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Global Institute of Sport (GIS) Opens New Brussels Campus at RSC Anderlecht


The Global Institute of Sport (GIS) has announced the opening of its new campus in Brussels, located at Lotto Park, the home stadium of RSC Anderlecht, the 34-time Belgian football champions. This expansion aims to enhance GIS’s educational reach by offering its renowned programs in a prominent European football venue.

From September 2024, GIS will offer a Postgraduate Diploma in International Football Business at this new location. The program will be delivered in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), a leading university in Western Europe. This partnership aims to provide both domestic and international students with an immersive learning experience in a state-of-the-art 22,000-seater stadium.

GIS President and CEO Sharona Friedman remarked on the significance of the new campus: “This is a landmark moment for Global Institute of Sport as we open our doors to international students in the heart of Western Europe. Partnering with Vrije Universiteit Brussel, one of Europe’s leading universities, and with a stunning stadium campus hosted by RSC Anderlecht, our students will be well-positioned for careers in the dynamic European football industry.”

Kenneth Bornauw, Business CEO of RSC Anderlecht, expressed the club’s enthusiasm for the collaboration: “As a club, we are excited to partner with the Global Institute of Sport and Vrije Universiteit Brussel to host the football leaders of tomorrow in this unique university program. We are very happy to host the curriculum in our Lotto Park, where we are committed to nurturing talent and fostering personal development.”

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