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The day before the IV. Sport and Innovation International Conference, the International Relations Center of the University of Physical Education organized an International Partner Day for the university’s foreign partners as well as the embassies.

Dr. habil. Tamás Sterbenz ceremoniously received his mandate as rector of the University of Physical Education from President of Hungary János Áder in the Sándor Palace. According to the decision of the President, the appointment of the new rector lasts for 5 years, taking effect from 1st October, 2021.

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.

Dr. Tamás Sterbenz, the newly elected rector of University of Physical Education of Budapest has ambitious plans. In his view, UPE will need to “change gear” and become an influential actor in the field of higher education.

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the 4th Sport and Innovation International Conference was successfully completed. The event was organized by the University of Physical Education of Budapest and the National Handball Academy of Balatonboglár.

The third 3-week Teaching Excellence Program has been successfully completed in collaboration with the University of New Mexico in online form in July. The main goal of the program is to develop the professional and intercultural skills of  UPE faculties who will play a key role in the internationalization of UPE in connection with future full-time and part-time courses in English.

This week will see the beginning of the 2021/2022 academic year at the Hungarian University of Physical Education (UPE) that celebrates its 96th anniversary. Those starting their studies at UPE (TE, formerly called TF) can say they will be enrolled at the institution during exciting times of change.