The International Coaching Course (ITK) – Call for Application 2018

Application: Through the German Embassy of your country!

The International Coaching Course (ITK) – Call for Application 2018

Deadline: 18th of February, 2018

Duration of course: 03/09/2018 - 31/01/2019

Every year, as part of the foreign cultural and educational policy of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Sports Faculty of the University of Leipzig organizes two courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers coming from developing countries according to the DAC list of the OECD. 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 field of sports

– own experience as active athletes or as physical

education teachers/coaches and

– good physical and psychological aptitudes

Current programs open for application:

- Basketball (in Arabic)

- Handball (in English)

 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


– The postgraduate study is financed 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.

 For information on how to apply, kindly refer to the following link:

 Note: Please only send copies of your certificates and diplomas, which are authenticated and translated into the course language. The application dossier will not be returned.