Bachelor
Sportmanagement

Sport Management will provide you with the most important skills  to take on managerial responsibility and a wide range of consulting tasks in the sports industry. 

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You’ll be a rising star with a Bachelor's degree in Sport Management.

Are you active in professional sports or a passionate hobby athlete? Then you know how important it is to plan your professional future at an early stage after the end of your career. The IU University Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management  will help you lay the optimal foundation for your future career in the sports business. Whether as a technical expert, consultant or manager, you will be able to take on exciting management, sales and consulting jobs at the club and association level or in the professional and non-profit sector. You  will have the chance to organise complete sporting events, handle licensing rights, and be responsible for the entire range of sponsorships. 

In addition to the most important business skills, the IU University degree programme in Sport Management  will let you acquire specialist knowledge for your future work in management, consulting and leadership positions. The curriculum skilfully bridges the gap between theory and practice, which  means that you will gain knowledge in the science, law, ethics, and psycho-social aspects of sport while working with different target groups. Moreover, IU University will also offer  youprofessional specialisation options in the areas of tourism, hospitality, and events  in order to let you successfully gain a foothold in a wide variety of professional fields in the diverse sport industry. 

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Why you should study at IU

SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
The job market is constantly changing - studying with us gives you the perfect preparation for the business world.
OPTIMAL PROMOTION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Start out in the professional world without compromises - no problem with a degree from us.

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Sport Management are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

Sports marketing Manager

As an employee in sports marketing, you will market athletes, sporting events, and sport types, as well as products and services in the sports industry. It is an exciting field since it is estimated that the worldwide sales of sports and outdoor equipment amount to around 44 billion euros, and the trend is rising.

Club manager

As a club manager, you have a very wide range of tasks that vary depending mainly on the size of the club. You can work in general administration, member support, as well as in personnel and committee management. Tasks in the areas of budgeting, law and insurance, public relations, and marketing are all part of the club manager’s responsibilities. In professional sports, you are usually also responsible for the management of sports activities, for example, the engagement of players and coaches.  

Sponsoring project manager

As a sponsoring project manager, you plan, coordinate, and implement sponsoring measures. This involves coordinating the interests and services of sponsors and sponsorship providers. Possible employers include agencies as well as companies, sports associations, and clubs.  

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  • 100% online study - no compulsory attendance and optionally full or part-time 
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