The highly acclaimed programme for sports industry leaders who are looking to strengthen their strategic thinking in the evolving world of global sports governance and access a unique network of influential business experts.
A unique academic programme that equips former international players with essential professional skills to achieve their ambition of successfully transitioning to a second career within football organisations.
Created 20 years ago, the International Sport & Event Management programme is widely recognised by sport industry professionals as a leading reference in their field, both nationally and internationally.
Organised by CIES and endorsed by FIFA, the FIFA Master is a one year postgraduate programme developing all-round managers who can cope with the increasingly complex world of sport. The programme was named as the leading postgraduate sports management course in the world by and independent sports industry survey in 2014 and the leading course in Europe in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018, based on its teaching quality, international appeal, graduate employability and alumni network.
This prestigious programme is composed of three modules taught at three different European universities, with the Humanities of Sport at De Montfort University (United Kingdom), Sports Management at SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy) and Sports Law at the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland). It combines a truly international and multi-disciplinary approach.
With more than 90% of our graduates working in the sports industry, the impact of the FIFA Master reaches across all sports, continents and nations.