Germany – German University Sports federation ADH practice for DCA
source: THE FOUNDATION WEBSITE https://www.adh.de/en.html
Academic Career and High Performance Sports
The German University Sports Federation supports excellence on the field of academic and sportive performance. The success of elite student athletes can be seen e.g. through a portion of 42.4% students members on the German Olympic Team of London in 2012. In order to improve the academic conditions of elite student athletes to conduct an academic and a sports career at the same time, in 1999 adh started the project “Partner University of High Performance Sports”. Today more than 90 participating partner universities are committed to provide special services, curricula that are more flexible and creative solutions for collisions with respect to attendance time and examinations for a better combination of studies and high level sports.
Germany -Allgemeiner Deutscher Hochschulsportverband (e.g., the German University Sports Federation-ADH) is the umbrella organization of the German University Sport Institutions, which supports dual career for student-athletes (www.adh.de/en.html). In 1999, ADH launched the project “Partner University of Elite Sport”, which includes today about 100 partner universities providing special services, flexible curricula, individual counseling, and solutions for the fulfillment of the academic requirements of elite athletes. In particular, the German Olympic Team of London 2012 comprised 53% of student-athletes.