CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDIES (CAS) IN ANTI-DOPING FOR SPORT
A new 4 week certified education program on Anti-Doping for Sport with the University of Lausanne’s centre for Research and Expertise in anti-Doping sciences (REDs) will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2019 and 2020. The program is a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) and will give participants a better understanding of all the issues involved in anti-doping, from general organisation to the science and biology, testings and investigations and the legal framework. The 4 one week modules are spread over 2 two-week sessions, in March 2019 and March 2020.
WHAT IS THE CAS ANTI-DOPING FOR SPORT?
The aim of the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) is to give the opportunity to participants to better understand how sports organisations tackle current challenges of doping and of the fight against doping. The program provides organisational, scientific, ethical, sociological and legal insights into the field of doping and anti-doping and will give a thorough understanding of how anti-doping operates on a national and international level. The course requires participants to take part in two compulsory two-weeks modules with lectures from experts in the fields of anti-doping sciences, from laboratory directors to arbitration lawyers. The programme is directed by Prof Martial Saugy and Dr Raphael Faiss from the University of Lausanne’s centre for Research and Expertise in anti-Doping sciences (REDs) and is being administered by the AISTS.
OBJECTIVES OF THE CAS
- to understand the general organisation of anti-doping in an international context
- to identify the main actors and stakeholders of the fight against doping in sports
- to gain specialised and up-to-date knowledge in the field of science and biology for anti-doping
- to expand the operational knowledge of testing and investigations in an anti-doping context
- to broaden the perspective with an understanding of the legal environment from legislation to sanctioning
- to discuss the future challenges for the sport movement
- to establish fruitful exchanges for a wider network amongst practitioners
This course is intended for professionals who wish to gain comprehensive knowledge and competence in the diverse aspects of doping and anti-doping in sport. The course is open to practitioners from any discipline related to anti-doping sciences and operations holding a University degree (at least BSc) or any equivalent degree of a higher education academic or professional program.
Speakers include an extensive list of experts from the fields as well as from various organisations and universities. Full speakers list available here.
HOW TO APPLY
Registration is now closed. For more information go to www.unil.ch/reds
Fee: 8’900 CHF includes course materials, examination fees, coffee & lunch.
More information about the program is available here.