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# Lajos Mocsai

Organised by the University of Physical Education of Budapest and the National Handball Academy of Balatonboglar, FISU recently attended the Sport and Innovation International Conference that aims to foster dialogue on recent findings, innovative ideas, and methods further turning these ideas into success. This year, the conference was host to around 300 participants from more 30 European universities.

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.

Two prominent figures of international university sports discussed important issues last week. Newly elected president of the Hungarian University Sports Federation (HUSF) Prof. Dr. h. c. Lajos Mocsai and European University Sports Association (EUSA) President Adam Roczek met online and conducted fruitful discussions.

The International University Sports Federation’s (FISU) first ever online World Forum started on Wednesday 12 August with the opening ceremony held at the University of Physical Education (UPE), Budapest. The event was broadcasted by one of the Hungarian sport TV channels.

A press conference with an immense media attention was held at the University of Physical Education (UPE), Budapest two days before the official opening ceremony of 2020 FISU World Forum. Dr. Verena Burk, Chair of FISU Educational Committee also delivered a live speech through the digital platform. It was also revealed that the Hungarian sports channel Sport2TV will broadcast the opening ceremony.

Lajos Mocsai, the rector of the Hungarian University of Physical Education (UPE) is aware that organising the 2020 FISU World Forum in a digital form is a challenge but the proper technical background is provided to ensure it will go smoothly. He also believes that in the long run, the Forum will contribute to the rise of university sports worldwide. Interview with the former national handball team coach.

Lajos Mocsai PhD. Prof. h. c., Rector of the University of Physical Education has addressed an open letter to the university’s students as well as all young Hungarians and fellow citizens. The excellent teacher and sports expert shared his thoughts on the common responsibility of preventing the pandemic, the human moral and attitude as well as the up-to-dateness of the institution’s philosophy.

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).

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.

Graduation Ceremony of the Spring Session of the International Coaching Course was held on 6th of June 2017 at Universtiy of Physical Education. 16 coaches of 15 countries has successfully completed their studies in badminton (2), football (4), handball (3), fencing (4) and general conditioning (3).