The 16th ENSE Forum will be held in Guimarães at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2022 under the theme Sport Education in a Changing World

The ENSE Forum is hosted thanks to the support of Câmara Municipal de Guimarães, Tempo Livre and IPDJ – Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude.

This page provides you with all the necessary information for your time with us in Guimarães.

About ENSE

“The European Network of Sport Education (ENSE) is an international non-profit organisation and has been active in the field of sport education in Europe since 1989. The organisation focuses on projects aimed at developing and promoting the sector of sport and sport sciences at the European level, especially as they relate to physical education, coaching, management as well as health and physical activity.”

ENSE is also an observer in the European Council’s Working Group on Human Resources Development in Sport, giving a unique voice at the EU level.

Tempo Livre has been a member of ENSE since 2018. We are very proud to be part of a vast network of academic, professional, sporting and government organizations, that have a leading role in the European dialogue on sport, including on issues of education, professionalization, and cooperation. 

Find more about ENSE here > http://sporteducation.eu/ 

Forum ENSE 2022

The 16th ENSE Forum will be held in Guimarães at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2022 under the theme Sport Education – Future directions and Perspectives.
We are working so that in September 2022 we can hold this event. Our program will be released soon and registration will start shortly. Stay tuned!

Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal

Ancient city whose history is closely linked to national history and identity. Distinguished by its unique heritage and exemplarily recovered, the Historic Center was recognized by UNESCO, in 2001, as a World Heritage Site.
The appreciation of culture and sporting events fostered the creation of a network of cultural and sporting equipment, which placed Guimarães in a prominent place on ​​arts and shows, at national and international level, culminating in 2012 as European Capital of Culture in 2012 and 2013, as a European City of Sport. All these attributes make Guimarães an attractive city to visit.

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Useful information

Do you want to participate in the Forum and need more information? See the content provided below or contact us.


The ENSE Forum will take place at the Centro Cultural Vila Flor, at the address listed below. More information about the venue here:


Av. D. Afonso Henriques, 701. Guimarães


Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodation, as well as secure any necessary entry visas. 

The recommended hotels are:


Further information about accommodation can be found here:


Data Protection Regulation

During the ENSE Forum, photo and film will be shot as appropriate. These will be published both online and in print to illustrate ENSE’s activities. As the person concerned, you have the fundamental right to information, authorization, deletion, restriction, and data transfer within the framework of the statutory provisions.
If necessary, please contact cedg@tempolivre.pt

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