# international relations

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).

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.

On 28th of February, 2018, the Kazah Embassy and the Hungarian Rectors Conference had organized a conference with the participation of 24 Rectors of Kazakhstan and 25 from the Hungarian universities. The first Kazah-Hungarian Rectors' Forum was held at Corvinus University in Budapest.

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.

The University of Physical Education (UPE) has been honored to host a delegation from one of the most distinguished higher education institutions in Japan: Waseda University, Tokyo. The parties conducted some consultations with focus on a professional cooperation they intend to establish in the near future. The representatives of the two universities have shared their presentations about the institutions, calling attention to their strength and aspirations.

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.

Jeon Ki Young Olympic champion and three times world champion representing the Yong In University (Republic of Korea) has visited the University of Physical Education on 14th February.

Dr. Judit Kádár, Director of the Center for International relations has visited three universities in Taiwan with the generous support of ICM. National Taiwan Sport University is an important TE partner, that facilitates a dual master program.

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