The aim of the project to strength the students in first cycle (BA) and second cycle (MA) to be leader who will serve for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports and recreation.

This project will be conducted with the hosting of Faculty of Sport Science Gedik University and with 5 partners, under the name of “Disability Sports and Health; Game and Activity Modifications”. The Project partners are Turkey, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Italy and Finland. The target groups of the program are the students who have been studying Coaching, physical education, recreation and physical therapy in Schools of Physical Education and Sports. 24 students from the European universities and 12 students from the Gedik University will attend the program. The program will cover in total 4 module and 4 weeks, 20 days with 140 hours, 76 hours of theory and 64 hours of practice.

Total ECTS credit point of this IP is sixteen. The fifty four % of these courses will be theoretical while the forty six % will focus on practice. So it will be possible to bridge between theory and practice, and students will try to put the theoretical things they have learned into practice. The program will involve some theoretical courses such as History and philosophy of disability sports, Laws, Policies, Human right and UN charter about disability sports, Accessibility and adapted equipment and Leadership training in disability sports, Paralympics school days, etc., and some practical courses such as main disability sports such as wheelchair basketball, tennis, soccer, goal ball, orienteering, swimming, kayaking, and rowling.