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Challenges for Football
20-21 June - Aarhus University

The conference, titled "Challenges for Football", takes place 20-12 June 2011 at Aarhus University during the U-21 European Championships in Denmark.

Sports journalists, sports leaders, sports practitioners, academics and others are invited to participate in a two-day conference discussing four important themes behind football:

  • Regulation
  • Health
  • Performance
  • Technology/Innovation

The aim of the conference is to share information and knowledge about football in a broad perspective. At the same time, the event will provide the opportunity for networking and promoting international cooperation in this field.

During the conference participants from various countries will present scientific approaches, current studies, and experiences with a focus on football.

See presentations from the conference here


Practical info:

Price: 200 euro/1500 dkr

Price with student discount: 46 euro/350 dkr

Lunch, refreshments and conference materials are included in the price.

Optional conference dinner and accommodation can be booked through the registration form:

More information about the conference venue, programme and speakers can be found through the left side menu.

Additional information:

Klavs Madsen, Head of Department, Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Science, University of Aarhus; phone: +45 89 42 91 71 or e-mail:

Organisation and practical issues:
Mette Kanstrup, Active Institute,, phone: +45 20 15 55 41



The conference is organised in a cooperation between