AISTS Open Modules

Gain all the benefits of a university course and education on a focused topic and in a condensed time frame.

Open modules allow individuals from the working world to join the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology participants and gain all of the benefits of a university course and education on a focused topic, and in a condensed time frame.

AISTS Open Modules integrate theories into practical applications (e.g. case studies, presentations and discussions) enabling a rich exchange of ideas and experiences The modules are taught in English by academics and professionals from different sport organisations including the IOC, various International Federations and sport agencies.

AISTS offers various modules throughout the academic year and include the SEMOS™ & SEMOS™+ and the Sustainable Sport & Events Open Module (SSE).  The AISTS Open Modules mainly take place on the EPFL campus. 

PARTICIPANTS of AISTS Open Modules are professional, part-time or volunteer managers of international sports organisations, organisers of events or people from outside the sports industry wanting to get a holistic understanding of specific sport related topics.

Open Modules

AISTS SEMOS - Sports Event Management and Organisation Seminar

16 Oct 2017 - 09:00AM to 20 Oct 2017 - 05:00PM

Lausanne, Switzerland

Immerse yourself in a week-long experience, where the the core functions of managing sport mega-events such as World Championships and Continental and Olympic Games will be considered, examined and explored. Focused on impactful learning with constructive outcomes, these five days will explore topics such as marketing & sponsorship, accreditation, venue management, transportation, catering, cleaning & waste and security.


30 Oct 2017 - 09:00AM to 1 Nov 2017 - 03:30PM

EPFL Campus, Lausanne, Switzerland

Pick and choose from seven different sessions ranging in duration on topics such as medical services, press & broadcast, protocol and spectator experience – all in relation to their role in sport events.

Sustainable Sport & Events Open Module

26 Mar 2018 - 09:00AM to 27 Mar 2018 - 04:30PM

EPFL Campus, Lausanne

Now more than ever, sports managers and event organisers have the opportunity to positively harness sport for the benefit of society, and by doing so, contribute to their organisation's bottom line. Over two days, the Sustainable Sport & Events Open Module provides an understanding of the current challenges and opportunities of sustainability in sport.

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