The booming market of connected sport (growth of 4% per year since 2010) is sustaining the development of startups and business incubators worldwide and contributing significantly to the economy, including in France.
The network of new businesses in the French Tech Sport
consortium has been expanding since 2016, and in that same
year, the #Sports Thematic Network determined the number of
sports-related jobs in France to be approximately 275,000,
with an industry valued at €37 billion per year. Moreover, the
Centre de droit et d'économie du sport (CDES), estimates the
economic impact of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to be between
€5.3 and 10.7 billion. This will significantly impact all
levels of the sport industry in France, including
The programs offer non-conventional teaching with online delivery, flipped classrooms, research teaching, pedagogy-by-doing and co-working, and rely heavily on interdisciplinary projects carried out in collaboration with scientific and economic actors to also encourage hybridization of student populations.
The unifying thread of these programs is their
modular organization permitting all students, including
lifelong learners, to build a study strategy according to
their personal and professional goals from bachelor to PhD. In
the effort to modernize teaching practices, DIGISPORT has
invested in a fully-equipped experimental platform for applied
teaching projects and will implement a true pedagogy-by-doing.
Finally, an ambitious international mobility and language
training offer allows students and staff to network and gain
meaningful exposure in France and elsewhere in the world.
Several new jobs are open to the students, all related to the entry of sport - in the broad sense - into the digital age.
The skills acquired in the
field of digital technology will be
particularly useful to access jobs in
fast-growing sectors of employment in the
future. Students can rely on our lifelong
learning program to update their skills and
remain relevant in a constantly evolving
sector. It opens job opportunities such as
researcher, R&D engineer, performance
monitoring manager, performance analysis
director, data scientist in sport sciences,
computer scientist in e-sport, ergonomist…
DIGISPORT aims at strengthening partnerships between academic institutions, industry and society to boost employability and lifelong learning. Moreover, our MSc and PhD programs will propose dedicated courses on entrepreneurship and innovation as well as internships and company-sponsored projects.