/ University of Physical Education - Austria

# Austria

In the partnership between the two higher education institutions, an important event has taken place on 28th of March, 2019 in Eisenstadt. The bilingual symposium of the University of Physical Education (UPE) and the Pädagogische Hochschule Burgenland (PHB) has been organized around the topic of everyday physical education.

Prof. Dr. Hamar Pál Vice-Rector of Educational Affairs and Head of the Professional Committee, Dr. Judit Kádár Head of the International Relations Center, Andrea Rédli and Bianka Molnár international coordinators from University of Physical Education (UPE) were invited by Dr. Sabine Weisz Rector of College of Education Burgenland to take part in the Erasmus Information Day on 11th of October in 2018 in Austria.

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Frasz, Head of the Vocational School and School Development Institute, Mag. Gerhard Ziniel, Academic Instructor and Alexandra Baier, Coordinator of the International Department has visited the University of Physical Education (UPE) in Budapest.

Prof. Kerstin Lampel and Dr. Barbara Wondrasch, professors at the Department of Health from the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, attended a professional meeting organized by the International Relation Centre, with the representatives of the Department of Biomechanics of the Physical Education University.

Following the summer meeting in Austria, on 20 September 2017 the representatives of the University of Physical Education received a four-member delegation from the Pädagogische Hochschule (PH) of Eisenstadt in Budapest. The delegation included Mag. Sabine Weisz, Rector, Mag. Inge Strobl-Zuchtriegl, Rector Assistant, Dr. Gundl Rauter, Professional Practice Institute, Leader, and Mag. Rosemarie Lehner, Primary School Development Institute, Leader.

The chancellor of the University of Physical Education, Dr. Ferenc Genzwein, Othmar Michl, the president of the Economic Advisory Board of the University, and the Head of the International Relations Directorate, Dr. Judit Kádár and Andrea Rédli, Coordinator for International Relations, met personally with the heads of the PH Burgenland (Dr. Gundl Rauter, Dr. Eva Burger, Mag. Sabine Haider, Mag. Irma Ortner Lidy) in Eisenstadt.

The director of the International Relations Center, Dr. Judit Kádár with colleagues of the IRC Fruzsina Nyáry and Andrea Rédli visited the FH St. Pölten in Austria. The representatives of the two universities had an introductory meeting and explored the possible ways of the professional cooperation.