ISAPA 2013
19th International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity
19-23 July 2013, Yeditepe University - Istanbul
"Bridging The Gaps"
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Deadline: February 28, 2013
It is our pleasure to announce that ISAPA 2013 will again host an international volunteer program to support IFAPA student members; a program that began in ISAPA 2009. Current volunteer program will accept 5 students from Turkey and 15 students other countries.
The goal of the program is to enable volunteers to meet and work with academics and pioneers of adapted physical activity while serving at the symposium. Prerequisite to be become a volunteer is presentation of at least one scientific research (poster or verbal) at ISAPA 2013.
The IVP will start on July 16 and end on July 24, 2013. Travel costs belong to volunteers. The Organizing Committee will provide room and board. Volunteers will participate in an orientation. This training aims to educate and support volunteers in their daily tasks and symposium responsibilities.
Deadline: February 28, 2013
ISAPA 2013 International Volunteer Program Application Guidelines
  • Proof of student certificate (undergraduate, master and PhD students) (.pdf format during application, original needs to be submitted at the beginning of the program).
  • Proof of IFAPA student membership (for the ones who have not registered yet, follow the link
  • Recommendation letter from faculty (pdf format, max. 500 words)
  • Motivation letter (indicate why you want to volunteer, your university studies and APA experience) (.pdf format, max. 500 words)
  • Proof of language skills (TOEFL or IELTS result for non-native speakers of English). As the official language of the symposium is English, you should be able to communicate and make yourself understood in English. Additonal language skill(s) is a big plus.
  • Abstract submissions (follow the abstract submission guidelines of ISAPA2013 and highlight with abstract submission that you are applying to IVP, too).
Selected volunteers have to pay € 100 deposit. This money is a guarantee that selected volunteers are confirming their participation. It will be reimbursed at the end of the program. If the volunteer does not show up or arrive late, there will be no refunds.
Applicants from Turkey must have membership in Engelli Bireyler için Fiziksel Aktivite Derneği (Turkish Association of Adapted Physical Activity)– the non-governmental organization that organizes the symposium.
Please, send your inquiries and application via e-mail to IFAPA Student Rep: Dr. Abdurahman Aktop,
Ferhat Esatbeyoğlu
EBFAD   Yeditepe University   IFAPA