Baqa College will count on the experience of Johan Cruyff Institute to offer its students specialized training in sport management
Johan Cruyff Institute and Baqa College have reached an important academic collaboration agreement to promote specialized higher education in sport management in Israel. Through this alliance, Baqa College will offer its students access to Johan Cruyff Institute’s academic offerings in sport management, sport marketing and sponsorship, football business, and coaching and leadership.
Baqa College is an academic institution situated in Baqa al-Gharbiyye, Israel. Established in 2007, it aims to provide higher education opportunities for the region in general and for the Arab population in particular. Currently, the college offers diverse courses to prepare students for future undergraduate programs, including in fields such as biotechnology, media and communication, business administration, and also sports development, an area that will include training provided by Johan Cruyff Institute.
Strategically located between the northern and central regions of Israel, Baqa College is accessible for students from diverse areas and is known for contributing to the development of the region by tailoring its programs to the needs of the community, the labor market and the demand for professionals in the world of sport, a booming and constantly evolving business.
“This collaboration not only enhances the quality of our sports development programs, but also opens doors to a global network of industry professionals” – Bahaa Zoabi, dean of Baqa College
“Partnering with Johan Cruyff Institute signifies a remarkable leap forward for Baqa College,” says Dr. Bahaa Zoabi, dean of Baqa College. “Their expertise in sport education and their commitment to excellence align perfectly with our institution’s vision. This collaboration not only enhances the quality of our sports development programs, but also opens doors to a global network of industry professionals. This partnership stands to redefine the horizons of sport education at Baqa College and it signifies our dedication to providing all students, in general, and minorities, in particular, with unparalleled opportunities and a pathway to success in the dynamic field of sport management and development.”
Johan Cruyff Institute and Baqa College will also collaborate in the exchange of talent between the two institutions, providing their respective students with internships or job offers either in the institutions themselves or in companies and/or sports organizations, as well as offering them access to webinars and lectures with professionals in the sector organized by Johan Cruyff Institute.