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Opportunity for Olympians - Master in Sport Ethics and Integrity MAiSI
What's News | 2021-03-04

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) cordially invites former Olympians in Hong Kong who meet the requirements to apply for the new Master of Art in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) programme to be sponsored by Olympic Solidarity – Athlete Career Transition Programme.  Jointly collaborated by 6 renowned universities specialised in sport policies, governance and ethics, the MAiSI programme offers students a valuable opportunity to study in different universities (please refer to the brochure for details - www.maisi-project.eu).


In support of this idea, through the Olympic Solidarity “Athlete Career Transition (ACT)” programme available to all NOCs, the IOC would like to offer the possibility to 6 former Olympians to participate in this two-year master’s degree. Olympic Solidarity will cover the tuition fees, accommodation, travel fees and student allowance for the entire duration of the studies for the 6 selected candidates.


Candidate requirements:

  • Former Olympian
  • Holds at least a Bachelor Degree
  • Attained English Language Certificate*

Athletes who are interested in applying for this programme should bring the original copies of the completed application form, verification letter on sports achievements issued by respective NSA, bachelor degree certificate, English language certificate and passport to HKACEP Office on or before 6pm, 12 March 2021 (Friday) and late submission will not be considered.  

*The required minimum IELTS score is an overall 6.5 (and no component below 5.5).
The required minimum TOEFL score is 80 on TOEFL IBT (and no component below 19)
The required minimum score for Cambridge Assessment English is an overall C1 Advanced (CAE) or C2 Proficiency (CPE) score of 176. The B2 First (FCE) is not accepted by KU Leuven.



Tel: 2504-8188

Email: hkacep@hkolympic.org for assistance.

Note:  No need to complete the budget section of the form because all financial arrangements will be made directly with the MAiSI.


Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China

 Hong Kong Athletes Career & Education Programme