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Awarded!

International Fair Play Committee Award for the M.A. Olympic Studies.

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PUCRS Olympic Studies Research Group new partner for the M.A. Olympic Studies

We are excited to welcome a new partner in the international study programme M.A. Olympic Studies:  The Olympic Studies Research Group of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil) chaired by Professor Nelson Todt. At an official meeting with the Vice-President of the University, which took...

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Meeting with IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach

Prof. Stephan Wassong met IOC President Dr. Bach at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne on 27th June. This occasion entailed, amongst other things, the announcement of the publication of Prof. Wassong on the foundation and development of the IOC Athletes' Commission; a project that was completed with the support of the Olympic...

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Certificate "Regulation of Global Sport" for Marloes Ekkelboom

Marloes Ekkelboom, staff member at the Institute of Sports History, has received the Certificate of Advanced Studies in ‘Regulation of Global Sport’ from the University of Lausanne (UNIL). This relatively new certificate, based on three compact modules at the Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration at the...

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M.A. Olympic Studies Participant Tomasini becomes TAFISA board member

Marco Tomasini,particpant of the 8th Intake of the M.A. Olympic Studies, has been elected to the Board of The Association for International Sport for All at the 27th TAFISA Congress and General Assembly, which were recently held in Portoroz, Slovenia. Mr. Tomasini is the youngest ever member of the TAFISA Board (2022-2025)...

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Dr. Libor Flemr visits the Olympic Studies Centre

The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) was delighted to host Dr. Libor Flemr of Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) from 30.05.-03.06.2022. Supported by the Erasmus + programme for the training of university faculty members, Dr. Flemr shadowed the activities of the OSC in teaching and research. Alongside his contributions to...

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International Women´s Football Workshop in Cologne

The Olympic Study Centre and the Sports Department of Cologne invited four NGOs to participate in the first International Women Football Workshop in Cologne from 23rd to 29th of May, 2022.

The idea of the project was to connect NGOs all following the same motto and target: “Girls football is building a bridge to education;...

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Prof. Wassong appointed founding member of the International Olympic Academy's Scientific Committee

The International Olympic Academy (IOA), based near antique Olympia in Greece, appointed Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stephan Wassong, Head of the Institute of Sport History and Director of the Olympic Studies Centre Cologne, a founding member of its newly established Scientific Committee.

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M.A. Olympic Studies - Intake 7 Completes Curriculum

From 27th of March till 2nd of April 2022, the 7th Intake of the M.A.Olympic Studies completed its last course module "Governance, Policy and Olympic Organizations". The module was conducted as a Hybrid Teaching seminar, since most students were unable to make travel arrangements in time due to the pandemic. It was taught by...

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Graduation and Congratulations

Damaris Young Aranda, who is the President of the National Olympic Committee of Panama, has graduated from the international study porgramme M.A. Olympic Studies (https://www.dshs-koeln.de/studium/studienangebot/weiterbildungsmaster/ma-olympic-studies/) with a distinction. On 16 March, she received her academic transcripts,...

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