Founded in 2010, the Sports Management School is a business school entirely dedicated to sports management. Through its different campuses - Paris, Lausanne, Barcelona, Rabat, Rome and Cairo - Sports Management School has an international identity and mindset that emphasises the global perspective of sports business. Our ambition is to train our students to become sports business professionals and managers with a global vision.
The Sports Management School is supported by an extensive network of partners in the sports environment: sports organisations / sports governance, sports marketing players, sports product manufacturers and retailers... all of whom strongly support our school through internships, workshops, consultancy projects, charity events or pro bono teaching. The school is owned by Planeta Formation & Universities, the academic division of Grupo Planeta, a multinational family business that is not listed on the stock exchange.
Our key figures!
+1,200 alumni worldwide
+750 students enrolled worldwide
+400 business partners worldwide
93% of graduates work in the sports industry
72% of students find a job before graduation
+70 faculty members heavily involved in research and teaching
14% of our graduates are entrepreneurs
5 campuses: Paris, Lausanne, Barcelona, Rabat, Rome and Cairo. Two other campuses are scheduled to open in Rome and Miami.
To respond to the growing transformation and change in the sports industry and market environment, the Sports Management School offers a full range of programmes - from Bachelor to MBA and Master of Science - delivered in a variety of formats: face-to-face, blended or online. Designed in partnership with key players in the sports industry, the SMS programmes are perfectly suited to the current and future needs of employers. Beyond its academic excellence, our school offers students the fastest way to evolve in the sport business ecosystem. Our pure player positioning and our business model are both unique, thanks to our international outreach and our unparalleled portfolio of programmes.
Why study at Sports Management School
A business school specialising in sports business
A "glocal" vision of sports management education
International influence, a pillar of our strategic position
Students are at the centre of the learning process
Individual and tailor-made follow-up of each student
A strong and reliable global network of business partners
A culture of academic excellence
Focus on student development through personal and professional achievement
An open-minded attitude to foster inclusion and diversity
A faculty that combines functional expertise with a strong sense of sport business