The Chair in Leisure and Knowledge is a project promoted by Santander Bank, focused on the acquisition, management, generation and transfer of specialist knowledge on the leisure phenomenon and the fields in which it manifests itselfs (culture, tourism, sport and recreation).
It is an instrument focused on research and training of experts and professionals in the field of leisure. Its actions are aimed at ensuring continuity in leisure research and it contributes to placing the “Leisure and Human Development” team within the international scientific community and enriching postgraduate training at the Institute of Leisure Studies.
In addition, the Chair is part of the structure that the Institute of Leisure Studies and the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences makes available to all citizens. It is devoted to giving back to society the advances made in the field of leisure knowledge in terms of social transfer that can result in the improvement of its welfare and quality of life.
Some of the actions carried out by the Chair include:
- OcioGune International Research Forum
- Research seminars
- OTIUM Network
- Resources (conference maps, scientific papers, bibliographical resources, Ociopodcast…)