# international relations

Dr Klaudia Zuskova, Associate Professor at the Pavol Jozef Safarik University based in Kosice visited the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) as part of the Erasmus+ KA131 programme.

During the autumn semester, Hungarian University of Sports Science welcomed several visitors from its European partners.

The Hungarian University of Sport Sciences (HUSS) hosted the International Days (IDIH 2023) between 25 and 27 April. The event was organised by the International Relations Centre (IRC) lead by Dr habil Judit Kádár.

Tuesday saw the beginning of the International Days (IDIH 2023) that is currently being held at the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS).

The programme of the International Days in HUSS 2023 (IDIH 2023) that will take place at the Hungarian University of Sports Science (HUSS) from April 25th to 27th is now complete. The event will be organised by the International Relations Centre (IRC).

On 8-9 September, the TES-D Sport Diplomacy Pilot Project was completed successfully in Zagreb, the last program component of the project.

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.

Recently the University of Physical Education has hosted a special event organized by the Hungarian Embassy in the Philippines. The University of Physical Education welcomed seventy Philippine students studying in Hungary at this unique “Alumni Event”.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the representatives of the University of Physical Education have participated a one-day visit to fulfill the invitation of the Embassy of Bern and to strengthen the partnership with our new institutional partner, the University of Bern.

Procedures regarding the rules of entering Hungary and special medical examination for non-Hungarian students and higher education staff.

As part of the 2020 ERASMUS + International Credit Mobility Application (ICM) announced by the Tempus Public Foundation, we have submitted a large number of applications with our partners in many countries around the world with the aim of finding support for two-way mobilities outside the European Union. The awarded amount of support is € 49,835 (17.7 million HUF) and two full years will be available from 1 August 2020 for the mobilities to be realized in both directions.

The UPE International Relation Center conducted a short interview with Dr. János Tóth Jr., Asistant professor at the University of Physical Education, who recently returned from Albuquerque, USA, where, among many others, he gained experience in his own field.

Recently, Dr. Judit Kádár, Director of the International Relations Center and Fanni Füstös, International Relations Coordinator at the University of Physical Education, visited two universities in England: Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and London Metropolitan University (LMU).

On 1 October, the day before the 3. Sport and Innovation International Conference, the University of Physical Education (UPE) has welcomed international guests on the International Partner Day. During the event, several meetings were held with delegations from various partner institutions.

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 first US 3-week faculty enrichment program at the University of New Mexico has been successfully completed in June, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM. Dr. Judit Kádár, Fulbright alumna of the UNM has shared with her colleagues at the Sports University of Budapest some opportunities that could enrich their professional and intercultural skills, while experiencing a wonderful intercultural environment and enjoying New Mexico. At the same time, she also wished to share new opportunities available for all members of the UNM community.

The new Ambassador of Colombia, Hon. Ana Piedad Jaramillo Restreo and Hon. Zaal Gogsadze, Ambassador of Georgia have briefly discussed the existing and newly developing academic relations of their countries and the University of Physical Education, Budapest, with Dr Judit Kadar, Director of international relations at UPE.

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).

Dr. Chain Lit Khoon Zason, representing the Department of Physical Education and Sports Science at the National Institute of Education (NIE) Singapore has visited the International Relations Center at the University of Physical Education (UPE).

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