The Post-Graduate Course in Sports Law aims to provide specialised knowledge in the relationship between Law and Sports, allowing participants to gain further knowledge about the norms regulating sports activities.

Introduction to Sports Law

2h The system of rules in Sport
2h History of Portuguese Sports Law

2nd Module

The Right to Sport

2h Human rights and FIFA

Andreas Graf, Irene Carretero Sala

2h Sports and the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic
2h People with disabilities and Sports
2h Gender and Human Rights

Inês Espinhaço Gomes

2h Women and Sports

3rd Module

Europe and Sports

4h The European Union and Sports
2h Television broadcasting rights and Competition Law

4th Module

Sports Agents

4h Labour relations in sports (athletes)
2h Athlete's work accidents

Ana Cristina Ribeiro e Costa

2h Labour relations in sports (managers and referees)
2h The Sports Training Contract
2h The intermediaries

5th Module

Sports Organisations

4h Sports clubs and Companies
2h Sports Society and Insolvency
2h Sports Societies: Critical Aspects
6h Sports federations: legal regime
2h Professional leagues and relations with sports federations
2h Compliance in sports organisations

Astrid Rauch


Alice Williams

2h The International Olympic Committee

Miguel García Caba

2h International sports federations

Miguel García Caba

6th Module

Taxation and Social Security in Sports

2h Taxation of income from practicing a sport and Social Security in sports
1h Tax regime for amateur sports in terms of corporate income tax
1h Corporate income tax regime for professional sports
2h VAT in sports

7th Module

Liabilities in Sports

6h Civil liability in sports
2h Sports Insurance

Maria da Conceição Aragão Martins Silva

2h Principles of disciplinary liability in sports
2h Disciplinary offences in the field of doping
2h Sports and Criminal Law
4h Behaviour harmful to truthfulness, loyalty and fair play in competition and its outcome on sports activities
2h Crimes set out in sports anti-doping laws
2h Crimes set out in the legal regime against violence, racism, xenophobia and intolerance in sporting event

8th Module

Resolution of Disputes in Sports

2h Justice in sports: evolution
2h Voluntary arbitration in the SAC
2h Precautionary procedures in the SAC
6h Necessary arbitration in the SAC
2h The Sport Arbitration Court of Lausanne
2h A DCR da FIFA

9th Module

Specifics in Sports Law

2h Advertising and sponsorship

Maria de Lurdes Vargas

2h International negotiation and player transfers
2h Sports Agents

Luís Villas Boas Pires

2h Match fixing and online sports betting
2h New approaches to fighting doping in sports
2h Protection, security and hospitality, a new approach to fighting against violence in sport
2h Legal aspects of e-sports
2h Financial Fair Play in sports organizations
2h Legal Regime for Professional Athletes in Brazil

Fabrício Trindade de Sousa

2h Regulation, Evolution and Organization of Sports in Brazil

Leonardo Andreotti

2h EUROLEAGUE Basketball


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