date  MAR 15, 2021 

Application

process opens

date  JUL 31, 2021 

Application

deadline

date  SEP 6, 2021 

First Installment

payment

date  13 SEP, 2021 

First session in

Barcelona, Spain

date  FEB 19, 2022

Second Installment

Payment

date  20 JAN, 2023

Graduation

Ceremony

FAQ’s

You can apply by filling the information in the Apply Now section. You will then receive a phone call from the EB Institute. The registration process will continue in a Vytautas Magnus University dedicated webpage, where you will fill the application form and upload the required documents.
The Application Deadline is on the 31 July 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be processed.

Yes. The class is limited to 25 participants.

The tuition fee is €9.000, paid in two instalments. The tuition fee exclude travel, entry visa, accommodation and meal expenses as well as any additional costs derived from enrolment in the Sports Business MBA.

In order to receive the MBA diploma, you need to have an undergraduate degree.

The program has the duration of 16 months, over three academic semesters.

There are 4 in-person sessions. The first in-person session, in Barcelona, the second in-person session, in Kaunas, and the third in-person session, at the host city of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, will have a duration of 5 days each. The fourth in-person session, again in Kaunas, will a duration of 3 or 4 days.

There are 6 online modules that cover all major areas of: Sports Business, Marketing, Communication, Sports Management, Economics & Finance and Law & Governance. Each module is divided into 4 weekly topics, where you will have online lectures from Vytautas Magnus University Professors, Guest Academicians from La Salle URL, University of Bologna, University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne and Birkbeck University of London and industry experts. You will also have to complete weekly assignments, one end of module exam and a Euroleague Basketball case study, everything in a period of 5 weeks.

The case studies are group works. In each module Euroleague Basketball tutors from different departments prepare practical case study for your group to solve and answer.

You will live a sports and entertainment immersion experience featuring four days behind the scenes of one of the largest sports events in the world, listening to presentations from a selection of industry leaders representing companies such as ACB, adidas, AEG, ESL, ESPN, European Club Association, Forum Club Handball, IMG Media, NBA, New Era, Spalding, Special Olympics, Turkish Airlines, Twitter.

You will have around 6 months to prepare the Final Master Thesis. For each student it will be appointed one Module Leader Supervisor, which will provide consultations during this period.

Immediately after you receive the Sports Business MBA Diploma. Meanwhile, during the program you will meet with some alumni from the EB Institute network. The Alumni Dinner during the Final Four is one of these opportunities.

Euroleague Basketball has already a long history of providing internships to both current students and Alumni. It has also created internship opportunities in other sports organisations and partners, such as clubs, leagues, federations or media organisations. This does not mean that everyone gets an internship as they will depend not only from availability but also from your commitment and performance during the program.

By enrolling in this program, you will be equipped with all the necessary tools to become a professional in a broad range of sporting companies, organisations and endeavours, including clubs, leagues, international and national federations, sports marketing agencies, sponsors, technology providers and media outlets, to name a few.

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