German Olympic Academy

Reunion in Munich: Wrap-up meeting of the German Olympic Youth Camps

Three months after the end of the Winter Olympics, the participants of the German Olympic Youth Camps (DOJL) Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 met in Munich. Together with the leadership teams, 48 participants looked back on their time together in Frankfurt (DOJL Tokyo) and Bischofsgruen (DOJL Beijing), met Dajana Eitberger, silver medallist in luge at …

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Understanding the Olympic Idea and Values as a Challenge and Opportunity: Biebrich Castle Conference in Germany

The 8th Biebricher Schlossgespräch (Biebrich Castle Conference) of the German Olympic Academy (DOA) took place in Wiesbaden on 5 May, 2022. 100 invited guests from sports, politics, business and the media attended the annual event. This year, the focus was placed on the challenges and perspectives of Olympic and Paralympic sports. In addition to the …

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Invitation to concluding “Athletes Friendly Education” conference

Together with its partners, the Olympic Committee of Slovenia carried out a project called “Athletes Friendly Education” with the support of the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The project’s main objective was to develop an evaluation system for educational institutions that support athletes during their sports careers and education. The National Olympic Academies of …

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New publication from the German Olympic Academy – “The Educational Potential of the Olympic Idea” – out now!

On behalf of the German Olympic Academy (DOA), the EOA is pleased to announce the recent publication of a new book entitled “The Educational Potential of the Olympic Idea” which is now available digitally and in print.   The new publication is an anthology offering a broad variety of perspectives on topics relating to the Olympic Games. …

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German Olympic Academy marks Olympic Day with 2,700km run

The German Olympic Academy (DOA) celebrated this year’s Olympic Day with a successful run which saw participants from all over the country cover more than 2,700 kilometers. The date of the Olympic Day, June 23rd, provided the framework for the challenge. From June 21st to June 27th, athletes from all over Germany were encouraged to …

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Germany: Olympic Day Digital: A week of digital activities in the spirit of Olympic values

Every year on June 23, people around the globe celebrate the Olympic values on Olympic Day, in honour of the foundation of the International Olympic Committee in 1894. What is usually a colourful event featuring over 4000 students all around the German Sport & Olympic Museum in Cologne, Germany, must strike out in a new …

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