Recruitment for the Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) Programme Opens

The Executive Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO) is a unique programme designed for senior sports sector professionals wishing to master the complex dimensions and the diversity of  professional sport at the international level.

The second cohort of the MESGO (edition II) graduated in March 2014 at a ceremony at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The recruitment period for the MESGO programme has opened, and will close on the 25th April 2014. Full details of how to apply are available on the dedicated Birkbeck MESGO page.

 It offers a unique platform for training, social and professional contact, knowledge-sharing and personal development for sports’ organisations’ elected representatives and managerial and professional staff.The MESGO is organised by five European Universities/Research Centres (Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London – England; Centre de Droit et d’Economie du Sport – Limoges, France; Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz –Germany; Institut Nacional d’Educacio Fisica de Catalunya and Lleida University – Barcelona, Spain; Sciences Po Paris – France). The MESGO Master’s degree is awarded by Science Po Paris (60 ECTS credits).


The MESGO is supported by six European sport federations (EHF – Handball; FIBA Europe – Basketball; FIRA- AER – Rugby; UEFA – Football; CEV – Volley-ball; IIHF – Ice hockey).


This programme is designed for experienced managers and executives working in:

  • International, European and national federations;
  • Clubs, leagues and trade unions;
  • European institutions and governments;
  • Partners of, and stakeholders in, sports organisations (media, sponsors, etc.).


To find out more about the MESGO, and how to apply, visit the dedicated Birkbeck MESGO page.

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