Coordinator: Kolymvitikos Athlitikos Omilos Asterias-Swimming Club Asterias (Katerini, Greece)
Asterias (EL) is a swimming club in Katerini, which offers swimming lessons for children from the age of two, disabled children (mostly ambulatory) and adults. It is equipped with facilities for disabled people. Its Managing Director is specialized in biomechanics of swimming, and has realized analysis for children with cerebral palsy. Both he and the head coach have been honored by the Ministry of Education for the program of teaching swimming in the elementary schools of Greece.
School of Physical Education and Sport Science of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Athens, Greece)
The School of Physical Education and Sport Science (EL) belongs to the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), which is the oldest institution of higher education in Greece as well as the Balkan peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region. The School of Physical Education and Sport Science specializes in the study, research and teaching of all expressions of Movement of the Human Body through a holistic and in depth interdisciplinary program that includes the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanitarian sciences. The School includes faculty members recognized for their high quality research and publications.
National University of Physical Education and Sport (Bucharest, Romania).
UNEFS (RO) is one of oldest public institutions founded in Europe, in 1923. Each year it offers degree programs – bachelor, master and doctoral programs, for about 1000 students, in the physical education, sports and kinesiotherapy areas of studies. The high level of educational services is recognized by the Romanian Agency of Quality in Higher Education. NUPES experience in higher education is oriented to the education quality and to the academic community performances, being confirmed by the important number of graduates who have become famous and appreciated in many countries of the world. NUPES promotes scientific research oriented to the development of physical education, sports and kinesiotherapy field and its relation with other scientific areas, from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Športno društvo Riba-SD Riba Swimming Club (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
SD Riba (SL) is a swimming club, officially a sports association, was founded in 2002 by a group of young swimming enthusiasts and ex-competitive swimmers, brimming with ideas and eager to put them into practice. Eleven years later, their ideas are working and their enthusiasm is going as strong as ever. They have a club now with members aged from 3 to over 60, who all love swimming and share the appreciation of this sport that not only exercises the body but is good for the mind as well. Over the years they have learned a lot through trial and error and participated in many training courses. In their staff they have licensed instructors, swimming teachers and coaches (licensed by Slovenian Swimming Association) and professionals who gained their degree from the Faculty of Sports (University of Ljubljana). They have a lot of theoretical and practical knowledge.
Associazione Euphoria (Rome, Italy)
Euphoria (IT) is an Italian non-profit organization aimed at promoting and giving visibility to European issues, encouraging debate, raising awareness and changing attitudes via dissemination activities, communication and information campaigns, well-established local and European networks and decentralized cooperation activities. The association organizes different events especially in the field of education, training, EU citizenship and youth policies. In collaboration with other associations, trade unions and universities Euphoria has developed tailor made courses for teachers, headmasters and schools’ administrative staff on EU projects and European educational affairs. They travel all over Italy to deliver their training courses and to Europe to implement EU projects.