About the Dual Career programme
The Dual Career programme covers the cooperation between the Czech Olympic Committee, state institutions, commercial companies, sport unions, state and private colleges and most importantly top-level athletes, who represent or have represented the Czech republic. Tens of athletes participate in the programme each year, which thus provides them with an assisted path of development.
What is the focus of the programme?
The programme aims to provide a smooth transition between an active sporting career and an ordinary life for the athletes. The guiding principle must be the option to seamlessly combine top-level sporting activity (very time consuming) and paralel education or other activities.
It is possible to apply for a financial contribution, among others for „Study on a College, vocational and re-qualification courses, language courses within a study programme with a corresponding accreditation, which is concluded by acquiring a diploma, a certificate, an authorization and alike.“
The College Palestra has been cooperating for a long time with the Dual Career programme and thanks to financial support, many top-level athletes either study or have studied here. More HERE.
More information can be found on http://www.dualcareer.cz/ (in Czech)