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Graduates in law. Applicants holding a degree and working in sport related sectors such as business, economic and sport management may be considered as candidates by the Academic Director of the program and may be admitted subject to an Online interview with the Academic Director
Iñaki Bilbao Estrada
The Rex Sport - CEU UCH Online Master in International Sports Law provides a master’s-quality degree, designed to provide lawyers and other profesionals from all around the world, with the skills to develop a career in international sports law by practitioners in the field of international sports law, arbitrators from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and leading figures from sporting organizations such as FIFA, UEFA, WADA, CAS and the IOC.
The online format of the program will enable the students to combine their studies with their other on-going employment anf other commitments.
The Master is taught entirely in English, as an online Porgram and there are three on campus sessions of three days each in Valencia dunring the year. The first on campus sessions will take place in mid-January 2018 and students from around the world will have the unique opportunity to meet and know some professors and the Academic Director.
Rex Sport members are proud of this collaboration with CEU-UC. Some of them will participate both by being the professor and mentoring the students during the course and the internships and are fully committed to this new and improved version of a master’s-quality Online Master in International Sports Law.
Upon completion of the program the students will have the opportunity to continue developing their careers as sports lawyers in law firms, some may become in-house lawyers for clubs, federations and other governing bodies as the ones mentioned above. Some are going to develop their career as Intermediaries or in the field of sports management and consultancy industry. There are a wide variety of possible jobs related to sports law and they are increasing every day.
As an example, many of the former students of the previous editions of masters organized in co-operation with our Association are now working in FIFA, UEFA, ECA, EPFL, MLS, or prestigious law firms and Clubs.
|General Introduction to Sports Law|
|EU Law – Basic principles and contact points with Sport Law, Sport and the EU, Free movement of Players, Sport and Competition Law in the EU, The European Sport Policy|
|Swiss Law - General Principles, Sport Organizations as Swiss associations, PILA, Swiss Federal Tribunal Jurisprudence (with special focus on decisions regarding sport arbitrations)|
|Internationalization of Sport|
|Jurisdiction & Conflict of Jurisdictions in Sports Disputes|
|CAS - History, Structure, CAS Code and the handling of Proceedings|
|CAS - Representing Lawyer's Perspective|
|Advocacy Skills in CAS proceedings|
|Intellectual Property: Image and Broadcasting rights|
|WADA, and the Anti-Doping System, Objectives, Structure, Operation, the WADA Code, Doping Control & Results Management|
|WADA and the Anti-doping system from the Athlete’s perspective and Interests|
|FIFA, Structure, objectives & operation|
|FIFPRO, Structure and activities|
|FIFA, Disciplinary and Integrity|
|Structure and Functioning of UEFA and its relations with the EU|
|Mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods in International Sport Disputes|
|U.S. Professional Sports Leagues|
|Employment/ Labor Law in the framework of Sport (Employers perspective and Employees perspective)|
|Sports Law in South & Latin America|
|ECA: mission, structure and main activities|
|EPFL: mission, structure and main activities|
|Structure of a transfer of a football player: Practical issues|
|Role, Structure and Functioning of the IOC|
|Disputes related to the Olympic Games-The CAS Ad Hoc Committees, structure and functioning|
|Special issues related to CAS Proceedings - CAS Jurisdiction, Standing to Appeal, Evidential matters & the Burden of proof - Rules, Practical Issues and Jurisprudence|
|Transfer of a football player: A practical training session, practicing negotiations and drafting of the relevant contracts|
|Introduction to Sports Law, EU Law, Swiss Law||1||OB||1st|
|Internationalization of sport, jurisdiction in sports disputes||3||OB||1st|
|CAS – CAS Code, CAS Proceedings, Advocacy Skills||3||OB||1st|
|Sport finance & Intellectual Property||3||OB||1st|
|FIFA, UEFA & FIFPRO, Mediation. WADA||4||OB||1st|
|U.S. Professional sport leagues & Sports Law in South America||3||OB||1st|
|FIBA, Euroleague, ECA & EPFL||2||OB||1st|
|Employment & Labour Law. Transfer of a Football Player. Practical Training Session||2||OB||1st|
|IOC, Olympic Games: CAS Ad Hoc Committee & Special Issues. Match Fixing.||3||OB||1st|
The TFM involves students completing their own original research projects that include and expand upon on topics studied on the course and require students to use the skills and abilities they have acquired throughout their degree. The aim of the dissertation is to teach students how to look for, structure, organise and evaluate relevant information in order to help them develop their own opinions, including how to approach topics with a social, scientific, technological or ethical nature, and how to develop their own thoughts, criticisms and logical and creative judgments.
First and opening on campus sessions: January 31st and February 1st and 2nd 2019
Second on campus sessions: May 24th, 25th and 26th 2019.
Third and closing on campus sessions: October 3rd, 4th and 5th 2019.
Please note that between the opening and the closing on campus sessions, the tuition will be online.