International Master in Sports Law, LLM

International Master in Sports Law, LLM

  • Fecha de inicio

    Octubre

  • Idiomas

    Inglés

  • Precio

    18800€

  • Duración

    October to July

  • ects

    60

  • modalidad

    Presencial

  • Campus

    Alcobendas

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Real Madrid Graduate School Universidad Europea’s Master in Sports Law, LLM is aimed at law graduates from all around the world who want to develop their professional careers in the field of international sports law

Real Madrid Graduate School Universidad Europea’s Master in Sports Law, LLM is aimed at law graduates from all around the world who want to develop their professional careers in the field of international sports law. The program offers students a solid knowledge of the organization of sports, their rules and regulations and their dispute resolution mechanisms.
The program allows students to acquire the necessary knowledge to work in international federations, law firms, sports clubs, professional leagues, anti-doping organizations and sports representation agencies.

The Master in Sports Law LLM, developed by a committee of experts, is structured in such a way as to allow the student to gradually immerse themselves in the sports law world, starting with a general overview of international sports institutions and their rules and regulations before moving towards more detailed study of specific issues surrounding sports law.

All our professors and lecturers are involved in international sports law activities, something that allows our students to get a true vision of professional practice as international lawyers, sport arbitrators, football club managers and leaders. Using the experience of our lecturers, the academic methodology focuses on a practical approach, with candidates studying leading cases on sports law, taking part in moot courts, and getting involved in forums and discussions with fellow students and professors, creating strong professional links.

In addition, the master degree offers the chance to visit public and private institutions, both national and international, such as the Spanish Professional Football League, FIFA, UEFA, IBU, FEI and the Court of Arbitration for Sports.

Students benefit from the wide network of agreements with international law firms, institutions and international federations to carry out their internships, including Real Madrid C.F which offers a limited number of places for students within Real Madrid’s Legal Department.

Acerca del International Master in Sports Law, LLM

  • A specific academic program designed by an expert committee for the best academic achievement.
  • A modern study methodology with a practical emphasis that promotes professional relationships between students and lecturers
  • All the lecturers and professors are involved in International sports law activities.
  • Visits to sports institutions such as FIFA, UEFA, Court of Arbitration for Sports. 
  • Chance to complete internships in the legal department at Real Madrid C.F (the club offers a limited number of placements) or in international law firms, institutions and international federations, such as Ruiz Huerta y Crespo, Laffer, Sportia Law, and the International Triathlon Union.

The International Master in Sports Law, LLM, is an excellent opportunity for graduates with a background in law, seeking a solid specialization in a postgraduate degree with a high potential of employability, and for lawyers wishing to expand their professional horizons.

A good command of English and a degree in law are required. Candidates will have to pass an interview intended to assess their profile and acceptance in the program.

MODULE I. ORGANIZATION OF SPORT INSTITUTIONS.
  • International organization of sports.
  • The olimpic committee, international federations, atp, gaisf, and others.
  • New trends and current status of the sports market.
  • The word anti-doping agency.
  • Court of arbitration for sports.
  • National federations, professional leagues.
  • The relationship between international and national institutions.
  • Fifa as an example of football governing body. Organization and daily functioning of fifa.
  • International triathlon union as a model of organization and daily fuctioning of a medium-sized federation.
  • Euroliga, fiba, national federations.
MODULE II. LEX SPORTIVA. SOURCES OF SPORTS LAW. WHO AND HOW DRAFT GOVERNING SPORTS LAW.
  • Rules and regulations on international sports institutions.
  • European union law.
  • National sports law.
  • The relationship between different legal sports law systems.
  • Fifa and word antidoping agency as models of sports lawmakers.
MODULE III. DISPUTE RESOLUTION WITHIN SPORTS.
  • Coexistence of conflict resolution systems in the framework of sports. Ordinary courts versus alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Alternative dispute resolution within international federations.
  • The court of arbitration for sports. Ordinary proceedings. Appeal proceedings. Ad hoc division of cas.
  • Alternative dispute resolution within national federation
MODULE IV. ORGANIZATION OF SPORTS EVENTS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE.
  • Organization of sports events.
  • Sport event concept: requirements to organize a sport event
  • The bidding procedure.
  • Events: champions league final, world championship of an olympic sport (handball), olympic and paralympic games, others.
  • Intellectual property rights of an event (hosting rights, sponsoring and marketing rights, tv and social media rights).
  • The agreement of an sport event: sponsoring of a sport event
  • Tv rights of the event.
  • Contract model of the final of champions league
  • Contract model of world cup event of triathlon.
  • Good governance.
  • Implementation of good governance
  • Compliance
  • Today’s controls of good governance
  • Best practice example
MODULE V. INTERNATIONAL ANTI-DOPING.
  • The sources of law in doping international.
  • Analysis of world anti-doping code.
  • Analysis of leading cases in anti-doping matters before the court of arbitration for sports.
MODULE VI. INTERNATIONAL TAXATION ON ATHLETES.
  • Three general ways to define tax borders.
  • The concurrence of fiscal sovereignties. Double taxation conventions. The oecd convention.
  • Taxation of individual athletes performing their activity in countries other than those of their residence.
  • Taxation of athletes integrated into teams. The importance of the tax residence.
  • Special reference to the taxation of the assignment of image rights.
MODULE VII. SWISS LAW AND FOOTBALL SPORT LAW
  • Swiss law.
  • Importance of swiss law before the court of arbitration for sports.
  • Important principles of swiss law (swiss code of obligations, civil code, swiss employment law)
  • Swiss law on associations and swiss arbitration law
  • Civil law appeals against cas awards before the federal supreme court of switzerland.
  • Football sport law.
  • Fifa rules and regulations on status and transfers of players.
  • Fifa proceedings.
MODULE VIII. PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT
  • History and main features of the court of arbitration for sports.
  • General provisions applicable to arbitration proceedings before cas.
  • Special provisions applicable to ordinary arbitration procedures and special provisions applicable to appeal procedures.
  • Civil law appeals against cas awards.
  • Enforcement of cas awards. Fifa disciplinary proceedings and new york convention.
  • Leading cases before cas. Contractual stability, doping matters, eligibility, transfer of minors.
  • Moot court.
MODULE IX. INTERNSHIP.
MODULE X. MASTERS THESIS.

DIRECTORS

ALBERTO RUIZ DE AGUIAR DIAZ OBREGON
Founder and Partner, SPORTIA LAW.
JAVIER LOPEZ FARÉ
Director, Legal Services at Real Madrid C.F.

PROFESSORS

Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea reserves the right to make any necessary changes in faculty assignments for the programs. For more information, please check the Graduate School Regulations.

Miguel García Caba
Head of Legal Department, Real Madrid C.F.
Elena Naranjo
Lawyer, Legal Department at Real Madrid C.F.
Álvaro García Alamán
Lawyer, Legal Department at Real Madrid C.F.
Álvaro Gil
Legal Advisor, Club Atlético de Madrid
Juan de Dios Crespo Perez
Founder and Partner, Ruiz Huerta y Crespo s
Paolo Torchetti
Lawyer, Ruiz Huerta y Crespo
Enric Ripoll
Lawyer, Ruiz Huerta y Crespo
Rodrigo Arias Grillo
FIFA Integrity Director
Maite Nadal Charco
Lawyer and Partner, Laffer Abogados.
José Lasa Azpeitia
Lawyer and Partner, Laffer Abogados
Rodrigo García Lucas
Lawyer and Partner, Laffer Abogados
Claude Ramoni
Lawyer and Partner, Libra Law.
Marc Cavaliero
Founder and Partner, Kleiner&Cavaliero.
Jan Kleiner
Founder and Partner, Kleiner&Cavaliero
José Juan Pinto
Founder and Partner, Pinto Ruiz del Valle. CAS Arbitrator.
Lucas Ferrer
Head of Legal Department, Pinto Ruiz del Valle.
Antonio Fernández Arimany
General Director, International Triathlon Federation.
Francisco Lima
Senior Legal Counsel, Fédération Equestre Internationale
Michele Bernasconi
Partner, Bar & Karrer, CAS Arbitrator.
Benjamin Cohen
Director, European Office and International Federation Relations
Emilio García Silvero
Head of Disciplinary and Integrity Department, UEFA.
Carlos Schneider
Lawyer in Disciplinary Department, UEFA.
Antonio de Quesada
Legal Counsel, Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Robert Pongracz
Deputy President, Romanian Football Professional League.
Ornella Desire Bellia
Head of Legal Affairs, European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL)

Visit to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and Real Madrid City (Valdebebas). Students may also participate in a trip to Switzerland. The trip will include visits to the headquarters of important sports institutions such as:

  • UEFA
  • FIFA
  • FEDERATION EQUESTRE INTERNATIONAL
  • INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON UNION
  • THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT.

The admissions process for Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea programs runs throughout the whole year, although enrollment in all graduate programs depends on the availability of places.

For personalized guidance, you can go to either of our university campuses (Alcobendas or Villaviciosa de Odón), or contact us via phone: (+34) 91 112 88 50 or e-mail: escuelauniversitariarealmadrid@universidadeuropea.es to receive advice from the Graduate Degree Admissions staff.

Once candidates have received guidance and have provided the necessary documentation, the Graduate Degree Admissions staff will send them a date for taking the entrance exams for the program they are interested in, and for a personal interview with the Master’s Program Director or a member of the Admissions Committee.

The admissions process does not involve any costs or commitment for candidates, until their place is formally reserved.

  1. Personalized guidance
  2. Sending in the application and documentation in order to evaluate the candidate’s profile
  3. Assessment of the profile and interview
  4. Confirmation of admission
  5. Formal Reservation of a place and enrollment

The academic methodology throughout the master has a strong focus on learning by doing and looking at practical case studies. Lecturers are real professionals and experts in international sports litigation. Students will look at leading cases on sports law, experience moot court proceedings and take part in forums and discussions with lecturers and classmates. 

The academic program and the academic methodology have been designed by an expert committee composed by experienced lecturers and professionals for the best academic achievement.  

Among many other activities, the master offers students an eminently practical vision of the procedures that are processed before the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber and before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Students will have the opportunity to learn step by step and through practice how to carry out a procedure before FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber and the subsequent appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Assisted and advised by international lawyers, they will experience such proceedings and have the chance to defend their cases before a panel composed by real arbitrators in a courtroom. The students will play different roles - as parties, witnesses and lawyers.

EXCELENCIA ACADÉMICA

La Escuela de Postgrado sigue un modelo educativo basado en la excelencia académica, la práctica diaria y el compromiso con las nuevas tecnologías, por ello, ha recibido reconocimientos de los más prestigiosos certificados de calidad.

TÍTULOS ADAPTADOS AL ESPACIO EUROPEO DE EDUCACIÓN SUPERIOR

La construcción del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) significa que las titulaciones universitarias de todos los países europeos garantizan programas académicos equivalentes, lo que conlleva un reconocimiento inmediato de los Doctorados, Másteres Universitarios (Habilitantes y de Especialización) en cualquier lugar de Europa, la movilidad entre países y el aprendizaje continuo.

TÍTULOS PROPIOS

Por otro lado, la Escuela también oferta Másteres y Programas de Experto, títulos propios de la Universidad Europea adaptados a las necesidades concretas del mundo laboral para lograr el perfeccionamiento del profesional.

FORMACIÓN PERSONALIZADA

Se proporciona al estudiante una formación personalizada y en grupos reducidos que completa el aprendizaje con el apoyo de un tutor, el estudiante puede conseguir el máximo aprovechamiento de su formación y desarrollar todo su potencial.

ALUMNI

El compromiso que adquirimos con el estudiante no termina al titularse. Por ello, a través de Alumni, antiguos estudiantes de la Escuela de Postgrado podrán seguir informados de todo lo que la Universidad Europea les sigue ofreciendo como partner profesional: ofertas de empleo, formaciones especiales, conferencias, eventos de networking, etc.

Precio total

18800€

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