Hogeschool van Amsterdam

How can sports clubs support a talents’s dual career?

International Seminar on Dual Career


This seminar, organized by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, will focus on the responsibility of the sport sector to contribute to the Dual Career of their sport talents. Experts from leading organizations explain how they support successful Dual Careers. Two Erasmus+ projects show that there are lots of opportunities. At this seminar the Handball 4 Dual Career program will be launched. Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) will present a new and inspiring book on the European best practices in Dual Career.



  • 9:00 – 9:30 Welcome & Registration
  • 9:30 – 11:45 Inspiring presentations by experts on Dual Careers (A.058)
    • The EU Strategy on Dual Career (Ms. Agata Dziarnowska, European Commission)
    • Best practices in Dual Career (Mr. Stephan Hakkers, AUAS)
    • Results Innovative Clubs for Dual Career (Mr. Albert Busquets, CN Banyoles)
    • Transition to the next career (Ms. Wanda Schapendonk, NOC*NSF)
    • Better today, better tomorrow - Dual career perspectives (Keynote speaker Mr. Wolfgang Stockinger, KADA Austria)
    • Discussion: Challenges in Dual Career (lead by Professor Cees Vervoorn, AUAS)
  • 11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break
  • 12:00 – 12:45 Launching of Dual Career program www.h4dc.eu
  • 12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 – 17:00 3 rounds of 6 workshops & presentations by experts about tutorship, career counseling and transition management in sport clubs. (by Sporttop, Sportmaatschappij, VUB, European Handball Federation, KADA and more)
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Closing reception


Date: Wednesday 20th December 2017, Location: Faculty of Sports & Nutrition Dr. Meurerlaan 8, Amsterdam,
Registration: Please send a mail to s.hakkers@hva.nl, Costs for this seminar are 45 euro (this includes workshops, lunch, drinks and a free digital version of book of best practices on Dual Career)

Co-funded by Erasmus+
Gepubliceerd door  Kenniscentrum Bewegen, Sport en Voeding 18 oktober 2017