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Stefano Martelli

Full Professor

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Academic discipline: SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication

Short Bio

Full Professor since 2001 in Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes, after have teached in other four Italian universities Stefano Martelli is member of the Department of Education Sciences at the "Alma Mater Studiorum"-University of Bologna; here he is leading research in Sociology of Sport and Exercise, such as on the socio-cultural aspects of major sporting events, especially communicative and educational aspects of Olympics, Paralympics and international football Championships; on exercise for health and well-being; on sport and religious pluralism; and on relational theory of society.

In 2008 Stefano Martelli founded and today is the chairperson of the SportComLab, a study and research Center about Sports Communication ( ), which is involved in projects of national and international research. He is the author of more than twenty books and a hundred of scientific articles, and he is the director of the Series "Sports, Body, Society" (ed. Franco Angeli, Milan).
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Dipartimento di Scienze Dell'Educazione "Giovanni Maria Bertin"
Via Filippo Re 6, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

You'll can find your Professor at the Department of 'Educational Sciences "Giovanni M. Bertin" (6, Filippo Re str.,  Bologna – 1st fl., 29th room). Office hours vary depending on the time of year: at the time lessons, the Professor receives his students in the lessons room, too. Also everyone can meet the Professor: please, write an e-mail to, so that you’ll have a date.