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A delegation consisting of four Hungarian University of Sports Sciences (HUSS) members visited France capital, Paris on 7-9 December, where they held talks with the ILEPS University of Sports Sciences and other local organisations on a range of cooperation activities.

On Wednesday 5 October 2022, the dissemination event for the ENGSO training participants was held, where the HUSS delegates shared their experiences on the Tokyo-based workshop, and presented what they had learnt.

On October 17, 2022, our university welcomed Dr Kantaro Matsui, the Rector of International Budo University (IBU). Dr Matsui was accompanied by Abe Testushi, guest lecturer at Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) and former HUSS student Yuto Tonoyama.

On October 12, 2022, the Hungarian University of Sports Science’s (HUSS) Rector Professor Dr Tamás Sterbenz, International Relations Director Dr habil Judit Kádár and Rector’s Advisor Kálmán Figler visited Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (UMB).

On the 26th and 27th of September, 2022 a delegation from the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) lead by Rector Prof Dr Tamás Sterbenz visited Thailand. The rector was accompanied by Vice-Rector for General Affairs Dr Csaba Ökrös and Presidenttial Advisor and Research Leader Dr Péter Szikra. The delegation was received by Dr Sándor Sipos, Hungarian Ambassador to Thailand.

The delegation of the Uzbek Institute of Physical Education and Sport Culture visited the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) on 11 August. The delegation included the advisor of the Uzbek Minister of Sport, Avazjon Kudratillaevich Karimov, the Rector of the Uzbek Institute of Physical Education and Sport Culture, Ilhomjon Ahmedovich Tursunaliev, and project manager Valijon Khoshimov.

In line with the MoU signed in 2019 by IJF President and the Rector of the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS), David Kevkhishvili, Vice-president of the Georgian Judo Federation, Dr. Lasha Aladoshvili, medical doctor of the Georgian Judo Federation, and Envic Galea, Chair of IJF Academy, Dr. Tibor Kozsla, Head of Institution of IJF Academy, and Dr. Péter Hidas, member of the medical commission of European Judo Union and IJF Academy have visited our University on July 7, 2022.

On 22 June, the Hungarian University of Sports Science hosted some leaders of the Indonesian National Olympic Committee: Vice Secretary-General, Daniel Loy, Jovinus Carolus Legawa, Head of Sport Development and Lilla Horváth, Director of international relations.

A six-member delegation led by the rector of the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS), dr. Tamás Sterbenz, met with the leaders and representatives of 11 international sports federations in Lausanne that is known as the home of federations on 26 April.

Last Thursday, our University hosted a delegation from ILEPS, our new French partner. The partnership between the two institutions is based on an Erasmus partnership, the ILEPS international office contacted us at the end of 2021 to explore if we can expand the partnership beyond Erasmus, too. Quite soon, we could welcome the first in person visit of the ILEPS delegation in Budapest.

Last week, Dr. Tamás Sterbenz, Rector and Dr. Judit Kádár, Director of International Relations have visited Sports University of Tirana (SUT). It was Dr. Tamás Sterbenz's first international trip as a rector, and several relevant discussions fostered our collaboration with our Albanian partner.

Recently, our University had welcomed the delegation of the Sports University of Tirana (SUT) in the framework of the Tempus Public Foundation run International Credit Mobility program won, by UPE in 2019. The delegation consisted of Mirlinda Galushi, Chancellor of SUT, Safiola Carcani, Director of International, Public and Students Relations and Dr. Keida Ushtelenca, Head of department at the Faculty of Movement Science.

The exciting program of the 3. Sport and Innovation International Conference was enriched by the attendance of many international delegations to our university. The visit of the Colombian swimmer delegation, which was a great success last fall, was organized for the second time at UPE at the request of the Colombian Embassy in Budapest, with the help of Counselor Duván Reynerio Ocampo Pinzón.

The International Days held for the third time, put emphasis on existing and new partnerships, as well as the exchange of information on opportunities for faculty mobility.

In response to the last year's invitation, Prof. Dr. h. c. Lajos Mocsai Rector of the University of Physical Education (UPE) has visited the German Sport University Cologne (GSU), which is one of the most remarkable European partner institutions of UPE. Prof. Dr. Heiko Strüder, Rector of GSU and Dr. Gerard King, International Director, hosted the delegation for two days (Prof. Dr. h. c. Lajos Mocsai Rector, Jörg Bauer, President of UPE Consortium and Andrea Rédli, International Coordinator of the International Relations Center).

The leadership delegation of the Beijing Sports University was hosted by the University of Physical Education (UPE) management and the International Relations Center. The five-member Chinese delegation came to renew the cooperation of more than 15 years between our institutions, to find and negotiate about new opportunities.

A new partnership between The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and the University of Physical Education (UPE) in Budapest, Hungary, will create global opportunities for their students and faculty members who wish to expand their knowledge and research of coaching, sports science and physical education through real-life experiences.

UPE Delagation’s Visit in Southwestern United StatesThe representatives of the University of Physical Education, Budapest, namely Prof h.c. Lajos MOCSAI, Rector, Dr. habil Zsombor LACZA, Scientific Vice rector and Dr. habil Judit KADAR, Director of International Relations visited several sports related institutions in Southwestern United States.

A 10-member Taiwan delegation was hosted by the leadership of the University of Physical Education (UPE) and the International Relations Center. We have been in contact with the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) through the National Taiwan Sports University (NTSU) and now a meeting was held on the new UPE campus.

The delegation of the University of Physical Education has traveled to Germany for launching a new academic partnership. During the two-day visit, the representative had formal and informal meetings.

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