working sports economists. The non-profit society set itself the task to offer support to sports politics with in the range of its work, provide consulting and to call attention to specific study courses at universities, universities of applied science and other educational institutions.

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Book of Abstracts


High-class speakers will discuss the importance of sport economics for the (regional) development of sports and other significant topics between 30 June and 1 July. We will present the topics and speakers in this section in the coming months.
Download Schedule (in german language)

You can already take a look at the exciting research done by our speakers and get an overview of the program of the event. We have compiled all abstracts for you.
Download Book of Abstracts (in german language).


The best known bicycle race worldwide, the Tour de France, starts with the Grand Départ from June 29th to July 2nd in Düsseldorf. What is more obvious than to include the annual conference of the Arbeitskreis Sportökonomie into the framework program? Besides thematic crossroads, a visit to this unique big event is planned as well.

With its Bachelor and Master degree Sportbusiness Management  course, the IST Hochschule offers a direct intersection between economy and teaching and with modern meeting rooms and a good transport connections, it offers perfect basic conditions for the conference. Overnight guests profit from special rates at different hotels within the direct vincinity.

Registration and Contact

The participation fee is 150 €, for members 100 € and for students 50 €. Please note for your status in the free text field of the online registration for a discount:

Registration conference

The participation fee for the doctoral student is € 100 and includes participation in the workshop as well as the conference:

Registration PHD-Seminar

Contact Person

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Nowak
IST-Hochschule für Management
Tel.: +49 211 8 666 8 554