The European Athlete as Student

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.25 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    The European Athlete as Student   (EAS)

    EU Transparency Register

    958351829946-50 First registered on 01 Feb 2018

    Goals / Remit

    The European Athlete as Student (EAS) network has been founded in 2004 with the support of EU Commission during The European Year of Education Through Sport (EYES). It is for universities, sports schools and other educational establishments interested in high-performance sport as well as sports clubs and federations which are willing to help their athletes in their studies. The main aim of the EAS -network is to support European athletes in combining high-performance sport and education.

    Main EU files targeted

    Implementation of the European Guidelines for Dual Career in the European Union member countries


    Head Office
    99, Villanueva Building Hannieqa Street
    Ghaxaq 1025
    EU Office
    Bernardo Davanzati 1
    Rome 00137


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    Th EAS is governed by the Executive Board where all the members are part-time and work pro-bono.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    EU funding, Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Membership 7,350€
    Grant DiscoverU 28,000€
    Grant Talent 13,967€
    Grant Sport as Values 4,382€
    Grant Starting 11 8,037€
    Grant ELCAMP 5,633€
    Grant PARALIMIT 17,224€
    Grant BRAVA DC 12,134€
    Grant EAS Conference 1,096€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group in charge of implementation of the EU Work Plan for Sport#E01564# #Observer #C#Academia/Research, Professionals

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Sport Intergroup

    Communication activities

    AMID (590400-EPP-1-2017-1-AT-SPO-SCP; 2018-2020) for the provision of evidence- and eminence-base guidelines on student-athletes who relocate/migrate to pursue their academic and/or sport careers (;

    EMPATIA (590437-EPP-1-2017-1-SI-SPO-SCP; 2018-2020) for the development of an online educational programme for parents of dual career athletes (;

    DONA (2018-3716/001-001; 2019-2021), for the investigation, development and testing of a dual career club-based methodology to empower women’s volleyball players;

    Ed-Media (2018-2078/001-001; 2019-2020) for a proactive shaping of a positive image of athletes as students;

    More Than Gold (603346-EPP-1-2018-1-LV-SPO-SCP; 2019-2020) for developing dual career guidelines for higher education institutes;

    SOS (603266-EPP-1-2018-1-IT-SPO-SCP; 2019-2020) for structuring an innovative teaching module for physical activity teachers; and

    Starting11 (60313-EPP-1-2018-1-NL-SPO-SCP; 2019-2021) for the creation of the very first European Dual Career Toolkit for service providers (

    BRAVA-DC: Brand Value Alignment through Dual Career

    ELCAMP (622314-EPP-1-2020-1-NO-SPO-SCP) for the investigation and development of dual career through self-employment and entrepreneurship career option for elite athletes.

    PARA-LIMITS (622213-EPP-1-2020-1-ES-SPO-SCP) for the investigation and development of dual career of paralympic athletes

    COMPATH SPORT (EPLUS, 101050955) for promoting employability of young student-athletes through ‘Competence Hub on Sport Innovation’;

    Sports as Value (EPLUS, 101093451) for partnership cooperation to build the capacity of sport managers and coaches in Balkan region to promote values in and through sport

    TALENT (EPLUS, 101090147), cloud-based education for creative sport talents;

    DCMENTOR (EPLUS, 101132309), for advancing athlete employability through career mentorship and education;

    DiscoverU (EPLUS, 101134052) for discovering university sport and supporting dual career;

    SMART START for DC (EPLUS, 101133555), for encouraging the dual career of young high school athletes aged 14 and 19;

    FIND ME (EPLUS, 101134043), for identifying university dual career opportunities.

    Capranica et al. (2015). Kinesiologia slovenica, 21(2), 5.
    Guidotti et al. (2015). Kinesiologia Slovenica, 21(3).
    Capranica & Guidotti (2016). IPOL_STU(2016)573416
    Condello et al. (2019). PloS one, 14(10), e0223278.
    Tessitore et al. (2021). Psychology of sport and exercise, 53, 101833.
    Fuchs et al. (2021). PLoS One, 16(6), e0253333.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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