August 10, 2021

WGI’s expertise as Olympic Study Center in high demand during Tokyo 2020 Games

Prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which had been postponed by a year, the major sporting event in Japan was already the focus of several events organized by Willibald Gehbardt Institute, which is officially recognized by the IOC as an Olympic Study Center. On June 29th, the 2nd Olympic Study Day ...

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June 30, 2021

WGI’s virtual Olympic Study Day 2021 with Tokyo discussants

A video from Tokyo, guests from all over Germany: The Olympic Study Day 2021, organized by the Willibald Gebhardt Institute in Münster was a complete success. On June 29th, WGI’s Vice President for Olympic Education, Prof. Dr. Michael Krüger, in cooperation with the German Olympic Academy (DOA) and ...

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June 25, 2021

EU-Sport Policy study presented to European Parliament

In 2020, the work unit of ​​Prof. Mittag (DSHS, lead) and the WGI (Prof. Naul, co lead) as a research consortium won the European Parliament's tender, an expertise on "EU Sport Policy: Assessment and Possible Ways Forward" ( IP / B / CULT / IC / 2020-025). The consortium also included the European ...

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June 11, 2021

Tokyo 2020 key topic of WGI “Olympic Study Day” 2021

After the premiere in 2019, the Willibald Gebhardt Institute’s 2021 Olympic Science Day will be hosted for a second time in Münster, Germany, in June 2021 - after the pandemic-related break last year. The second edition of the event in Münster will focus on Olympic Studies. On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, ...

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May 12, 2021

Virtual online conference: WGI celebrates successful 5th Olympic Symposium

On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021, the Willibald Gebhardt Institute hosted the 5th Olympic Symposium Willibald Gebhardt under the leadership of Vice President for "Olympic Education", Michael Krüger. This fifth edition of the Gebhardt Symposium was held as an online conference for the first time - due to the ...

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