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Johan Cruyff Institute

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 Johan Cruyff Institute is a powerful blend of professors, staff and partners who share a passion for educating the next generation of leaders in the sport business for the benefit of all athletes, sport partners, organizations and the students themselves.


Since its founding in 2002, Johan Cruyff Institute has trained athletes, sport managers and

other professionals in Sport Management, Sport Marketing, Sponsorship, Football Business

and Coaching. Its expansion has been unstoppable, and it currently offers 94 programs. Today,

Johan Cruyff Institute has sites in Spain, the Netherlands, Peru and Mexico, 11 offices around

the world and 17 international agents in 18 different countries. Thousands of students have

been trained in their classrooms in on campus courses and in online courses.


Our study programs have been designed by sport industry professionals enriched by personal experiences from faculty and students. Our programs are distinctive and tailor made for the specific needs of athletes and sports professionals. The powerful learning experience, our students go through, is boosted by our learning model which is:

  • 100% Sports-oriented

  • Student-centered

  • Based on the principle of ‘Learning by doing‘

  • Flexible, diverse and using the latest technologies

  • Motivational, communicative and participative

  • Adapted to each individual’s workload and availability


Our Corporate Internship Program is a natural result of the Johan Cruyff Institute’s global network. Internships are enriching learning experiences for both organizations and students. They contribute to the professional development of the organization, and offer students the opportunity to access the world of sports, live the reality of a sports organization and apply the acquired skills and knowledge acquired.

The Johan Cruyff Institute selects and contacts qualified candidates within its network. We also announce job openings and new projects in sports throughout our channels.

Campus life

Johan Cruyff Institute

The Johan Cruyff Institute headquarters, are located at calle Pomaret 8, in the Sarrià district. The building primarily functions as an administrative office, although occasionally academic activities are also carried out there, such as the opening day, presentations and so on. We also hold the course welcoming (kick-off) ceremony here.


  • The European Association for Sport Management (EASM)


  • The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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