This academy is an elite, residential soccer academy based in Germany. Founded in 1991, the academy established a proven development system and offers exposure to top coaches and scouts worldwide.

As one of the only international academies approved by the German Football Association (DFB), players are integrated into the official German league system!

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What is included?

  • 1 year club membership = 10 months training with academy coaches
  • 4+ training sessions per week on Grass, Turf or Indoor
  • Compete in the German official youth system
  • 1 full academic year at a German public school (international private school options available, additional fees apply)
  • Room and board in boarding school next to training facilities
  • Visa support
  • Player Progress Report after completion of the program
  • Official WARUBI Player Profile
  • WARUBI representation & development plan (college recruiting, pro careers, private & group sessions)


  • Learn a new language (German)
  • Platform/Opportunity to be seen by European scouts and clubs (the academy produced 28+ pro players)
  • Compete with and against German academy players in the official German youth league system (with promotion and relegation opportunities)
  • Experience the passion for soccer! Soccer is the #1 Sport in Germany and Europe!
  • Complete an academic program in a new country
  • Full immersion in a new culture
  • Meet new friends and build a network for the future (for college, jobs, rtc.)
  • Create memories that will last forever
  • Once-in-a-lifetime experience that will make you stand out


  • The academy is looking to select 9 players for the 2022/23 season! How to qualify:
    • Attend one of our ID Clinics (closed)
    • Get recommended from a trusted and qualified coach. Coach recommendations can be submitted to
    • Get scouted in showcase tournaments or league games by WARUBI staff. You can request a review by contacting us before
    • Get scouted at one of our Soccer Camps by WARUBI certified staff
    • NEW: The Academy is now accepting players scouted via video

This Program is a player experience that gives talented soccer players a unique opportunity to play and study in a setting designed for development on and off the field.

SC Borea is one of the preeminent youth football clubs in the German state of Saxony, situated in the heart of Dresden, one of Europe’s most beautiful baroque cities. SC Borea has produced alumni in all three professional German leagues (1-3 Bundesliga), including Champions League participant Tony Jantschke (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

SC Borea houses the region’s most promising talents in a boarding school, where players ages 12-19 train with professional coaches 4-6 times a week. Borea has longstanding contacts with the region’s top professional football clubs and places alumni in the region’s top schools, universities, and companies. At Borea, “we believe in developing not only first-class football players, but also first-class people.”

This is your chance to interact in a top-class training environment and to have one of the most memorable experiences of your lifetime! Not only will you be training with the region’s top talent, but there will be plenty of opportunities to travel throughout Germany and be exposed to foreign cultures. Berlin and Prague are both a 2-hour train ride from Dresden, and some of central Europe’s must-see sites are just around the corner.

Dresden is the capital city of the German state of Saxony and, with around 550,000 inhabitants, it is the state’s second most populous city after Leipzig. It is the 12th most populous city in Germany, the fourth largest by area after Berlin, Hamburg, and Cologne, as well as the third most populous city in the area of former East Germany, after (East) Berlin and Leipzig. Dresden is contiguous with Freital, Pirna, Radebeul, Meissen, and Coswig, and its urban area has around 780,000 inhabitants, making it the largest in Saxony.

According to the Hamburgische Weltwirtschaftsinstitut (HWWI) and Berenberg Bank in 2017, Dresden has the fourth-best prospects for the future of all cities in Germany.

Compete, study and live in Germany,
one of the world's leaders in youth soccer development.

What is this program about and why is it unique?

It is a full immersion in the German soccer culture! Unlike any other program, our players will be joining an official German team that plays in the official German youth system. In fact, you will be surrounded by German players and coaches!

Players in our program get integrated into an existing and proven successful club and system, so the fees are significantly lower compared to new programs with high construction and operating costs.

The academy creates a competitive environment on and off the pitch. Players will have to compete to earn a spot in the starting 11 or game day roster, but the academy has several teams to guarantee playing time.

This approach is the key to “grow” as a player and it’s the ideal preparation to play in a competitive environment.

This approach is the key to “growing” as a player and is the ideal preparation for playing in a competitive environment. Simply put, players will receive the coaching and training that has produced 25+ professional players.

Selection of German Bundesliga clubs and academies our players have played for!

Selection of US colleges our players have committed to!

College Scholarships - Warubi University Commitments

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