The Football Founders' Centre of Excellence

York St John University and Sheffield FC have created a unique two-week summer experience for males and females aged 18 years and over, who have an interest in football and a desire to study in the UK.

The Football Founders' Centre of Excellence

Learn about the game with the world's first football club:

  • Improve your skills with technical and tactical coaching, plus individual analysis and feedback.
  • Find out about football management and business.

Sample life and study in the UK:

  • Experience student life in historic York and attend football-related study sessions at York St John John University.
  • Visit local attractions and international landmarks

What is included?

  • 13 nights’ accommodation in York.
  • Breakfast and lunch are included, students will need to buy dinner themselves.
  • Activities
  • Airport transfers

2020 Dates

  • 27 July - 7 August
  • 10 - 21 August 


Flights and insurance are not included.


The programme costs £2,500.

Apply now

Please complete our online International Summer School Application form.

Download our Football Experience 2020 (PDF 0.4 MB) leaflet for more information. 

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