Masters in Spain
Best Masters in Sport Management in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2022.
of students one year after finishing the programme.
8 out of 10 students come from abroad.
Our Professional Master’s in sports management, “International Sports Management”, designed and executed by ESBS European Sport Business School and the Valencia CF Foundation Training Centre (MBA Valencia CF), is a master’s programme that can be taken in various formats: onsite, hybrid, or online, in Spanish or English.
A master’s programme born from the sports industry in 2009, positioning itself as one of the most recognised and valued sports management programmes in Spain, named Best Master’s in Sports Management in Spain in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2022, as well as being among the three best sports management programmes in Europe in 2018 and 2022, according to the specialist ranking of the British publication SportBusiness.
On-site, Online, Hybrid
postgraduate programmes in sport management 2018 & 2022
Through case studies and academic visits
Labour insertion programme
Personalised mentoring for labour insertion
Programme aimed at:
People with a university degree who wish to acquire the necessary qualification for the direction and management of sports organisations, facilities, and events.
You'll be able to work in:
Your own company
Sports events management
Sports facility management
Sports club management
Jorge CollESBS European Sport Business School
CEO & Founder at ESBS |Marketing and Sponsorship Sports Advisor| University Lecturer.
Juan de Dios CrespoRuiz-Huerta & Crespo Abogados
Sports Lawyer | One of the best sports lawyers in Spain and Top 10 lawyer by Chambers and Partners.
Alberto TalaveraAsociación Española de Gerentes de Golf (AEGG)
General Manager of the Spanish Association of Golf Managers (AEGG) | +20 years of experience in sports management and facilities management.
Journalist. 10+ years as Professor of Personal Marketing and Public Speaking Master. Former news anchor.
CEO of Encom
Antonio BolañosESBS European Sport Business School
Lecturer at ESBS | Former General Manager at Volvo Ocean Race
Pedro MalabiaLaLiga | Spanish Football League
Women´s Football Director at LaLiga Spain.
Sports broadcaster for Eurosport Spain and Eurosport International. Writer, podcaster and columnist.
Pablo PerniaValencia Ricardo Tormo Circuit
Communication Director at Ricardo Tormo Circuit.
Ana CortésRuiz-Huerta & Crespo Abogados
Sports Lawyer at Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo | Sports Lawyer University Lecturer at ESBS.
General Manager Altafit Valencia & Altafit Arena & Altafit Ruzafa.
Juan Crespo Ruiz-HuertaRuiz-Huerta & Crespo Abogados
Sports Law Consultant at Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo Lawyers | Sports Law Coordinator at ESBS
Albert ValeroTour-Sport Promociones Deportivas
Director de Marketing en Tour-Sport Promociones Deportivas
Borja ErolesValencia CF
International Sport Development & Events Manager at Valencia CF
Alexey KirichekBotev Plovdiv
Experienced Business Leader | Solid history of generating new business opportunities
Daniel GómezSports Marketing | Creative Marketing Director | Athlete’s Manager
Sports Marketing | Creative Marketing Director | Athlete's Manager
Daniela NegredaDaniela Negreda Consultant
Franco SegarraValencia CF
Gonzalo Alvarez NöltingSoft skills & final year project
Consultant, Facilitator and Trainer
Jorge Martínez BernalKATAPULT SPORTS
Advisor | Event Management | Global Sport Industry | Founder of GSport.MX
José Manuel Espejo MorenoFootball Promotions (Scotland) Ltd
Director at SIMPLY THE FIRST SL
Juan Luis GarrigósGARRIGÓS&LLOPIS CONSULTORES ASOCIADOS
Director del área de Recursos Humanos
Kevin Vinuesa VadilloPinedaSport
Sports Marketing and Management Consultant | Sponsorship, Events and Digital
Mauro XesteiraLas Naves
Manager of Col·lab: public accelerator for triple impact startups / Innovative Entrepreneurship Senior Officer at Valencia City Council through Las Naves Public Foundation / Lecturer: innovation and entrepreneurship
Miguel Torró NadalVillarreal CF
Estrategia Digital / Comercial en Villarreal CF
Paolo TorchettiRuiz-Huerta & Crespo Abogados
Football lawyer representing players, clubs, agents, federations and executives world wide.
- Module I.
The sports industry. Strategic Management in Sport Organisations (6 ECTS)
- Module II.
Internationalisation and legal aspects in sport (6 ECTS)
- Module III.
Operations: sustainable management of sports facilities and events (12 ECTS)
- Module IV.
Financial management in sports organisations (6 ECTS)
- Module V.
Human resources (6 ECTS)
- Module VI.
Sports marketing (6 ECTS)
- Module VII.
Communication in sports organisations (6 ECTS)
- Module VIII.
Entrepreneurship and innovation in sport (6 ECTS)
- Module IX.
Final thesis project (6 ECTS)
- Optional Module.
Internships in sports organisations
Get to know yourself - We get to know you
During the first three months, we will study, analyse, and work on your professional profile through the Labour Insertion department.
300 hours of direct contact with the industry through 3 formulas:
The ideal opportunity to get to know the industry and expand your network of contacts. From "point 0" you will be able to volunteer to gain professional experience.
We will help you to gain work experience in a sport organisation.
You can work in an international sports organisation or, if you prefer, you also work in your home country outside of Spain. 15% of our students get work experience abroad.
- You must complete at least 300 hours of professional experience in the industry.
- You can choose any of the above three formulas or also do them simultaneously, your choice!