European Athlete as Student (EAS) – the Dual Career Network and European University Sports Association (EUSA) on 8th of December 2016, signed a  to improve cooperation between the organisations in the field of “Dual Career” for student athletes.

EAS ExCom Meeting @ INSEP in Paris

On April 25-27, 2019 Grand INSEP hosted the EAS Executive Board in its outstanding facilities in Paris, France. During the meeting the 2018 activity and financial reports of the Network have been approved, the advancements of the EuropeanCollaborative Partnerships AMID, EMPATIA, DONA, ED-MEDIA, MORE THAN GOLD, STARTING11, and SOS have been illustrated, and the activities in preparation to

3rd transnational meeting of the EMPATIA project

On April 23-25 the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance (INSEP) hosted in its wonderful high performance center in Paris, France, the third transnational meeting of the European project Education Model for Parents of AThletes In Academics (EMPATIA). Coordinated by the University of Ljubljana (SLO), the Partners (European Athlete as Student – EAS – Network, MLT; European University Sports Association


On May 7, 2019 the EAS President Laura Capranica participated to the Bureau of the EPAS Consultative Committee of the Council of Europe (Chair Jens Sejer Andersen, Play the Game; Carlos Cardoso, ENGSO; Paulina Tomczyk, EU Athletes; Annette Wachter, EGLSF; Michael Trinker, EPAS). It was organized in Paris in preparation of the 13th meeting of


On behalf of my Institution/Organisation I hereby apply for membership in the EAS-Network (the European Athlete as Student Network).

The age of the athletes/students – highlight the most appropriate age group 12-18 / 16-20 / 18+.

My institution/organization agrees with the main aims of the EAS-Network to support athletes in combining high performance sport and education. Supporting the “dual career” means that the EAS-Network strives to optimize the training conditions for athlete/students but also that their future gets secured by making it possible for them to get an education or vocational training, so that they have a safe platform to start from when their career is over.


The EAS membership fee of €150 per calendar year will be paid on receipt of a separate invoice.
(This will be forwarded to you on submission of this membership form).

Please send the bank transfer using the following details:
BANK NAME: Sparkasse Bank Malta plc | IBAN: MT78SBMT55505000010000029795000 | SWIFT CODE: SBMTMTM1 | BENEFICIARY NAME: European Athlete as Student


EAS currently have 50+ members situated throughout Europe. Please see below map for current member locations and details. You can also download a full list of member contact details below.


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Do you belong to an institution promoting the dual career approach by supporting the combination of high performance sport and education / vocational training?


  • Uniting partners involved in high performance sport and education
  • Exchanging best practice between countries and institutions
  • Improving conditions for high performance sport and education
  • The link between educational institutions and sports organisations
  • Actively developing research projects in sport and education


The EAS members benefit from a number of factors which are also useful in the development of the Dual Career Pathway.

  • An annual EAS conference with reduced conference fee
  • Essential information about ongoing best practice
  • Sharing of expertise
  • Professional partnerships between institutions, coaches, teachers and students throughout nations
  • European Networking Discussions and debates around sport on a local, national and European level *Opportunities to utilise EAS events to promote your institution within the network
  • This web site to act as our member hub


You can download complete and return the current EAS member application form below.


EAS Membership form