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Study Sport management in 27 best institutions in Europe and other countries abroad: study fees, rankings, list of institutions

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Here's the list of 27 most trusted institutions where you can study Sport management in Europe and other countries abroad. You can browse the information about institutions listed below, the cost of the programs, rankings, photos, videos, reviews. Our specialist consultants are always here to help you choose the best school or university. FREE enrolment services into partner institutions, the number of places is limited.
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Higher education in sports management for foreign students

Education in the field of sports management in foreign universities is aimed at athletes (including those who are completing a career), as well as specialists who want to receive a specialized education in sports marketing, sponsorship, and give a new impetus to their professional career. 

Best courses and programs in sports management for foreign students

Programs include general subjects:

  • Finance
  • Micro and macroeconomics
  • Human resources management
  • Information Systems Administration
  • Strategic management.

More specific learning objectives include:

  • Studying the environment of sports organizations, functional areas, analytical tools
  • Mastering the skills of analysis, implementation of marketing, sponsorship strategies, launching, positioning new products
  • Formation of product, pricing policy
  • Mastering the basic tools of sports market research - qualitative, quantitative analysis, diagnostics
  • Studying analysis tools, assessing the role of digital communities, social media in sports
  • Mastering the basic marketing strategies for the internationalization of sports events.

Requirements for university entrants to study sports management:

  • Completed higher education in any discipline, Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Excellent English proficiency - TOEFL, IELTS (at least 7.5)
  • Experience in sports, in leadership positions in middle, senior management
  • An ability to demonstrate an active level of participation, interest in sports as a manager
  • High level of motivation
  • Flexibility in everyday tasks
  • High level of general education, culture
  • Ability to team work.

Professional opportunities for foreign students:

  • Sports marketing, sponsorship
  • Advertising, Brand Development / Branding
  • Organization of sports competitions 
  • Leadership, management 
  • Sports consulting
  • Sports Journalism
  • Event management, organization of large-scale events, events of any level, broad subjects.

TOP-10 universities that prepares professionals in the field of sports management

Higher education institution


Cost of education


Columbia University, School of professional studies (USA)

Master (MSc) Sports Management

$ 1830 / per point


CIES, International Center for Sports Studies (Switzerland)

International Master of Management, Law and Humanities

CHF 25000 / year

Real Madrid International School (Spain)

Master's degree in sports law

€ 16,500 / year


University of San Francisco (USA)

Master of Sport

$ 20,100 / year


Bond University (Australia)

Master of Sports Management

AUD 47853 / year


Sports Management School (Spain)

Master of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship

€ 9,700 / year


Glion Institute of Higher Education (Switzerland, UK)

BBA in the international hotel business

CHF 28450 / year


University of Peloponnese, International Olympic Academy in Greece (Greece)

Master of Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events

€ 3000 / semester


FH Kufstein Tirol, University of Applied Sciences (Austria)

Master of Sports, Cultural Events Management

€ 363 / semester


Russian International Olympic University (Russia)

Master of Sports Administration

$ 11400 / year

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