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Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa will be the stage for the debate on the reality of young European athletes of high competition who have to reconcile sporting activity with teaching.
The European Athlete as Student (EAS) Network congress takes place between September 20 and 22, at Iscte, under the theme: “Dual Career – A stronger bridge between sport and education”.
The director of the Culture and Sports Unit at Iscte, Duarte Lopes is the president of the Organizing Committee of this edition, which will bring together experts in the areas of sports and education to discuss initiatives, policies and projects that encourage students who are also competitive athletes to achieve their goals.
The last day of the initiative will take place in Cidade do Futebol and will feature the sharing of Portuguese experiences of the elements of the Sporting Academy, the “Dual Career Manager” course – carried out by Iscte Executive Education in conjunction with the Football Players Union – and FPF Football School.