In order to be accepted at IFBI, you must be passionate about football. You must also show interest in the business aspects of the game, on and off the pitch.
"IFBI is created for people with a passion for the game and a heart for the business. Or, as you wish, a passion for the business and a heart for the game."
- Founder Jos Verschueren
All courses and lectureships at IFBI are taught in English, therefore proficiency in the language is required. After applying to participate in the course offered by IFBI, an intake interview will be required in order to assess the language proficiency of the prospective candidate.
IFBI offers its participants the chance to apply for an Executive Master in Football Business. Therefore, it is required that each prospective student must have obtained a bachelor`s or master`s degree. Prior knowledge of the business and the marketplace may be beneficial for your success in the program, however any type of bachelor`s or master`s degree is sufficient for the course.