Training course on Sports Management for 2017 at Leipzig University in Germany by cob Wednesday 30th November 2016

We would like to kindly request that you forward to us nominations of suitable candidates for consideration to attend the training course on Sports Management for 2017 at Leipzig University in Germany by cob Wednesday 30th November 2016. Preference is for senior management of a national federation in good standing with the UOC and meet the admission requirements below. Female candidates are strongly encouraged. UOC shall following evaluation of receiving nominations send three nominations to the Germany Embassy Kampala, who shall conduct interviews and do the final selection of the candidate to attend the training that commences 27th February to 31 July 2017. More details about the course can be found at:
Kindly take note of the admission requirements:

Admission Requirements

1. The 5-month postgraduate study courses are open to applicants with permanent residence in a developing country in Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America included in the DAC list of OECD.

2. Educational requirements
Participation is open to male and female applicants who have already successfully completed a full course of university education in the field of physical education or sport or who can prove adequate qualifications.

3. Professional experience
In order to be accepted for one of our postgraduate courses proof of the applicant’s professional activities is required, e.g. as a physical education teacher, coach in the selected sports discipline, sports advisor, sports coordinator or the like.

4. Experience as an athlete
All applicants should have made own experiences as active athletes in the sports discipline of the selected course (not applicable for the course Sports for the disabled).

5. Language proficiency
All applicants have to prove good mastery either of the (written and spoken) language of the selected course, unless it is an official language of their home country, or of the German language.

6. Medical fitness
Applications have to be rejected if the applicant suffers from a disease that can present a significant risk for the health of other participants or that might seriously undermine the studies. A medical form has to be filled in and included in the application in order to assess the physical fitness of all applicants.

7. Age
Applicants must not be over 40 years of age.

8. Applications have to be rejected if the applicant does not fulfill the admission qualifications as stated in 1-5 or if the dossier is not complete (with all required documents) or if the application has not been submitted until the application deadline.

9. In consultation with the Foreign Office, already accepted applicants may still be excluded from the course if it is proven that they included false information in their application dossier. In this case the participant concerned has to return to his or her home country immediately.

Looking forward to receiving your nominations.