MBA Sports Management

Shape the future of sports management with an MBA at UE.

MBA Sports Management*

The rapidly growing global sports industry today demands qualified professionals and leaders who can make decision-oriented actions. The MBA in “Sports Management” at the University of Applied Sciences prepares students for leadership positions in the sports sector, encompassing both social and business aspects crucial for effective sports leadership. 

The MBA programme focuses on modern leadership concepts and communication strategies within the global sports landscape. We equip you with the principles of effective leadership and deep industry knowledge to drive organisational goals and champion strategic initiatives in the world of sports. Students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue leadership roles in all facets of the globally expanding sports industry

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Start | Language of Instruction

  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • English


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  • EU applicants standard: € 925 monthly
  • Non-EU applicants standard: € 12,332 yearly

Credits | Duration | Degree


  • Hybrid teaching in the 1st and 2nd semester
  • Work alongside your studies
  • Cooperation partners such as BVB and ALBA Berlin

As part of your MBA in Sports Management at UE, you will acquire all the essential skills you need for a successful future as a manager of sports events, organisations and clubs in 3 semesters. You can find a detailed overview of the programme content in the curriculum below or download it here.

global study
68% of students are employed before graduation, 93% find a job within 12 months of graduation.
International cooperations
At UE you are part of a large community of over 3000 students from more than 90 countries.
Applied research
Build up a global network through practical projects, internships and excursions with our cooperation partners.
Interdisciplinary research
You will be taught by professors and lecturers who bring their knowledge and experience directly from the field.

UE becomes official university partner of Borussia Dortmund

Since 1 July 2022, the University of Europe for Applied Sciences has been the first official university partner of one of the most renowned German football clubs in the world: Borussia Dortmund.

In addition to exclusive guest lectures and sporting events with BVB employees and BVB legends, the highlight of the partnership is a BVB scholarship that covers 100% of tuition fees.
ALBA Berlin Stadium

10 years of partnership with ALBA Berlin

The cooperation with ALBA Berlin has existed for over 10 years. This partnership offers our students the unique opportunity to gain insights into the world of professional basketball and benefit from the expertise of a leading sports club.

Through guest lectures, ticket raffles and joint projects, our students gain valuable experience and exclusive insights into the practice of sports management in a professional basketball club.

  • BVB Hochschul Partner
  • Alba Berlin
  • Kreissportbund Märkischer Kreis
  • Fitness & Co.
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  • Fussball logo
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  • Iserlohn Kangaroos logo

Basketball Spiel ALBA Berlin
Our MBA programme in Sports Management has been specially developed to meet the demands of the modern and dynamic labour market. We place great emphasis on equipping you with the skills to successfully master even the most demanding challenges.

Over the course of the programme, you will learn how to operate effectively in sports management, make complex strategic decisions and develop innovative solutions for the ever-changing sports industry. The programme is taught entirely in English to best prepare you for a career in international companies.

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