Courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers

Every year, as part of the foreign cultural and educational policy of the German Federal Foreign Offi ce, the Sports Faculty of the University of Leipzig organizes two courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers coming from developing countries. Courses have a duration of 5 months and are offered in four alternating specializations and languages.

For participants (up to 40 years) with:

– completed higher education in the fi eld of sports
– own experience as active athletes or as physical
education teachers/coaches and
– good physical and psychological aptitudes


Content of the course:

1. Specialization (theory and practice)
2. General Science of Training
3. Sports Medicine
4. Sports Pedagogy
5. Sports Psychology
6. Sports Management
7. Strength Training
8. German Language


Financing:

– The postgraduate study is fi nanced by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.
– Each participant receives a monthly grant.
– Participants have to bear all costs for traveling to Leipzig and back to their home country themselves.

The application dossier should include:
- The application form filled out in the language of the chosen course

- Medical examination report filled out completely in the language of the chosen course, with the original laboratory test results attached (test results must not be older than three months prior to the application deadline)

- Authenticated copies of certificates of the applicant's academic education and of the training as physical education teacher/coach/ instructor (written or translated into the language of the chosen course)

- Authenticated copies of the proof of the applicant's own experience as physical education teacher/coach/instructor in the sports discipline of the chosen course (written or translated into the language of the chosen course)

- Proof of the applicant's own experience as an active athlete in the sports discipline of the chosen course (not applicable for Sports for the disabled)

- Proof or explicit declaration that the language of the chosen course is mastered (unless it is an official language in the applicant's home country) or of proficiency in the German language

- A copy of the applicant's passport

- Four biometric passport pictures

The following corses are being offered:

- Football in English - Duration of the course: 05/03/2018 - 31/07/2018

Application deadline for German Embassy in Tashkent: 14.08.2017

- Handball in english – Duration of the course: 03.09.2018 - 31.01.2019

Application deadline for German Embassy in Tashkent: 12.02.2018

- Track and Field in english – Duration of the course: 04.03.2019 - 31.07.2019

Application deadline for German Embassy in Tashkent: 13.08.2018

- Swimming in english– Duration of the course: 02.09.2019 - 31.01.2020

Application deadline for German Embassy in Tashkent: 13.02.2019

The application form, medical examination report and other information you can find hier:

http://itk.spowi.uni-leipzig.de/en/courses/ and

http://itk.spowi.uni-leipzig.de/en/about-the-studies-application/application/