MSc – Sports Business Management – IUM

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Why choose this MSc Sports Business Management program?

Would you like to learn about sports management and discover a competitive sector offering a wide range of career opportunities? Join the MSc Sports Business Management and combine your passion for sport with the acquisition of marketable skills.

In recent years, sports management courses have become increasingly common in higher education establishments. However, few schools are as well placed as IUM to offer this specialization.

Indeed, Monaco is a unique place, as every year the principality is the scene of prestigious sporting events of international stature. For example, it hosts the F1 Grand Prix, the Monte-Carlo Rolex Tennis Masters and the Peace & Sportforum.

This is a real boon for students, as they will be able to experience these events from the inside, help organize them and put into practice all the knowledge they have acquired during their Masters. In 16 months, they will develop all the skills needed to thrive in the sports business management sector.

What is the MSc Sports Business Management program?

During the MSc Sports Business Management, you’ll learn all there is to know about sports event organization and sports management in general. You’ll also learn about the challenges of e-sport, a fast-growing field brimming with professional opportunities.

The MSc courses are taught by research professors and industry professionals from all over the world.

What is the diploma awarded by the MSc Sports Business Management?

By completing this course, you’ll obtain a Master of Science degree that will enable you to take up positions of responsibility in Monaco, France or anywhere else in the world.

You’ll also earn 120 ECTS credits and 50 US semester credits.

What are the career opportunities for the MSc Sports Business Management?

The MSc Sports Business Management trains students for a wide variety of positions and careers in the sports world. On graduation day, 75% of graduates have a job. While some remain in Monaco, others choose to work in Northern or Western Europe.

Main employers of MSc Sports Business Management graduates :

  • Adidas AG
  • Arsenal FC
  • Decathlon
  • Longines Global Champions Tour
  • Nike
  • Platinium Group
  • Swiss Triathlon Federation
  • Venturi
  • World Athletics

What are the admission requirements for the MSc Sports Business Management?

To apply for the MSc Sports Business Management at IUM, you need to have obtained a university diploma justifying 3 or 4 years of higher education. You must also provide proof of fluency in English. This could be an IELTS, Cambridge or TOEFL certificate.

You must also submit an application file containing the following documents:

  • cover letter ;
  • university diplomas and transcripts ;
  • Resume
  • photocopy of passport or identity card ;
  • identification photo ;
  • payment of application fees.

Is it possible to study abroad during the MSc Sports Business Management?

For some MSc programs, students can obtain a double-diploma. The first year of the Master’s program will be taken at the IUM in Monaco, while the second year will be taken at a host institution abroad.

You can also carry out your internship in a foreign company to gain valuable international experience.

Apply to the IUM Sports Business Management program


International Application

Every year, the IUM MSc Sports Business Management welcomes a large number of international students keen to experience Monaco. Do you live outside Monaco or France and would like to join the course or find out more about the MSc courses and career opportunities?


French application

French students can apply directly to the IUM MSc Sports Business Management program on the school’s website.

Program features

program type

This program prepares you for an MSc.

admission level

To apply, you need to have 3rd year undergraduate diploma.

back to school

The intake starts in autumn, in September or January.


This course is given in English.


This course can be taken at the Monaco campus.

Tuition fees*

The annual fee for this course is €24,400.

*International Student Pack: €490 mandatory fee for exclusive support services for international students.

Updated 21 January 2024