Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction:  English and Russian


Main academic courses

  • Sports Administration Pyramid: European and American Models of Sports Organisation
  • Regulation of Labour and Social Protection of Sportsmen and Coaches in Russia
  • Organisation of Official Sports Events: Russian Legislation and Regulatory Documents of the Federations
  • Dispute Resolution in Sports
  • Disciplinary Disputes in Sports
  • Disputes Resulting from the Conduct of Spectators at Sports Events
  • Financing and Taxation of Sports in Russia
  • Intellectual Property Rights in Sport

International cooperation

  • University of Hamburg (Germany)
  • Free University of Berlin (Germany)
  • Peking University (China)



Organisations where our graduates work

  • Football Club Zenit
  • Legislative Assembly of Leningrad Oblast
  • Legislative Assembly of St Petersburg
  • Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of St Petersburg
  • Ernst & Young (SNG) (St Petersburg office)
  • Pepeliaev Group


  • Lawyers in relevant public agencies (e.g. The Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of St Petersburg)
  • Lawyers in companies providing legal support and consulting on sports
  • Lawyers in sports federations and leagues
  • Lawyers of sports clubs

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.