Call for Papers


This “call for abstracts” is directed to researchers of all disciplines. The 9th International Sport Business Symposium calls for research papers directly related to the business of the Olympic Games, the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games, as well as prior and future Olympic, Youth, and Paralympic Games.

Papers about Olympic media, legacy, tourism, consumers, organizations, finance, economics, environment, Paralympics, politics and other Olympic-related topics are welcome. Everything related to legacy and sustainability is in particular welcome.

The official language for abstracts and the symposium is English.

An abstract (max. 600 words) and a one page Curriculum Vitae should be submitted via email:

Deadline is April 15th, 2017 => confirmation of acceptance April 30th 2017
Final Deadline is May 30th 2017 => confirmation of acceptance June 30th 2017

Please, send your abstract to Prof. Dr. Holger Preuss, E-mail:

There will be a double blind review process of the abstracts. Acceptance will be announced as soon as possible to allow you to book flights early. Abstracts or any full papers sent via electronic mail by January 15th, 2018 will appear in the official Symposium Proceedings.


This time there also is a possibility submit full papers to a special issue “Olympic Games and Legacy” in Journal of Global Sport Management.
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2018. Further informatoin can be found here.