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Impacte i gestió d’esdeveniments esportius

Since the celebration of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games, the CEO-UAB has undertaken and supported a large number of research projects on the impact of the Barcelona Olympic Games. This research line, focused on the Olympic Games, has been widened to embrace the area of sport events management and impact.



  • Potentiate the role of CEO-UAB as a R+D centre that contributes to improve sport event management process in their community, and in particular, those linked to the institutions member of its governing body.
  • Develop and support research, training and outreach activities on methodologies and tools for managing information and knowledge to analyse the impacts of sport events in host societies, either based on own resources or building alliances with other research units.
  • Increase the awareness of public actors and event organisers on the importance and benefits of investing in event impact research.




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Experts de la UAB compareixen en la Comissió d’estudi de la candidatura olímpica i paralímpica dels Jocs Olímpics d’hivern Barcelona-Pirineus

Els investigadors del Centre d’Estudis Olímpics i de l’Esport de la UAB, Miquel de Moragas i Berta Cerezuela han comparegut com a experts en la Comissió no permanent d’estudi de la candidatura olímpica i paralímpica dels Jocs Olímpics d’hivern Barcelona-Pirineus creada per acord del Plenari del Consell Municipal de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona. La sessió, que […]

Presentació del Pla Estratègic del Llegat dels Jocs Mediterranis Tarragona 2017

Divendres 13 de maig de 2016, a les 11:30hores, a la sala d’actes de l’Ajuntament de Tarragona, va tenir lloc l’acte de presentació del Pla Estratègic del Llegat dels Jocs Mediterranis Tarragona 2017, l’elaboració del qual ha anat a càrrec del Centre d’Estudis Olímpic i de l’Esport de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. L’acte ha […]

Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs (1992-2002)

Miquel de Moragas; Miquel Botella (eds.) (2002): Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs (1992-2002). Barcelona: Centre d’Estudis Olímpics (UAB), Ajuntament de Barcelona, Editorial Planeta.   The book Barcelona: l’herència dels Jocs (1992-2002) offers a collection of studies and accounts of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games written on the 10th anniversary of the event and therefore offering a new […]

New project on legacy management for the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2017

CEO-UAB has been granted with a project to assist the organising committee of the Mediterranean Games Tarragona 2017 in the definition and implementation of the event legacy strategy. Tarragona was chosen in 2011 as host city of the 2017 Mediterranean Games, a sports contest organized within the framework of the Olympic Movement, with the recognition […]

Russian Federal University visit to CEO-UAB

On Monday 13 October CEO-UAB welcomed a group of 12 students and lecturers in sport management from the Russian Federal University and professional organisations. The group was visiting Barcelona as part of an international training with aim to learn about sport policies and practices in Catalonia and Spain, the organisation of Olympic Games and other […]

Visit from the Japan Sport Council regarding the Barcelona Olympic Legacy

CEO-UAB has welcomed a group of representatives from the Japan Sport Council when visiting Barcelona as part of a research into societal changes created by major sporting events. Japan will host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and has been host of major sport events such as the 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 2009 World Table Tennis […]

Miquel de Moragas talk on tourism in the post-olympic Barcelona at the Tourism in Tomorrow’s World (Feb 2014)

Miquel de Moragas Spà, Honorary Director of CEO-UAB, attended the Tourism in Tomorrow’s World, the first conference on tourism and hospitality held in Qatar from 23 to 24 February 2014.

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Findings on environmental practices in sport management in Catalonia

CEO-UAB and ICTA-UAB, presented the results of the research undertaken on the degree of implementing environmental standards in the sport industry, as well as the weaknesses and opportunities for environmental policies and practices applied to sports management. The presentation took place during the Conference on Sport and the Environment organized annually by the Barcelona Olympic […]

Berta Cerezuela at CESH 2013
The value of the intangible legacy of sport events

CEO-UAB contributed to the XVII International Congress of the European Committee for Sport History (CESH), held in Barcelona from 21 to 23 of November of 2013 organised by the Ramon Llull University. Berta Cerezuela, Head of Projects at CEO-UAB, raised some challenging issues to an auditorium with more than 60 sport historians on the need […]

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