The MBA Master’s degree in Sports Management combines a unique exposure to Real Madrid, academic excellence, real practical cases and a vast network of contacts in the sports industry.


The objective of the MBA - Master’s Degree in Sports Management is to train management professionals in the world of sports


Graduates who wish to focus their professional careers on sports management, professionals in the field of sports who wish to update their knowledge, professionals from other fields of knowledge who wish to enter the sports world, or professional athletes who, having retired from competition, aspire to continue in the sports arena as managers.

Key aspects

  • Chosen Best Master’s Degree In Sports Management in Spain in El Mundo newspaper’s 2017 ranking.
  • Chosen one of the 10 Best Masters in Sports Management in Europe by Sports Business Magazine in 2017.

In recent years, the sport has become a discipline that has expanded beyond its previously defined boundaries, thus increasing the need for specialized professionals in the various areas associated with the world of sport and sports organizations. The MBA - Master’s Degree in Sports Management is taught 100% in English and provides specific training in the field of sports management.

This MBA primarily consists of ten modules on company management, followed by a cross-disciplinary module on management skills.

The program contains a segment that specializes in sports and focuses on marketing, management and the operation of sports facilities.

The international nature of this program will enable students and sports managers to obtain the broadest possible perspective on all existing sports management models, not only in Spain but also beyond our borders, thanks to the participation of a top-class international faculty. This educational commitment will exponentially improve the scope and professional possibilities of our students.

The MBA Master’s degree in Sports Management combines a unique exposure to Real Madrid, academic excellence, real practical cases and a vast network of contacts in the sports industry.


During the master, we will underline three main aspects that will help the student for their personal and professional development. The group will have specific monthly sessions about:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Coaching
  • Ongoing Talent (experiences to have a better positioning in the selection processes)
  • Learning by living, transmission of values and skills through sport.
  • Sports volunteering.

During the program, students will come into contact with all the areas in the city where Real Madrid is present (facilities, sporting venues, organizational and management institutions, etc.), as well as with the Fundación Real Madrid. And that’s not all; students will also gain firsthand insight into other facilities and management models through visits to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Ciudad Deportiva Real Madrid (Real Madrid Training Complex), Ciudad del Fútbol de la RFEF(Soccer City of the Royal Spanish Football Federation), Caja Mágica (Madrid Open Tennis Stadium), Palacio de los Deportes (Indoor Sports Arena), and other spaces intended for leisure and entertainment run by both public and private organizations.

Students may participate in a trip to New York City with other students of the Real Madrid Graduate School. The trip will include visits to the headquarters of important sports leagues such as NBA, MLS, and NHL, major venues like Madison Square Garden, and marketing companies such as Octagon.

This is one of the best experiences a Sports Management student can have, both from a managerial and an operational viewpoint since they will receive hands-on learning and apply the knowledge they have gained throughout their studies.


MODULE 1.- General Management
MODULE 2.- Finance

MODULE 3.- Sports Facility Management and Operation

MODULE 4.- Marketing and Communications

MODULE 5.- Managerial Skills and Human Resources

MODULE 6.- Specialization in Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Sports

MODULE 7.- Specialization Branch B - Marketing and Communications (*)

MODULE 8.- Specialization Branch C - Sports Facility Operation (*)

MODULE 9.- Internship

MODULE 10.- Master's Thesis

(*) Of the four specializations student has to choose three. The Module VI Specialization Branch D – Sports Law, it is available to campus based in the afternoon in Spanish.


The admissions process for Universidad Europea Graduate School programs can take place at any time during the year, although enrollment on any graduate program will depend on the availability of places.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)
  • Spanish

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Last updated May 30, 2019
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