European Members


EOSE is a membership organisation and the activity of the structure is strongly supported, linked and based on the quality and involvement of the European Network composed of the membership of the organisation.

We could highlight several proven track record of cooperation, collaborations and collective experiences through various projects and activitbecomeamemberies where the whole membership was activated to develop e.g. research and obtain comparable data (qualitative and quantitative) at national and regional level in the areas of employment and VET in the Sport and Active Leisure sector in Europe. To illustrate that point we can take the example of the VOCASPORT project commissioned by the Sport Unit of the European Commission and lead by EOSE in 2004 or more recently the LLL-Sport project.

Please find below the full list of EOSE current members.

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Lithuanian Sports University

LSU – Lithuanian Sports University

  • Lithuania

As an independent institution – the Lithuanian State Institute of Physical Education was founded after the Second World War in 1945. The Institute was settled in the premises of the former Physical Education Palace built in 1934. Starting with the enrolment of 100 students, the Institute has developed and expanded over the years and decades into an institution with over 2500 students. In 1999 the Institute was renamed into Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education and  in 2012 into Lithuanian Sports University.

The LSU has always been and remains to be an important centre of sports science and a fosterer of physical education and sports values and traditions in Lithuania. Since its foundation the institution has trained over 13 000 teachers of physical education, sports coaches, physiotherapists, tourism and sport managers and other qualified specialists. Many distinguished scholars, world-known coaches, prominent sports and public figures have graduated from the Academy.


MRU – Mykolas Romeris University

  • Lithuania

Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), a public institution, is an international university located in Northern Europe. Each year the University admits a large number of creative and talented young people.

Receptive to change, promoting intellectually stimulating studies and focused on consistent research activities, Mykolas Romeris University contributes to the development of a well-rounded personality: a mature, enterprising and independent future leader and a responsible citizen. The University actively cooperates with international organizations, encourages students’ and lecturers’ mobility, takes part in international research projects, as well as implements and creates joint study programmes, enabling students to acquire double or triple degrees. University students, lecturers and research staff have become part of a uniform international studies and research system, where all partners strive to deliver success.

The 2014-2015 academic year at Mykolas Romeris University has begun with introducing not only updated study curricula, but also a particularly relevant priority – promoting entrepreneurship across all study programmes.

The University is delivering a master programme in Sports Industry Management.



NIC – University of Nicosia

  • Cyprus

The University of Nicosia is an independent, co-educational, equal opportunity tertiary education institution, combining the best elements in western education, quality standards and an international philosophy.

International in philosophy, the University hosts students from all over the world, in a multicultural learning environment, promoting friendship, cooperation and understanding.
The University is actively involved in European and local research projects as a partner and as a coordinating institution.

The Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management offers 3 programmes (Bachelor level) to give to students insight into the Hospitality, Tourism and Sports management industry.  Besides standard classroom theory, the programmes also include guest lecturers, field trips, laboratory sessions, and practical training (internships), all in an effort to ensure a comprehensive education and competence.


NISR – National Institute for Sport Research

  • Romania

Established in 2001 by the Government Decision 638/2001, on the existing structure of the former Research Center for Sport (since 1967), the  National Institute for Sport Research is a unique public institution and facility, a pole of scientific research in sport high performance.

NISR primary objective is sustaining Romaian high performance sport activities and atheletes trhough the specific means of the scientific research.

Over objectives of the Institute includes:

  • foreseeing the national R&D strategy in the field of physical education and sport;
  • accomplishing scientific and technical goals of the R&D National Plan;
  • developing national and transnational strategies and programmes in sport.



NSA – National Sports Academy (Vassil Levski)

  • Bulgaria

The Higher Institute for Physical Culture (at present National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski”) – Sofia was founded by Decree in 1942 as a university graduating Physical Education Teachers and Sport Trainers.

At present the National Sports Academy (NSA) – Sofia is the only higher educational establishment in Bulgaria in the field of physical culture and sport. The NSA is granted full state accreditation, offering university degree programmes (BSc, MSc, PhD) at three faculties:

  1.      Faculty of Physical Education (Teachers);
  2.      Faculty of Sports (Coaches);
  3.      Faculty of Physiotherapy, Tourism and Sport Animation.

The main missions of NSA can be listed as follows:

  • To prepare highly qualified specialists with higher education;
  • To realise fundamental and applied scientific research;
  • To consolidate and develop the national traditions in the sector;
  • To co-operate on national and international levels in the areas of education, science, sport, tourism and kinesitherapy.


SGS_Seceratariat General for Sport

SGS – Secretariat General of Sports

  • Greece

The Secretariat General of Sport (S.G.S) of Greece is responsible for the national executive planning and has overall responsibility for all issues concerning progress, organisation and function of Sports in the country.

More specifically, it is responsible for supervising sports activities, drawing up short-term and long-term projects on sports development, providing all the necessary facilities for the implementation of these projects and promoting sports development in every field of social activity. Staffed with skilled and experienced personnel, S.G.S. implements sport policy at national level.

Having participated in other community programmes, such as “Olympia” and, more particularly “Equal”, it has gained valuable experience and has contributed to the mapping of sport business activities and sport occupations in Greece – requirements and individual job descriptions.

EOSE – European Observatoire of Sport and Employment

A new wave for the sport and active leisure sector

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