Partnership: Football Science Institute – Swedish Football Association

FSI is delighted to renew and expand our partnership with the Swedish Football Association to include education, scientific collaborations and internships.

We are delighted to extend our cooperation with FSI, a highly respected actor in football and sports science. To fulfil our mission to develop Swedish football we need to work with the best, says Per Widén (Swedish FA Technical Director)

In this partnership we will benefit from each other’s strengths, and it will enable us to create even better training courses and activities for our coaches and players on a national level, says Johan Svensson (Coach Educator Football Fitness at the Swedish FA).

In terms of training and education, this profesional alliance represents an important collaboration whereby FSI will assist by providing its academic-scientific structure. The Swedish FA professionals will have access to the online master courses that FSI has launched in the fields of medicine, physiotherapy, coaching and nutrition, also both institutions will collaborate in the development of joint research projects that will help to improve daily practice.

Thanks to our partnership with FSI we will have scientific exchanges and collaborations that I am sure will benefit the future development of Swedish football, says Dan Fransson (Swedish FA Research Coordinator).

This agreement will help us to create great synergies for the development and dissemination of scientific research projects, as well as for our students to experience and learn about the work within a national football team, says Jesús Olmo (Football Science Institute Co-Founder)

Football Science Institute graduate students will be able to apply for professional internships at the Swedish FA, with follow-up and guidance from the team’s staff. A truly unique opportunity in the field of online education which aims to enhance skills development, promoting employability and networking of FSI-accredited professionals.

FSI is very excited to renew our collaboration with the SFA and to be able to continue developing joint projects for the improvement of sports science in soccer, says Bernardo Requena (Football Science Institute, co-founder).