Half-Year Football Academy + Half-Year CULS Program

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

Professional football training sessions, football career + admission to universities in Czech Republic

Program Structure:

1 semester program is structured as such that intensive sports training (in the Slavia farm team football club Admira) is combined with the study of Czech and English languages based in one of top universities in Europe – Czech University of Life Sciences (CULS). The course maintenance a rational balance between sports and academic studies. Upon successful completion of the educational program graduates can apply to the top universities in Europe and successful players will gain a possibility to sign a contract with the leading football clubs in the Czech Republic and EU.

MSM International Football Academy

Football club Slavia is the leading and most highly rated club in the Czech Republic, regularly participating in the League of Europe and the Champions League. Alumni of Czech Slavia play in leading clubs of Europe. Participants of MSM Football Academy have the priority in tryouts to join Slavia throughout the year! The training process is attended 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 ago, yet much has been achieved in this time! Just a few years ago we started to build our academy literally from a 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 Federation of Czech Republic, Prague Football Federation, Moscow Football Federation, Kiev Football Federation, NIKE brand, widely recognized Xplore Fitness, a fitness centre chain, as well as being 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 Sparta team – first large football team in Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. He scored 177 points and 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 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 left to Germany, where he had signed a contact with the Bayer team. At the end of his career heplayed in FK Semice and FK Dukla Prague. As for Eurocups — his overall statistics are as follow: 18 games in European Champion Cup (also known as League of Champions), 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 pass Marseille in the second round of European Champions Cup in 1991/1992). As a part of the national football team he played in 37 games, 8 of those were for Czechoslovakia and 29 for the Czech Republic., and he scored 4 goals. He became vice-champion of Europe in 1996. Also, he played in the FIFA Confederation Cup in 1997. At the moment Martin Frydek works at the Prague Admira Academy.


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Eva Ganyakova

Eva is a former football player and the former captain of the national women’s football team of the Czech Republic. Currently, she is the head of the Czech youth football team. Eva Gonyakova has been working in the AC Sparta Praha academy for a while as the head coach of the women’s team of the U17 division. As of today, this team has been showing excellent results.

Thanks to Eva’s unique coaching methods and quality tactical training, many strong football players have graduated from the academy. Eva Ganyakova is a frequent participant of football conferences and master classes, which take place in Europe and beyond. 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 meal and training plans appropriate for each trainee.

Special host 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. The team trains 4 times a week.

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

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

The cost of the program includes the following equipment:

  • Training kit (socks, shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, sports bottle)
  • Sports football suit (pants, jacket)
  • Sports bag

In 2012, the International Union of Youth has signed an exclusive contract with one of the best fitness centre networks, Xplore Fitness, based on their long term successful cooperation.

The student pays the registration fee to the Czech Football Federation for the official registration of a player in the Czech Republic on his own.

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

One Semester Czech and English courses

MSM International Football Academy + Preparation Czech and English Courses in CULS program (1 semester course) in the faculty of Economics and Management is focused on successful study of Czech and English for those willing to study in public universities in the Czech Republic. The course is developed based on requirements of the entrance exams. Education in public universities in the Czech language is free.

CULS – Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague

The preparation course takes place in CULS in the faculty of Economics and Management.

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague is one of the top universities in Czech Republic offering Czech an 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 study of these languages is required for entrance exams to most public universities. Not only does this give them an additional chance to enroll, but it will also make it easier for them to study in their first year in university.

The courses are taught by experienced teachers and professors from CULS. The language courses are meant for successful application 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 CULS provides students with such standard government-approved certificate.

Academic semester

  • Czech language 380 hours;
  • Mathematics 60 hours

Summer semester: (21 weeks) – 20 hours of classes weekly (Czech / English + mathematics)

One Semester Czech and English courses

Besides sports and education, part of the MSM International Football Academy + Czech and English language preparation courses in CULS , the 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.

1. Help with collecting the documents and filling out forms in the embassy for long-term visas to the Czech Republic for academic year. Provision of all necessary documents on our behalf (education and accommodation confirmations).
2. Organization of Czech insurance for entire period of study. Insurance is paid separately by the student. Cost of the insurance depends on the type of incidents it covered.
3. Welcome Program to the Czech Republic:

  • Meeting the student at the place of his/her arrival (airport, bus or train station) any time.
  • Help with connecting to local mobile phone services.

4. Registration at foreign policy within 3 days upon arrival.
5. Tour program after arriving to Czech Republic:

  • City tour with MSM guide (city orientation, shopping malls, currency exchange centers, etc.)
  • Prague tour with a professional tour guide
  • Student is provided with 2 month public transport pass upon arrival.

6. Cooperation with the chosen university:

  • Help in applying to the chosen university
  • Consultation services and support regarding education.

7. 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.
8. First year of education — all consultations and other support are free, as well as, consultations regarding any issues with accommodation and employment in Prague.
9. Help with validation of foreign studies and degree documents.

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