Project Partners

Olympic Committee of Slovenia (SLO) - Coordinator
Olympic Committee of Slovenia–Association of Sports Federations (OCS-ASF) is umbrella non-governmental sport organization in Slovenia. Its mission is to create better country trough sport and the Olympic movement. It is not only connected to the elite sport, but also to sport for all with high awareness on the importance of sport at the local level. OCS-ASF goal is to develop Slovenian sport in all of its forms, together with OCS-ASF member federations, governmental and economy support. Activities on Athletes Dual Career, education and employment of the athletes, are important part of the OCS-ASF support for athletes and their lifelong development. 

Olympic Committee of Portugal (POR)
The National Olympic Committee of Portugal is the maximum governing body of the Portuguese sporting system. It is a non-profit and nongovernmental organization that, besides organizing and leading in exclusivity the national delegation to the Olympic Games, has several other statutory powers in advocacy, promotion and development of the Olympic Movement and sport in general, in accordance with the Olympic Charter, namely: Safeguard the observance of sports ethics in the framework of competitions and in the relations between sports people and the community; To encourage the dissemination of the cultural, educational and social values of Olympism; Encourage, enhance and support training and education of sports people and their leading role in the community.

Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee (BEL)
The Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee (BOIC) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) that represents the Olympic Movement and its values in Belgium. The BOIC is an "interfederal" non-profit association. It is the umbrella organisation over the national sports federations, which usually consist of two or even three community leagues. The representatives of these 78 sports federations are member of the General Assembly of the BOIC. Together they represent 20,000 sports clubs and 1,500,000 active members.

German Olympic Academy (GER)
Aims and activities of the German Olympic Academy: Dealing with fundamental issues of the Olympic Movement, Paralympic movement and sport in its different aspects; Organization of events and development of statements on current and overall issues of sport; Consulting the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and other organizations and members of the German Olympic Academy; Developing measures and teaching material on Olympic education; Researching into the history of the Olympic Movement and its cultural, philosophical and educational aspects.

Croatian Olympic Academy (CRO)
The Croatian Olympic Academy (COA) was founded following the decision of the Croatian Olympic Committee Council on 27 June 1996 in compliance with the provisions of the IOC Olympic Charter, that is, with the NOC tasks to promote the basic principles of Olympism at the national level. The Croatian Olympic Academy acted as a Croatian Olympic Committee body until 2003, when it was registered as a public non-profit institution in accordance with the Croatian Institutions Act. The most important objectives HOA-e in terms of the project are: promote and connect sport with education, culture and art, and placing sport at the service of the harmonious development of human; education and training of professional staff to perform professional work in sports; initiation of basic and applied scientific research and development in the sport in terms of kinesiology, philosophy, sociology, ethics, culture, law and economics; adaptation of the education system in the sport principles and spirit of the Bologna process in promoting and encouraging lifelong learning.

University of Maribor’s Faculty of Organisational Sciences (SLO)
With its nineteen member institutions, the University of Maribor is turning into a central development institution attracting talented students from all over the world and providing a development context where excellence is at home at all levels. The University of Maribor shall become a globally recognized innovation ecosystem, inspiring the creativity of both employees and students. The Faculty of Organizational Sciences (FOS) mission, as a socially beneficial organization, is to contribute to the development of the environment by implementing the scientific-research activity, higher education of students, life-long education and training, counselling, conference activity, publishing activity, and other activities of higher education establishments in accordance with the internationally recognised principles of quality in higher education and established models of business excellence, in the domestic and international areas, in the following material scopes: Organization and Management, Engineering of business and work systems, Personnel Management, Environmental Management, Quality Management, quantitative methods in organizational sciences, Information Systems and other material scopes. 

University of Rijeka’s Faculty of Maritime Studies (CRO)
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Maritime Studies is the oldest Maritime Education and Training institution of higher education in the Adriatic area.  It has a total of 109 employees of which academic staff totals 72 persons (46 holding Ph.Ds). Faculty of Maritime Studies academic staff offers scientific expertise and experience in: economics of transport, shipping and port economics, transport logistics, transport technology, maritime safety, navigation, electronics, marine engineering, marine power plants, port operations, maritime law, law of the sea, verbal maritime communications, etc. The Faculty consists of 8 departments and possesses several simulators and laboratories. In 2001 the Faculty gained ISO 9001:2000 certificate of quality.

Volleyball Federation of Macedonia (MKD)
Is a national entity legally constituted, recognised and authorised by the relevant sport and public authorities of its country and/or territory as the sole national body with primary authority to administer and govern all forms of Volleyball within this defined country and/or territory. It is structured and organised according to the spirit and provisions of the FIVB Constitution and affiliated to the FIVB and the CEV.

EUSA Institute (SLO)
The EUSA Institute is a non-profit non-governmental organisation working on developing university sports, organising sports events, carrying out sports activities and projects and providing education in sports at university level across Europe.