Interested in sports and health? Begin your career at GIH, Sweden’s premier center for knowledge in physical activity.

The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences conducts international research in the field of sports, physical activity and health.

Founded in 1813, GIH is the top Swedish centre of knowledge within sports, physical activity and health.

Study at GIHExchange studies

The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, currently holds partnership agreements with several European universities, through the Erasmus+-program.

International engagement is important to GIH and each semester we welcome exchange students from our partner universities to study one or two semesters at GIH in Stockholm.

Read more about how to apply, tuition fees, funding and scolarships at the link bellow.

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    Investing in working life and health

    Forte invests just over SEK 23 million for GIH´s research program to update occupational healt care and reduce the health gap.
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    SEK 5 million to reduce dropouts

    The Swedish ESF Council contribution will help investigate whether improved mental health, cognition, and school performance in school youth reduce dropout.
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    SEK 4.3 million to GIH

    GIH has received a research grant of SEK 4.3 million from The Knowledge Foundation. The grant will go towards research into disentangling the link between neighborhoods active lifestyles, and healthy ...

PublicationsPublications at GIH

All articles, reports, books and other documents published at GIH are searchable in our publication database DiVA.

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Research groupsGIH:s research groups and projects

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CollaborationCollaboration is a natural part of the education and research at GIH

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Contact GIHDo you want to get in contact with us?

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Outdoor studiesNordic Master in Friluftsliv

Are you interested in working with physical activity and/or tourism in green environments outdoors? Now you can study an international Nordic Master in Friluftsliv – Outdoor Studies – at GIH, the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.