Academy of Sport - Acadamaidh Spòrs Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann


Welcome to the website of the University of Edinburgh's Academy of Sport. An independent observatory on the world of sport.

Senior Vice-Principal's message

Welcome to the Academy of Sport at the University of Edinburgh.

Our history

Building upon a remarkable heritage of involvement with sport dating back to at least 1591, the Academy of Sport, established in 2014, was born from a desire to serve communities locally and globally.

Our vision

That sport is recognized for excellence in research, education and advocacy that transforms lives and makes a difference to society.

Our structure

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The Academy of Sport is formally housed within Moray House School of Education and Sport.

Frequently asked questions about the Academy of Sport

See the 'About the Academy of Sport' PDF below for answers to some of the questions you might have.