As of Thursday 1 October 2015, the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 17th edition (2016-2017) of the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport - 'FIFA Master' postgraduate course.
Organised by the CIES in partnership with De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchatel (Switzerland), the FIFA Master was created to promote management education within the sports world.
With over 90 per cent of our 415 FIFA Master graduates now working in the sports industry, the impact of the FIFA Master reaches across all continents and nations. Alumni work in organisations as diverse as, but not limited to, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), UEFA, AFC, CONCACAF, CAF, Major League Soccer (MLS), the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC), NBA, FC Juventus, FC Barcelona, Manchester City FC and the Sauber Formula 1 Team.
The FIFA Master was ranked No1 Postgraduate Sport Management programme in the World by Sport Business International Magazine in 2014 and has been ranked the leading course in Europe in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Please note that the deadline to apply for the 17th edition of the course is midday (12 noon) Central European Time on Friday 8 January 2016.