Zuhörer in einem Gaming-Konferenzraum
The University of Applied Management is strengthening the position of eSports in Germany and following the examples set by Sweden and South Korea. It is the first university in Germany to offer a bachelor's degree program in eSports Management.

The Formula 1 eSports Series is particularly popular with young Formula 1 fans.
Formula 1 has been running the Formula 1 eSports Series since 2017. In the meantime, eleven million people are watching - and sometimes F1 drivers are also racing. The Corona year 2020 accelerated the growth and revealed the strengths of the virtual racing series.

eSports has long been a billion-dollar market - but what is really important to eSports enthusiasts and eSports consumers? In the survey "eSports - The future of Sports" ISPO Open Innovation has identified connecting points for companies and brands. The complete study is available as a free download.

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Gaming and eSports have long since arrived in the middle of society in Germany. A representative survey by the digital association Bitkom on gaming behaviour in 2019 confirms this. However, gamers are also critical of their medium: Especially when it comes to the role of women.