Fourteen days before the kick-off of the FISU World Forum, which will be held online between 12th and 14th August due to the pandemic, the Organising Committee (OC) settled a couple of important issues. It was revealed that IOC President Thomas Bach will also give a speech at 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.
As already reported, due to the pandemic, the 2020 FISU World Forum will be held in a digital form in Budapest between 12th and 14th August. The information technology will be provided by rentIT, a company that has been on the market since 1996. Interview with Zsolt Kiss, founder and Executive Director.
The 2020/2021 spring semester was a big challenge for all students. The events gradually affected the international students on the UPE Campus, who faced many difficulties during this period.
The best female player of chess history, who holds the highest Hungarian state honour, the Magyar Szent István Order (Hungarian Order of Saint Stephen), has received an honorary doctorate from of the University of Physical Education (UPE) as decided by the University Senate on Thursday. Judit Polgár becomes the 45th person to hold a degree of the kind awarded by UPE.
On behalf of the Director of the International Relations Center of UPE, hereby we inform you that due to the unforeseen development of the present pandemic, the 4th Sport and Innovation International Conference will not be held in October, 2020.