Apply for a 50% scholarship in partnership with the Royal Belgian Football Association - IFBI.Brussels

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In partnership with the Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA)


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Have a passion for football and a mindset for business? Then IFBI is the place for you. In September 2019, The International Football Business Institute is offering its 4th Postgraduate Course in Football Business, in partnership with the University of Brussels.

To students interested in the Postgraduate Course, The Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) offers three scholarships of 50% on the tuition fee of €40.000. The tuition fee includes all lectureships, 6 Experience Tours, all books and study material, a tailored IFBI suit, public transport card, breakfast and lunch, drinks and business cards.

Have you ever dreamt of building a career in international football business? Then now is the time to act. In order to apply, please fill out the form below:


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Application Process

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The first step of the application process is to send us your CV and cover letter. It is important that these documents are written in proper, clear, and concise English, otherwise your application may be rejected.

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Intake conversation

After approval of your CV and cover letter, we invite you for an interview. A Skype meeting will be organised, where you can further introduce yourself, your skills, motivations, and your career aspirations within football business.

VUB enrolment

After a decision is reached on your admission to the course and the 50% scholarship, we then formally accept you to the programme of IFBI. To become an official IFBI student, you must register with Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). After successfully completing the entire programme, participants will receive a Postgraduate Certificate in Football Business from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.


IFBI offers a Champions League level business education, including +100 guest lectures from industry experts from all over the world and 6 Experience Tours to clubs and associations in Europe. The tuition fee for the International Postgraduate Course and class, graduating in 2020, is €40,000. With a 50% scholarship from the Belgian Royal Football Federation, the fee is €20,000. This fee is billed after acceptance and registration, and must be received by us prior to the start of the academic year.


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