Half-year Football Academy + Foundation

11 Jan 2018

Besides the 1-year program, The International Union of Youth has developed a new unique program for 6 months for young people who wish to prepare and enroll to leading universities in the Czech Republic, and become successful football players.

Program structure:

One-semester program combines intensive training sessions (at FC Admira Prague – the farm team of FC Slavia Prague) with Czech and English languages classes and is based in one of top unversities in Europe – Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS). A precise rational balance between sports and studying is carefully kept. Upon successful completion of the educational program graduates can be admitted to the top universities in Europe, meanwhile successful players will gain an opportunity to sign a contract with leading football clubs in Czech Republic and the EU.

MSM International Football Academy

FC Slavia is the leading and most highly rated club in the Czech Republic, regularly participating in UEFA Europa League and Champions League. Alumni of FC Slavia play in leading clubs of Europe. Participants of MSM Football Academy have an opportunity to take part in try-outs in Slavia throughout the year! The training process is visited by specialists from the club, who carefully choose possible candidates to sign a professional contract. The MSM International Football Academy was established not that long time ago, yet much has been achieved in this time! Just a few years ago we started to build our academy literally from scratch. Today, we have the extraordinary possibility to train on professional football facilities with grass and synthetic turf handled daily by specialists to provide a high quality surface for games and practises. Throughout the years of its irreproachable reputation we the MSM Football Academy in Prague have made many eminent partners willing to continue this successful cooperation. These organizations include: Football Association of Czech Republic, Football Association of Prague, Football Association of Moscow, Football Association of Kiev, NIKE brand, widely recognized fitness centre chain ,WorldClass. Moreover,we are official representatives of Jaguar and Land Rover in the Czech Republic.

Some of notable people working for MSM International Football Academy are:

Martin Frydek

His first appearance happened in 1990 as part of AC Sparta Prague – first large football team in Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. He scored 27 goals for Sparta in the 7 years with the team. He took part in European Cup Championship semifinals and quarter finals of the Cup Winners’ Cup. As part of AC Sparta, he won titles in national championships in 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1997, and cups in 1992, 1993 and 1996. After the Europe Championship in 1996 Martin moved to Germany, where he had signed a contact with the FC Bayer Leverkusen. At the end of his career he played in FK Semice and FK Dukla Prague. As for Eurocups — his overall statistics are as follows: 18 games in European Champion Cup (also known as UEFA Champions League), 12 games in each of Cup Winners’ Cup and UEFA . In total, he scored 3 goals is Eurocups. (One of these goals allowed Sparta to beat Marseille in the second round of European Champions Cup in 1991/1992). As a part of the national football team he took part in 37 games, 8 of those were for Czechoslovakia and 29 for the Czech Republic, and he scored 4 goals. He is a silver medal winner EURO 1996. Also, he played in the FIFA Confederation Cup in 1997. At the moment Martin Frydek is a head coach of FC Loko Vltavin.

Eva Haniakova

Eva is a former football player and the former captain of the women’s national football team of the Czech Republic. Currently, she is the head of the Czech youth football team. Eva Haniakova has been working in the AC Sparta Praha academy for a while as the head coach of the U17 women’s team. As of today, this team has been showing excellent results. Thanks to Eva’s unique coaching methods and high-quality tactical training, many strong football players have graduated from the academy. Eva Haniakova is a frequent participant of football conferences and master classes, which take place in Europe and all over the world. In 2014, she was awarded the prestigious award of Doctor of Science of Václav Jírů for her invaluable contribution to the development of Czech football.

Personal coaches of MSM International Football Academy develop training plans apporpriate for each player.

Visiting coaches and assistants from different teams bring diversity into the training process and carefully follow  the players to see if some may potentially join their club. After the players go through a physical training, the coaches go through tactical strategies with them.

Training sessions are conducted 4 times per week.

Members of the program have the chance to take part in official league games in the Czech Republic, local tournaments and have the possibility to take part in international competitions as well.

MSM International Football Academy complies with the highest modern sports standards. Our secret ingredient is the team spirit and individual approach to every member, which guarantees success for both beginners and professional players. We care equally about training at a high level and achieving the best possible results.

The fee of the program includes the following equipment:

  • A set of a training kit (a jersey, shorts, stockings)
  • Two sets of match kits
  • Sports bag
  • Winter set of a training kit (pants, a hat, a jacket)
  • A sports bottle

In 2012, the International Union of Youth has signed an exclusive contract with one of the best fitness centre chains, World Class, based on their long-term successful cooperation.

The combination of your talent, ambitions and effort is the key to the football career in Europe.

One-semester Czech and English language courses

MSM International Football Academy + Foundation Course (1 semester) is conducted at the faculty of Economics and Management and is focused on successful study of Czech and English langugage for those willing to study in state universities in the Czech Republic. The course is developed based on requirements of the entrance exams. Studying at state universities in the Czech language is free of charge.

The foundation course takes place at Czech University of Life Science (CULS) at the faculty of Economics and Management.

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague is one of the top universities in Czech Republic offering Czech and foreign students high-quality professional education. Over 17 000 students study at CULS.

In 2006, Czech University of Life Sciences celebrated its 100th anniversary. The level of education and research activities in this university is balanced and complies with leading European standards. The university has a stable notable position on the European education market. Its successful experiments and innovative research results are of importance and value for all of Europe.

English and Czech language courses are taught in groups with no more than 20 students. The knowledge of these languages is required for entrance exams to most state universities. Not only does this give them an additional chance to be admitted, but it will also make it easier for them to study in their first year at university.

The courses are taught by experienced teachers and professors from CULS. The language courses are meant for successful admission not only to CULS, but also to the University of Economics in Prague, Charles University, Czech Technical University in Prague and other public and private institutions in the Czech Republic. In order to study for free in any of the state universities foreigners are either required to pass a Czech language exam or to provide a language course certificate. Upon successful completion of the course CZU provides students with such standard government-approved certificate.

Academic semester (15.1.2019 – 7.6 2019):
Summer semester 15.1 – 7.6 (21 weeks) – 20 hours of classes weekly (Czech/English  + Maths)
Czech language 350 hours; English language 30 hours; Maths 60 hours

MSM Student Care and Support Program

Besides sports and education,  International Union of Youth offers various services which are required for successful completion of the program and comfortable adjustment to an independent life in Czech Republic.

Services offered by MSM include:

  1. Assistance in collecting the documents and filling out forms in the embassy for long-term visas to the Czech Republic for academic year 2018/2019. Provision of all necessary documents on our behalf (education and accommodation confirmations);
  2. Provision students with health insurance for the entire period of studying. Insurance is paid separately by the student. Fee of the insurance depends on the type of incidents it covers;
  3. Transfer of the student upon his/her arrival from the airport/railway station/bus station;
  4. Assistance with connecting to local mobile phone services;
  5. Registration at foreign police within 3 days upon arrival;
  6. City tour with MSM guide (city orientation, shopping malls, currency exchange centers, etc.);
  7. Prague tour with a professional tour guide;
  8. Student is provided with 2 month public transport pass upon arrival;
  9. Assistance in applying to the chosen university;
  10. Consultation services and support regarding education;
  11. If required, we organize qualified medical help in the shortest possible period, as well as, translation to and from Czech language when visiting the doctor. Medical insurance is a must;
  12. First year of education — All consultations and other support are free, as well as, onsultations regarding any issues with accommodation and employment in Prague;
  13. Assistance with validation of foreign studies and degree documents.

PARTNERS

World Class
Joma
Jaguar
Land-Rover
UIA
World Class
Joma
Jaguar
Land-Rover
UIA