International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Fri. 09 December 2016

Only one month remaining to apply for 2017 start

The application deadline for the 18th edition (2017-2018) of the "FIFA Master" programme is fast approaching. Candidates must submit their completed online application by Friday 6th January 2017.

Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport - the "FIFA Master" was created to provide management education to the world of sport.

With over 90% of our 450 "FIFA Master" graduates now working in the sports industry, the impact of the programme reaches across all continents and nations. Our alumni are currently working for organisations as diverse as, but not limited to, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI),  UEFA,  AFC,  CONCACAF,  CAF,  Major League Soccer (MLS),  Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC),  NBA, FC Juventus, FC Barcelona, Manchester City FC and the Sauber Formula 1 Team.

Since it was first established, the "FIFA Master" has received numerous awards. It was ranked the top Postgraduate Sport Management programme in the world by Sport Business International magazine in 2014 and has been named the leading course in Europe in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by the same independent ranking.

Please note that the deadline to apply for the 18th edition of the course is Friday 6th January 2017, midday (12am) Central European Time.

Please click on this link to access in online application form

Yours in sport, 

The "FIFA Master" Team