study at GIH


Are you interested in sports and health? Your career starts at GIH, Sweden’s top center for knowledge in sports, physical activity and health. Here you can become a teacher in physical education, sport coach, sport manager or a sports and health scientist. We offer complete programs as well as single subject courses on basic, advanced, or research level.

Are you interested in the areas of sport, physical activity, and health?

See the single-subject courses we offer right now on basic, advanced, or research level.

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

Students who are citizens of countries outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are in general required to pay application and tuition fees for studies in Sweden.

Free mover studentsSingle subject courses

In general, all classes are given in Swedish except for some single courses, mainly at master’s level/second cycle. The single subject courses run from a few weeks to a full semester.

Free mover students, that is applicable students without a partnering university agreement, send their applications to single subject courses at GIH using the university admissions portal

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The gih librarySweden's only specialist library of sports, physical education and health