Apply to the FIFA Master

CRITERIA FOR APPLYING

The FIFA Master seeks to attract a diverse profile of applicants, those who exhibit a variety of skills and accomplishments.  This is in contrast to some courses which target one standard candidate profile.  In order to create the most stimulating environment possible for all postgraduates, we consciously select a complementary student body, one that not only reflects a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and nationalities, but a wide range of personal interests and professional ambitions.

The common characteristics of our postgraduates are demonstrated by leadership potential and a capacity to thrive in a rigorous academic environment.

All prospective candidates must:

  • Have completed a full course of university study in any discipline and successfully obtained a degree by the application date;
  • Have an excellent command of English, TOEFEL minimum score of 100 Internet based test or IELTS minimum score of 7.5 (or demonstrate a level of proficiency);
  • Have previous work experience;
  • Have an international outlook;
  • Be able to demonstrate an active level of involvement/interest in sport (not just as a participant but in the administration/management of sport);
  • Be motivated and determined to succeed;
  • Be flexible and able to meet the challenges of the course;
  • Have an extensive general knowledge and culture;
  • Be able to work in a group (group work is a key part of the course);
  • Recommended but optional: submit score from the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or GRE;

Failure to fulfil any of the above criteria will mean that your application will not be taken into consideration.

 

The application deadline for the 19th Edition (2018-2019) of the FIFA Master is now over.

Submitted applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The selection process will take around 3-4 months.
 
Applications for the 19th Edition of the FIFA Master will no longer be accepted under any circumstances.
 
For those of you who would like to apply in the future, the online application form for the 20th Edition of the FIFA Master (2019-2020) will be available as of October 2018.
 
Many thanks for your interest in our course.
 
Yours in sport,
 
The FIFA Master Team
 
The FIFA Master - International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport is organized by the CIES in partnership with De Montfort University (Leicester, UK), SDA Bocconi School of Management (Milan, Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel. In 2017 the FIFA Master was ranked as the No.1 course in Europe for the fifth time by the SportBusiness International global rankings.