What is Barça Innovation Hub?
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.
What is Barça Universitas?
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?
No matter which educational program you choose, the duration is the same. Courses are 1 month long. Certificates are 4 months long. Masters are between 8 months and 1 year long, depending on the issuing university. For more information, check the page of the educational program you are interested in.
All educational programs offered by Barça Universitas are backed by universities, which verify that competencies have been acquired and then issue the corresponding certification.
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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