Founding Institutions

Tampere University
Jönköping University
Siegen University

The Esports Research Network is a collaboration of various researchers fostering interdisciplinary research on the emerging phenomenon of esports. Esports is truly global and truly digital, therefore, esports can be utilized to research existing social issues and act as foresight into the digitised world. Research on esports can be seen as a future lab. Furthermore, in order to understand esports, it is necessary to research in-depth the social impact, the evolution of esports as well as the current and future role of esports in society. The goals of the Esports Research Network are to gain rigorous insights into esports, foster the sustainable growth of esports, shape the role of esports in the society and translate this knowledge to obtain cognition for the digitised world society is growing into.

We want to

Connect

researchers across discipline

Work

with industry & practicioners

Foster

diversity in esports

Solve

problems for esports & society

Latest from the Network

Latest podcast episode

Starcraft & Shopify Rebellion with TLO (Dario Wünsch)

Starcraft & Shopify Rebellion with TLO (Dario Wünsch)

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Esports Health & Well-Being Management: ERN Conference 2021 with Nico Besombes (Ep 25)

Esports Health & Well-Being Management: ERN Conference 2021 with Nico Besombes (Ep 25)

Nico Besombes, Vice Pres of French Esports, discusses the ERNConference on Esports Health & Well-being Management will be held online on Twitch and YouTube on December 9-10, 2021, and will bring together the scientific community from around the world and the professional esports industry.

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Weavr.tv : The future of (e)sports broadcasting with Anders Drachen & Florian Block (ep 24)

Weavr.tv : The future of (e)sports broadcasting with Anders Drachen & Florian Block (ep 24)

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