Mission & objectives


Promote and defend Physical Education as an important educational area within the school system and the training of young people.


  • defend the presence of Physical Education within the curriculum through a continuously adjusted and actualized argumentation
  • raise the presence of Physical Education, expressed in a number of hours, to minimum 1 hour a day, through promotion campaigns.
  • Defend the position of Physical Education in all countries of Europe
  • Enforce the argumentation by exchanging experiences, knowledge, scientific research, observatories, etc.


  • Organisation of symposia on the importance of PE
  • Investigate the situation of PE in the different member countries
  • Urging the ministers of education to pay more attention to PE in the school curriculum, at a regular basis
  • Urging the different countries to inform each other on the state of the PE

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    Board after the 25th EUPEA Forum in Milan - 17/10/2014

    President: Claude Scheuer, Luxembourg
    Vice President: Marcos Onofre, Portugal
    General Secretary: Ruedi Schmid, Switzerland
    Scientific Advisor: Martin Holzweg, Germany

    Person responsible for development and fundraising

    Riitta Pääjärvi-Myllyaho, Finland

    Board members
    *Laszlo Molnar, Hungary

    Representatives of the Regions

    North: Lucas Janemalm, Sweden

    Vice: Gudrun Asgeirsdottir, Iceland

    South: Bruno Cremonesi, France

    Vice: Luca Eid, Italy

    South East: *Hrvoje Sertic, Croatia

    Vice: *Goran Sporis, Croatia

    East: *Petr Vlcek, Czech Republic

    Vice: *Jana Vasickova, Czech Republic

    Central: Udo Hanke, Germany

    Vice: Friedel Grube, Germany

    Past President
    Rose-Marie Repond, Switzerland

    * co-opted member