There will be a General Seminar during the 1st week, and Sport Management seminar during the 2nd week.
If you are selected to participate in the seminar you are required to attend all sessions and to make a short presentation on the "Olympic Legacy for us".

Candidate criteria:

  • 1. Hold a passionate interest in the Olympic Movement and Sports Management or Sports Science for Top Coaching (e.g. graduate student, young researcher, young coach)
  • 2. Be an imminent leader in your country in sport professions in the near future
  • 3. Possess advanced level knowledge and skills of sport disciplines
  • 4. Possess English language proficiency to understand the seminars in English and communicate effectively with other participants and professors (with the score of TOEIC 650, TOFEL (iBT) 70, IELT 5.0 or international experience of one year or more in an English-speaking country)
  • * We are planning to accept 15 or 16 participants.

Start accepting registrations:early November 2015→ 4th November 2015

Registration deadline:late November 2015→ 25th November 2015

Primary selection results:1st - 3rd December 2015 

Application must include the following:

  • 1. Completed Resume Form (attached Resume Form) and attach your current photo
  • 2. Completed Proposal Form (attached Proposal Form): Within 300 words (include reason(s) for interest in participating)
  • 3. A signed Letter of Recommendation from your country’s Regional or National Sport Federation, National Olympic Committee or from your university.

All documents and forms must be completed in English

All personal information submitted will be treated in a confidential manner by NIFISA and will be used only for the purpose of selecting participants for the program.


We will cover expenses for your travel from and to a designated airport in your country of origin and for accommodation and breakfast in Kanoya only (We will send e-ticket for flight).
You will pay for any expenses from and to your home, lunch and dinner and all other expenses that you incur including any travel and medical insurance and associated costs.

Next Steps

Selected candidates will participate in a short Skype interview conducted in English with professors from the NIFISA.

If you are selected to attend the seminar, you will be required to provide a photocopy of your current passport, a completed copy of the Photo Release form, a statement about any special diet requirements or allergies to food, and a copy of the travel insurance certificate.

Final selection results:middle December 2015→ 17th - 18th December 2015 

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