The study for professional athletes and every sports enthusiasts!

Our Certificate in Sport Management prepares students for a leadership position in professional sports.

Besides their own practical experience, for example as a professional or competitive athletes, it is essential at the present time to bring far-reaching expertise. For these reasons, the European Sport Management Academy has created a specifically tailored to active or former professional athletes online degree program.


Based on the principle of "blended learning" (transmitting teaching materials through various channels) important content from the areas of management, marketing, communications, law and sports psychology conveys.

In addition to course-related, high-quality scripts, the student has the opportunity to lectures online contemporary and flexible to follow the online campus, - and then, if it permits its time. The special "spice of life", the additional presence dates with top speakers from sport and business. About this workshop, the bridge between theory and practice is hit, and first valuable networks formed.

An especially valuable element of our study concept represents the course-related mentoring. Thus, each student or each student will be provided a suitable mentor. The mentor is for inquiries of any kind available and accompanies the students with advice and assistance, including care of the housework and the exam preparation.

Our Sports Management -Studienprogramm extends over 2 semesters or 12 months. The exams for the title "Certified Sport Manager" include self-making of a household and a three-hour exam that covers all content Lecture topics. Of course, the certificate is recognized with ECTS points and therefore represents a good basis for a continuing Bachelor, Master or MBA.

Blended Learning, Learning, detached from time and place

Enjoy maximum flexibility through our Online Campus

As a professional athlete or an ambitious athlete, you have a tight schedule, which is characterized by training, competition and recovery times. A "normal" study with solid Lecture plan and regular presence appointments therefore is incompatible with the life of elite athletes usually.

The study at the ESM ACADEMY adapts precisely this reality of sportsmen and enables flexible, simple and yet competent to an internationally oriented education to become a certified sports manager.


Tailored to the everyday life of a top athlete

Experience lecture live
Follow the online-based lecture live on your PC, laptop or tablet's screen. No matter where you are. You can interact with the instructor (via headset, or microphone on your computer) or to talk with your fellow students. Multimedia content can be shared and discussed on the screen.
The ESM ACADEMY familiar here on the market leaders: Cisco WebEx

See lecture time lag
No time or lecture missed?
No problem. All lectures will be archived and can be accessed by you easily: When and where you want!

The script, the lecture in writing
Of course you will get all the lectures in advance the appropriate script in printed version. Here the lecture is deepened and the material treated again writing optimal.

The presence dates and workshops - the icing on the cake
What would all the theory without a depression in practice. In the workshops of the ESM ACADEMY (the premium study included) are prominent business leaders, sports manager or managers of professional clubs have their say. Here the theoretical know-how in practice.

Blended Learning - what does this mean?

Already more than 10 years Sauter and Bender have published a now virtually still unchanged valid definition.

"Blended Learning is an integrated learning concept that with the currently available networking opportunities via the internet or intranet connection, classic 'learning methods and media in a meaningful learning arrangement optimally uses. It allows learning, communicate, inform and knowledge management, divorced from time and place, in combination with experience, role play and personal encounters in traditional classroom training. "
Source: Efficient integration of e-learning and classroom training, Sauter and Bender 2004, p 68

Program taught in:
  • German
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Oct 2019
2 semesters
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