ISDE Masters

ISDE is an international private law school that today has more than 200 firms from nearly 40 countries that make up its global programs.

ISDE is an educational institution that since its birth has provided legal training of the highest level in every country it has a presence.  ISDE is an international private law school that today has more than 200 firms from nearly 40 countries that make up its global programs.

Formed 30 years ago by the union of European law firms ISDE collaborates with some of the biggest universities in the world thanks to the unique methodology and extraordinary faculty and collaborating entities.

All of ISDE Masters programs are taught by the most recognized practicing professionals working in the market today meaning students are exposed to market leaders from day 1 and learn from the best. Furthermore all students will take a 4-6 month internship that can be in the US, Europe or elsewhere.

ISDE has consistently pioneered innovative masters programs and has achieved global recognition being in first position in Spain, third in Europe and forth in the world in the Financial Times ranking for most Innovative Law Schools 2014 and has the most programs referenced by the Financial Times with a total of 18. ISDE is also once again at the top of the Law category rankings published annually by El Mundo newspaper for the 9th consecutive year.

LLM in Global Sports Law & MSc in Sports Management: ISDE & Columbia Companion Program

ISDE & Columbia University have launched a new Companion Degree Program for students and professionals wanting to pursue a career in Sports Law or Sports Management.

Students will study on Columbia University campus in Manhattan and will graduate with both a Master of Science in Sports Management and an LLM in Global Sports Law and take a 4-6 month internship with a sporting organization in the USA, Europe or elsewhere.

This program combines Columbia’s leading faculty and partnering lecturers such as Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman with ISDEs renowned international Sports Law faculty composed of the senior partners, managers, agents and subject experts currently working in the world of sports law.

Columbia’s highly focused Masters course will focus on core subject matter of business, finance and marketing as well as digital sports and sports analytics all in a global context.

There is no higher ranked University in the world that offers an MSc in Sports Management and throughout the year there will be several industry events held for students to network with sports industry leaders. 

At the same time students will learn about the world of sports law in an international context with a focus on key areas such as Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property in Sport from ISDE’s renowned faculty. These subject experts will come from some of the biggest organizations in the sporting world including CAS, FIFA, NCAA, NFL and a variety of football, basketball and soccer teams.

Graduates will complete the course with 2 Masters degrees from an Ivy League university and from Europe’s leading private law school as well as getting invaluable work experience where they will have the chance to impress potential employers and secure full time employment in their chosen field.


$50,000—$60,000 Semester

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