Sport, Organization and Society

7.5 credits

The purpose of the course is to give the students a deeper understanding of the societal and civil organization of sport in Sweden. The course focuses on how sports are organized in different sectors of society and how the operations of sport in different sectors are related to each other. The course also focuses on the governance of sport in different parts of society, as well as giving political perspectives on the governance of sport in Sweden. In addition, sporting activities and the governance of sport is discussed from perspectives of equality, equity and rights.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!