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Exchange Programme

Sports Management & Cultural Management



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Sports Management & Cultural Management

Scoring a top job in the sports sector

  • Sports are totally your thing.
  • You like to know what happens behind the scenes.
  • You are good at planning and organising.
  • On your marks! In your first year you will be introduced to business management.
  • You work on your economics knowledge and cycle through sports history.
  • You stop at (inter)national sports federations.
  • In your second year, you discover how to develop sponsorship strategies.
  • After a thorough media training, you know the (press) profession inside out.
  • You organise events and draw up sponsorship plans.
  • Later, you can work in the sports, events and leisure sectors.
  • For example as a financial, administrative or communication employee.

Practical information

  • Where

    On campus

  • Conditions

    You must be studying at one of our partner institutions. You must be nominated by your home coordinator and accepted by the exchange programme at Thomas More (see admission procedure for exchange students).

  • Language requirements

    English B2

  • Erasmus code

    B GEEL07

Are you passionate about people and interested in different disciplines and cultures? Do you aim high and have what it takes to make a difference? Are you ready to shape the future? Do you have an open mind? Do opportunities and challenges trigger you to do more?

Become a STAR @ Thomas More

Come join our multi-disciplinary exchange semester in English. Team up with students with a different cultural and study backgrounds. This semester consists of a total of 30ECTS which combines 15ECTS professional skills in your field of expertise with 15 ECTS future proof skills of your choice.

More information


​​​Autumn semester: September - January 

  • Get nominated by your home institution before 1 May.
  • Apply by 15 May (application procedure will be sent by email only to nominated students).
  • Receive your acceptance letter and further information in June.
  • Welcome at Thomas More in September.

The academic year in a nutshell 

Below you can find an overview of the courses (under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per course. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit.

  • We have explained the most important courses in a blue tooltip.  
  • The combination of courses can be restricted by planning issues and needs to be communicated beforehand.
  • Courses marked with a * are offered fully online. This means you don't have to physically come to Belgium to take these courses.
  • Would you like to know the detailed content of each subject? Check the programme guide.
Code ECTS Autumn Spring
Practice Enterprise Sportsmanagement i Z15864 12 x
Sports Management & Communication i Z14439 3 x
Coaching i Z14436 5 x
Esports Z26145 3 x
Esports and events Z26592 3 x
Coaching Z14436 5 x
First Aid Z25930 3 x
Global Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care i Z26033 3 x
Intercultural Communication Z14469 5 x
Code ECTS Autumn Spring
Project Case i Z15589 5 x
Startup Bootcamp Social & Climate Impact Z25777 3 x
Summer School Z16184 3 x
Survival Dutch i Z13456 3 x
Survival Dutch i Z13455 3 x
Innovation Lab 2 Z26811 3 x
Summerschool: Heatlh & Chemistry Z26445 3 x
Tackling Global Challenges (COIL) i Z16183 3 x
VirCamp: Social & Impact Entrepreneurship in an international perspective Z25807 10 x
International Startup Bootcamp (Africa) Z15302 3 x x
  • Students need to have already obtained min. 120 ECTS at their home institution.
This course does not start in February.


Campus Turnhout: Sport Community

The sports campus in Turnhout invites you to engage in sports. With its own sports hall that accommodates various sports, a FITTstudio where you have everything at your fingertips for a workout, and a multipurpose hall with parquet flooring, mirrored wall, and music system. Or how about our FITTlab, which serves as a testing center?

BIP 'IT in Sports'

How can IT in the movement context contribute to a learning climate where everyone is motivated to move? In this Blended Intensive Program course we reach out to you with lots of trends and developments so that you can graduate future-proof! You will become the best app in Physical Education class!


You want to bring sports, games and events together like never before in the fast-growing esports industry? Then our Sportcampus @Turnhout is the place 2 be!

International Coordinator

Joke Puype

For all your questions on study exchange and internships +32 474 37 39 66
International Office

Hannelore Vervoort

For all your questions on the application procedure & practical arrangements. +32 14 56 21 56