MSc in Sports Business Management at International University of Monaco

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Master of Science (MSc)
Required: Bachelor’s degree
September or January
16-month program
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This challenging study program gives students the fundamental tools, skill sets, and insights, required to understand the different Sports Industries worldwide. 

Monaco is a unique place for international sports events. Students will benefit from a unique hands-on approach by participating in the numerous world-class sports events in Monaco: the F1 Grand Prix, the E-Prix, the Monte-Carlo Rolex Tennis MastersSportel, or the Peace & Sportforum, to name a few.

They will work on concrete issues and practice what they learn, applying the knowledge acquired in class to real-world challenges

They will learn from the best academic researchers on Sports Management, from the US to China, and the new trends in Sport & Entertainment and Esports.

Master of Science in Sports Business Management Highlights

  • The strength we draw from the cultural diversity and dynamism of Monaco, sets us apart from other schools. The country is your campus and IUM gives you access to it all. Immerse yourself in business from day one, Monaco offers unparalleled successful companies that work right on our doorstep.
  • Sports, culture and festivities as part of everyday life, as well as numerous international events and conferences.
  • Unique collaboration and partnership with well-known established institutions: Automobile Club of Monaco for F1Electric and Historical Grand PrixRolex Tennis MastersFerrariAS Monaco Football Club, Sportel.
  • A dedicated Career Coach.
  • Global networking with students and alumni from all over the world.
  • 2 intakesSeptember and January
  • 16-month program
  • 60 US Semester Credit (120 ECTS Credits).

Why join the MSc in Sports Business Management of the International University of Monaco?

A Master of Science (MSc) in Sports Business Management at International University of Monaco can offer a comprehensive education in the sports industry, including business, management, and marketing strategies, as well as a focus on international and global perspectives. The program can prepare students for leadership positions in the sports industry, and provide opportunities for networking and hands-on experience through internships and real-world projects. Additionally, the location in Monaco provides access to a thriving sports community and numerous networking opportunities with industry leaders.

Sports management is a competitive, exciting, and rewarding field that offers many surprising career paths

Business Insights – Ferrari


What makes the MSc in Sports Business Management in Monaco different from other sport-related programs?

Monaco is a unique place for international sports events. During your Master’s program in Sports Business Management, you will work on concrete issues and practice what you learn, applying the knowledge acquired in class to real-world challenges, focusing on a sports event and venue management. On top of that, you will learn from the best academic researchers on Sports management, from the US to China, and the new trends in Sports & Entertainment and E-sport. You will benefit from a unique hands-on approach by participating in Monaco’s numerous world-class sports events: the F1 Grand Prix, the E-Prix, the Monte-Carlo Rolex Tennis Masters, Sportel, and the Peace & Sports forum, to name a few.

Do I need to provide an English test proficiency for my application?

We accept three different English tests:

• IELTS: 6.0

• TOEFL: 79

• Cambridge: C level (advance Cambridge) If you already have one, please upload it during the application process. Otherwise, no worries, you will have time until the beginning of classes to provide it.

Does IUM support the research of the internship?

Through Career Services, MSc students can count on personalized support throughout the career orientation and job search processes: tailored tools to successfully enter the job market and have the chance to meet major employers in Monaco and abroad. It organizes the annual International Business Days, where companies look for suitable profiles.

This challenging study program aims to give students the skills and expertise to compete in the sports industry.


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75% of graduates are employed on graduation day

Class of 2020

Top Employers

Adidas AG – Arsenal FC – AS Monaco FC – Be Fit Monaco – Benha University – Chabibeh Sporting Club – Colombianitos – Decathlon – Doc Wayne Youth Services – International Association of Athletics Federations – Ekin Sport – Ferrari – Fit n fast – HAWI Sports Management LLC – Herculis Monaco Samsung Diamond League – , International Equestrian Federation – Laureus World Sports Award – Longines Global Champions Tour – Monaco Formula One Grand Prix – Monaco Mediax Sportel – Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters – Monaco Mediax – Mouratoglou Tennis Academy – Nascar – Nice Cactus – Nike – Octagon – Pantaenius Assurance Yachts – Peace and Sport – Platinium Group – Right Formula – SlumSoccer – Swiss Federation of Triathlon – Transcend Media Group – Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) – Venturi – Williams Racing- World At Play – World Athletics.

Geographic AreasCount of Professional Area by Region
Northern Europe29%
Western Europe57%
IndustriesCount of Company Industry
Media, Advertising & Entertainment in Sports67%
Fashion, Watches, Accessories17%
Consumer Staples/FMCG 17%

Admissions and Fees of the Master of Science in Sports Business Management

We strive to select a diverse student body, one that not only reflects a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and nationalities but a wide range of personal interests and professional ambitions. we seek applicants with high potential from all over the world who wish to share their talent and dreams with their community.

Admission Criteria

  • A 3 or 4-year university degree
  • Proof of English proficiency

Upload the required documents

  • Letter of motivation
  • University degrees and official transcripts
  • CV
  • Passport or ID card photocopy
  • ID picture
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge)
  • 80€ application fees
  • Letter of recommendation is not mandatory


  • Face to face
  • Phone interview
  • Video call interview
    The Admission jury meets once per month.


Prices below are for information only;

Full program tuition (September intake): 24,400€.

January intake tuition: 14,700€.

In addition, all students pay the annual Student Association Fee of 175€, and the IUM for Life Fee of 650€ that gives lifelong access to Alumni services.


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In Their Own Words

Student Testimonial: Leia Schwartz

Monaco is the best place for students pursuing a career in the Sports World.

Desislava Peycheva

Business Manager at Right Formula, Class of 2018

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Updated 3 July 2023