Victoria University’s partnership with Barça Innovation Hub brings together two leading sporting organisations to offer more than 30 online short courses and micro credentials across a range of disciplines. The partnership will also explore joint events and undertake collaborative research addressing some of football’s biggest current challenges.

Barça Innovation Hub

Formed in 2017, Barça Innovation Hub is home to the largest sporting stadium in Europe and is responsible for sharing knowledge generated by FC Barcelona.

Its mission is to create an internationally renowned Research and Development center, 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
  • social sciences.

Barça Universitas

Barça Universitas is the knowledge transmission phase of Barça Innovation Hub, committed to sharing the knowledge of the club with the new generation of professionals of the sports sector. The offering includes masters, courses and seminars in different fields and in collaboration with the most prestigious academic institutions. The offering is aimed at sports professionals looking to enhance skills and to university students who would like to sharpen their skills and enhance there employability.

Barça Universitas educational programs are 100% online and given from the 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 specialised in the program's subject, who will help you to deepen the topics that interest you the most.

The duration of the program 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.
  • Specialised Programs, 5 months long.
  • Advanced Programs, between 6 and 7 months long.

Prices start from $350.

Courses on offer

With over 30 online short courses on offer across a range of disciplines, there is something for everyone, including:

  • sports science
  • strength and conditioning
  • nutrition
  • sports management including sports law and governance
  • football specific programs
  • injury management and prevention
  • psychology and athlete development
  • facility management
  • sponsorship
  • marketing
  • fan engagement.

View the full range of courses on offer.

Register for Barça Universitas online courses

If you are interested in finding out more please fill in the following form. You will be contacted by a member of the VU team who will enrol you in the course.

Get in touch

For more information please contact Natalie Zaibak via email on [email protected] or phone +61 3 9919 1987.