Johan Cruyff Institute academic programs to be incorporated in the University Golf Program Malaga

Johan Cruyff Institute academic programs to be incorporated in the University Golf Program Malaga

The Johan Cruyff Institute and the University Golf Program Malaga sign a collaboration agreement to increase the academic offer for the Malaga University golfers

United by a mutual interest to provide quality academic training in the sports industry, the Johan Cruyff Institute and the University Golf Program Malaga (UGPM) have signed  a collaboration agreement that will benefit the members of both entities.

The specialized academic offer in sport management, sport marketing and sponsorship, coaching and football business of the Johan Cruyff Institute will be available to members of the UGPM, a leading training center for high performance golfers, with special discounts for both the blended and online programs.

UGPM is the first and unique college golf programme in Continental Europe and is destined to be the alternative to American universities in Europe for players who want to combine their university education with the training and competition of high level golf. Developed in the University of Malaga, a unique environment, they have a team of 22 student golfers of high level for the season 2018-19.

The agreement also contemplates the organization of joint activities, the possibility of granting scholarships and study grants if the necessary requirements are met, as well as the possibility for Johan Cruyff Institute students to do internships at the UGPM.

According to Javier Martín-Montalvo, founder of the University Golf Program Málaga, “joining forces with such a prestigious institution like the Johan Cruyff Institute enables us to offer innovative and differential value to our students. At the UGPM, we want to be a reference in academic and sport training for elite golfers and the Johan Cruyff Institute is a guarantee of success for their professional future”.

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