12 months
27080 EUR/year
27080 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Thanks to this Professional Master in Football Business from Football Business Academy, students will be prepared to start their provided internship (Module 3) where they will be able to use their acquired skills and contacts, get a foot in the industry and learn first-hand how it works.

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The 12 months in the Professional Master in Football Business from Football Business Academy are divided into 4 modules. In order to deliver the best football business leaders of tomorrow, we believe it is essential for our Candidates to gain knowledge of the football industry across all three dimensions:

  • the past, as a cultural sensibility is essential to understand the origins and (recent) history of the sport;
  • the present, in order to discover all football stakeholders and analyse the best practices;
  • the future, because in this ever moving industry, it is crucial to come with an innovative mind, with new ideas and solutions to better address today’s key issues and develop tomorrow’s opportunities.

Combine knowledge with participation at Soccerex events

Finally, the fourth module combines a Student Business Project with additional industry specifics for Candidates to expand their knowledge of. 

The SBP will be sanctioned by one of our Partner Network members and will give Candidates the opportunity to work in teams on a real project given by a football club, federation, or other football-related organization, thereby allowing them to keep moving forward into the football industry.

Online program, an innovative way of learning

The FBA is based on a model of eLearning for Modules 1 and 2, resulting inseveral direct advantages for our Candidates while maintaining all the advantages

of a physical program:

  • Flexibility

Possibility to learn from any place at any time via our virtual campus, and hence have more time to prepare the transition.

  • Savings

Reducing the overall investment by taking living/relocation costs out of the equation and being able to work simultaneously.

  • Globalization

Being part of a truly international class.

  • Excellence

Following courses given by the best international Professors and Guest Lecturers, as they themselves are also not limited by time or location in order to share their knowledge and insights.

  • Personalization

4 to 10 live videoconferences every week to interact with Candidates, Professors, and Guest Lecturers.

  • Network

Contact Candidates, Professors and administration at any time directly via our dedicated platform.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global History of Football
  • Law in Football
  • Political Economy of Football
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Financial Strategy in Football
  • Stadium Operations (Powered by ESSMA)
  • Women's Football Development
  • Sponsorship and Partnership
  • Marketing and Digital Era
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Internationalization of Football
  • Football Governance
  • Leadership in Football
  • Fan Engagement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree or a minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • A good level of conversational English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27080 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27080 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27080 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27080 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • 30000 CHF

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Professional Master in Football Business
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