Special Olympics


SCHUFA is a Partner of Special Olympics Germany

As a Partner of Special Olympics Germany (SOG), SCHUFA has made a commitment to help people with intellectual disabilities on their way to greater recognition, self-confidence and participation in society.

The focus of the partnership is the topic “participating in economic life”. We primarily want to make our knowledge, network and experts available for projects that provide financial education for people with disabilities, their families, and also associations and institutions, in order to promote social inclusion.

Latest News

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Inclusion: Accessible Harry Potter

How can design break down barriers? 18 students at the Hochschule RheinMain have been looking into this question – and have presented their results to SCHUFA. Their drafts will be on display from 30 May in the exhibition “all inclusive” in the foyer of Wiesbaden City Hall.

Special Olympics: SCHUFA volunteers for the World Games in Berlin 2023

158 employees of SCHUFA have volunteered for the Special Olympics World Games 2023 in Berlin. Who are these helpers? What motivates them and what are they most looking forward to? They give some answers in this video.


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Just 50 days until the opening. Ten facts about the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin

The Special Olympics World Games 2023 will be opening in Berlin in just 50 days – and SCHUFA is a Partner. What do you know about the Special Olympics? We’ll make you an expert in this inclusive sporting event with these ten facts.

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Special Olympics: “We connect with the horse”

Christian Jansen, Mia Wünsch and Luisa Fußy are taking part in the World Games in Berlin. What is the art of riding? How do they train? We accompany the riders on their way - Part 2 of the series #RideToBerlin.

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Special Olympics: and then there’s the red jackets with Germany

“It’s like shopping without spending money”: The German athletes at the Special Olympics have picked up their sportswear in Berlin.

Special Olympics Service

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Venues & schedule

The Special Olympics World Games 2023 in Berlin are taking place at locations all around the city. The main venues are in the Olympiapark and at Messe Berlin. You will find other venues and the exact schedule here.

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The World Games program

A highly varied program will be provided throughout the World Games (17 to 25 June 2023). In addition to sport, culture hasn’t been forgotten. We’ve summarised the 5 highlights of the cultural program.


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Strong together. For more than 50 years

The Special Olympics was founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, one of John F. Kennedy’s sisters, who spent her whole life in the struggle for more rights and acceptance for people with intellectual disabilities.

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Get in touch

Your contact person

Dr. Kai-Friedrich Donau

Kormoranweg 5
65201 Wiesbaden
Tel.: +49 611 9278-0
Your contact person

Jennifer Opitz

Kormoranweg 5
65201 Wiesbaden
Tel.: +49 611 9278-0