The Comparative research is available on the project website.

The findings from the conducted interviews indicated
that the dual-career program is in its early stages, and that concerted efforts from all participants are necessary to
advance the program. The primary issue identified was the vague boundaries surrounding the employment
aspirations of athletes during and after their sports careers. Stakeholders' offerings were limited to seminars, sport-
specific education opportunities, and some financial support, which were also constrained due to the financial crisis
in Greece and low incomes in Bulgaria. The research highlights that Greece has legislation in place to regulate
educational support for elite athletes. However, these laws are outdated and insufficient to address the issue at
hand. Therefore, new strategies must be developed to tackle the new / modern challenges faced by athletes in
terms of their training conditions, their education and the development of a future professional activity. Bulgaria is
behind Greece in term of legislation and regulations to support the educational development of elite