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A student of sports coaching at the hurdles.

A student of sports coaching at the hurdles., © German Embassy Kigali

28.11.2019 - Article

As part of the foreign cultural and educational policy of the German Federal Foreign Office:

The Sports Faculty of Leipzig university organizes courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers. Courses have a duration of 5 months and are offered in four alternating specializations and languages.

Programme International Couching Course Leipzig 2020 - 2022 (engl)

Programme International Couching Course Leipzig 2020 - 2022 (fr)


German Expert for track and field athletics, Torsten Tesch, and Ambassador Kurz during the closing ceremony event of Level.I athletics coaches training
German Expert for track and field athletics, Torsten Tesch, and Ambassador Kurz during the closing ceremony event of Level.I athletics coaches training© German Embassy Kigali


The International Academy for Foreign  Coaches of the German Athletics Association (DLV) offers every year a top level training course to obtain a Track & Field Coaching Diploma. In general the application for the scholarship can be submitted between October and January. The selected candidates are informed end of February.

The course takes place from June to July ( aprox. 1 year) of the following year  ( aprox. 1 year)  in cooperation with the University of Mainz and supported by the Federal Foreign Office.



The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) promotes the development of sports in foreign countries. Since then, more than 1,300 long-term and short-term training projects have been implemented in more than 100 countries (German trainers train trainers in their home countries). Foreign Federations can contact the DOSB via  e-mail: office@dosb.de

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