The Institute of Sports Science (IfS) guarantees financial and administrative support and will help to find additional sponsors. Moreover, the organising team includes a student seminar group that is composed of 20 students. They will help in carrying out all tasks related to the conference.
FISPO is a registered association that supports the Institute of Sports Science. Its members are mostly aluminus who want to remain in contact with their former alma mater. Particularly, FISPO supports research, education and university sports.
Since 1924, the Universitätsbund Tübingen supports research both materially and ideational. As the largest support association at the University of Tübingen, it supports science, research, teaching and learning together with its members, partners and associates.
The European Association for Sociology of Sport (eass) is a non-profit organization with the purpose of promoting social sciences and social research in sport at the European level and to offer scientific advice to European institutions such as the EU and the Council of Europe.
International Sociology of Sport Association:
The sociology of sport, while grounded in sociology, has always been much more of a social science of sport. In addition to sociology, work in the field encompasses history, political science, human geography, anthropology, social psychology and economics. Also, the new off-shoots of sociology such as, cultural studies, media studies, and gender studies, are well represented in the field.