Destinations

The Sports Business MBA takes its participants on a unique journey through inspiring Barcelona, the heartland of Lithuanian basketball Kaunas, and the vibrant cultural Berlin, host city of the 2022 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four.

Barcelona

 

FIRST IN-PERSON SESSION

Transfer of knowledge from Euroleague Basketball to students. Euroleague Basketball senior management staff will give lectures to the students, including a round table with Euroleague Basketball President & CEO Jordi Bertomeu.

 

WHERE: Euroleague Basketball Headquarters – Barcelona, Spain

WHEN: 13-17 September 2021

Euroleague Basketball

Kaunas

 

SECOND IN-PERSON SESSION

Transfer of knowledge from Vytautas Magnus University and Zalgiris Kaunas staff to students.The session will summarise the results of the first semester. Students will make the presentation of their term papers. Final Master Thesis topic selection will take place, including instructions on structure and research methods. Zalgiris Kaunas staff will demonstrate how a professional basketball team is managed.

 

WHERE: Vytautas Magnus University campus and Zalgirio Arena – Kaunas, Lithuania

WHEN: 10-14 January 2022

Vytautas Magnus University

Zalgirio Arena

Berlin 

THIRD IN-PERSON SESSION

Transfer of knowledge from industry leaders to students during the 2022 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four. A sports immersion 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.

 

WHERE: EuroLeague Final Four – Berlin, Germany

WHEN: 26-29 May 2022

Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin

Kaunas

 

FOURTH IN-PERSON SESSION

Viva and Diploma Ceremony. Students will defend their Final Master Thesis during a viva, before the Diploma Ceremony takes place.

 

WHERE: Vytautas Magnus University – Kaunas, Lithuania

WHEN: 16-20 January 2023

Vytautas Magnus University