Below you will find answers to the questions most frequently asked by those interested in our programs. If you don't see your question on the list, please contact us through our available contact channels.
Barça Innovation Hub is the entity responsible for dispersing and sharing knowledge generated by FC Barcelona with outside parties. Its mission is to create an internationally renowned R&D center, generate and transmit knowledge, and innovate in the sports sector in collaboration with the best brands and the most prestigious professionals. The key areas of application include medical services, performance, technology, team sports, and social sciences.
Barça Universitas is the knowledge transmission phase of Barça Innovation Hub. Our commitment is to share the knowledge of the club with the new generation of professionals of the sector. For this, we have a leading training program that includes masters, courses and seminars in different fields and in collaboration with the most prestigious academic institutions. Our professionals also participate in knowledge dissemination activities such as conferences or articles in specialized publications.
In which countries are the Barça Universitas training programs available?
Barça Universitas educational programs are available worldwide.
How are the courses delivered?
Barça Universitas educational programs are offered in two different ways: a) Online-based: these programs are 100% online and given from our virtual learning platform, where you can find all the content of your program. This includes readings, recorded classes, self-assessments, forums, and various resources so you can study no matter where you are. The classes and all content are available 24 hours a day, so you can log in when it's most convenient for you. Throughout the course you will have online support, monitoring, and accompaniment of an expert specialized in the program's subject, who will help you to deepen the topics you interest the most. B) Presence-based: in-person educational programs are held at its headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. To see which type of course is available for the program you are interested in, visit the catalog and select it.
What technical requirements do I need to take a Barça Universitas online course?
You can study using the Barça Universitas virtual educational platform with the following Internet browsers: Internet Explorer (version 8 or higher), Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera. Running on operating systems: Windows, Mac OS, Tablet with iOS 4.2 (or higher), Tablet with Android 2.2 (or higher).
How long do the programs last?
The duration depends on the type of training program you choose. Courses are one month long. Programs, between 2 and 3 months long. Certificates, 4 months long. Specialized Programs, 5 months long. Advanced Programs, between 6 and 7 months long. Professional Diplomas, between 8 and 9 months long. The duration of the master's degrees (on campus, blended or online) vary according to the university that teaches them. For more information, go to the catalog and consult the training program page of your interest.
The Barça Innovation Hub courses and certificates belong to executive education programs, which accredit the development or acquisition of specific skills and abilities. Upon completion, participants will be able to use tools, implement techniques or develop an activity related to the subject addressed. The certificates are issued by Barça Innovation Hub - Universitas.
The start dates of the courses, certifications, and masters depend on the program you choose. For more information, visit the catalog and select the program of your choice.
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