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Connecting Researchers to engage with industry and society

This network was formed to foster future research collaborations. The goal is to connect researchers around the world and create a meeting point for researchers and practitioners.

Get in touch with us for the ERN22 conference board@esportsresearch.net

Connecting Researchers to engage with industry and society

This network was formed to foster future research collaborations. The goal is to connect researchers around the world and create a meeting point for researchers and practitioners.

Get in touch with us for the ERN22 conference board@esportsresearch.net

The Esports Research Network

Is a collaboration of international researchers fostering interdisciplinary research on the rapidly developing phenomenon of esports. Esports is global, digital and innovative with potential to drive new knowledge in every field of inquiry. We provide a platform for researchers to collaborate with each other and with industry stakeholders at the professional and grassroots levels. Esports represents an opportunity to develop new theory and create impactful solutions for the modern digital society.

Call for Proposals: Esports Research Network 2024: Where Worlds Collide

Call for Proposals Esports Research Network Conference 2024: Where Worlds Collide Conference Overview In anticipation of the 2024¬†League of Legends¬†World Finals in London, we are excited to announce the next Esports Research Network Conference, entitled ‚ÄėWhere Worlds...

Academic Esports Seminar at the University of Agder

In an era where digital landscapes are continually reshaping the way we learn, teach, and engage, the advent of academic esports stands at the forefront of educational innovation. Distinct from the realms of casual gaming and competitive esports, academic esports...

All people have proven their ability to compete at the highest level in esports. Including women. 

In this article by Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Lindsey Darvin, the complex question, why college esports teams in the United States are dominated by men, is portrayed under a lens of toxicity only. I think the complex issue of lacking gender diversity,...

Are you interested in being a Chapter Author or Reviewer for the “Handbook of Esports”?

Project Overview "Handbook of Esports" Past esports books focus on specific areas of esports (e.g., esports medicine, esports business/management, esports history, collegiate esports, etc.). A reference source is lacking in the literature that provides a broad...

Sustainable Esports in the Digital Society – ERN Conference 22

ERNC22 ‚ÄėSustainable Esports in the Digital Society‚Äô is the first in person conference for the Esports Research Network. While last year's event ‚ÄėHealth & Wellness in Esports‚Äô was forced to go online due to the pandemic, this year it is being held in J√∂nk√∂ping in...

Our Goals are to

Connect

researchers
around the world

Achieve

rigor and relevance in esports research

Teach

the next generation

Foster

diversity in esports

Create

a link to practitioners

Help

other researchers to enter esports research

Solve

essential problems in a
fitting way for esports
and the digitized society

Founding Institutions

Tampere University 

University of Siegen 

Jönköping University 

Founding Institutions

Tampere University 

University of Siegen 

Jönköping University