EUSA INSTITUTE (SLO) – Applicant Organization
European University Sports Association (EUSA) is the governing body for university and college sport in Europe, having 45 national university sports member associations. As a pan-European non-governmental organisation, it links national university sport federations, universities, teams, individual competitors, volunteers and other partners throughout Europe.
EUSA Institute is a non-profit non-governmental entity, created by EUSA for the purposes of developing university sports, organizing sports events, carrying out sports activities and projects and providing education in sports at the university level. The main aim of EUSA Institute is to support development of university sport in Slovenia and Europe. It carries out professional, technical and organizational tasks aimed at providing education in sports at university level.
EUSA mission is to maintain and develop regular communication between the national federations; to co-ordinate competitions, conferences, mass-sport-events and other activities; to represent university sport in general and the member federations in particular in relation to various European bodies; to disseminate throughout Europe the ideals of university sport in close collaboration with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and other European organisations and institutions.
PORTUGUESE UNIVERSITY SPORTS FEDERATION – FADU (POR)
The Portuguese Academic Federation of University Sport – Federação Académica do Desporto Universitário (FADU Portugal) – is a multisport federation founded in March 2nd 1990, with Statute of Sports Public Utility, given by government, since 1995. It is a federation run by students, with the mission of organizing and promoting university sport among young students in all its dimensions: sports, educational and social.
It’s national member of the Olympic Committee of Portugal, Paralympic Committee of Portugal, Portuguese Sports Confederation and the National Youth Council. At international level FADU is also member of the world governing body FISU, since 1993 and was one of the founding members of EUSA in 1999.
FADU began its international participations at the 1991 Sheffield Universiade (Great Britain) and one year later it participated in the World University Futsal Championships in Malaga (Spain). 1993 was a year of particular importance for FADU since it was officially recognized as a FISU member and took part in the Buffalo Universiade (USA).
Since then, it has participated in every Summer Universiade. FADU has developed and grown into one of the largest national sport federations. At present, it is also responsible for national competitions in more than 40 sports involving over 9000 athletes and 490 teams, representing 100 clubs that compete annually for the 280 titles of National University Champion. It also supervises the National Finals stage and has organized and will organize a big number of international sporting events. Each year organize an Annual University Sports Gala in Portugal.
ULUDAG UNIVERSITY (TUR)
Uludag University was established in 1975 under the name of Bursa University and took its current name in 1982, and it has been successfully continuing its educational services ever since.
The Rectorate, the institutes and all faculties (except Faculty of Theology) are located at the Central campus which is 16 million m2 lin size and it is situated 20 km away far from the city center. Uludag University has 4 institutes, 11 faculties, 1 state conservatory, 3 graduate schools, 15 vocational schools and 19 research and application centers. In each academic year around 45.000 students attend the University. These students can carry out undergraduate studies, associate degrees, master degrees, and doctorate titles also. In January 2015, Uludag University has a total of 2280 teaching staff. Of these 2280 teaching staff, 418 are professors, 203 are associate professors, 287 are assistant professors, 167 are instructors, 285 are lecturers, 856 are research assistants, and 64 are specialists.
Uludag University undertakes the task of educating individuals who are equipped with contemporary knowledge and who are skilled at doing research and solving problems. The university also aims to produce, apply and spread academic knowledge, and intends to provide quality service to the society. The vision of Uludag University is to produce universal knowledge, to contribute to society by educating qualified students, by providing quality.
BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS CLUB – BEAC (HUN)
BEAC was established in 1898 as one of the oldest athletics club in Hungary. Its first chairman was the worldwide famous scientist and statesman, Loránd Eötvös. Even since its first years the newly operating club has become an important factor of professional sport life. First sports were athletics, gymnastics and sword play. The club had an important effect in the naturalization of many sports in Hungary as it offered a wide range of activities. The association gave six Olympic champions so far. Our aim is to catch attention of university students and invite them to work out in our gym and choose a sport offered by our professional coaches. We welcome everybody from all ages and nations, so foreign students and lecturers, come and join us! Loránd Eötvös was the Minister of Religion and Public Education in 1894-1895. He resigned from his Presidential Academic title in 1905 but he continued his scientific activity at the university during the rest of his life. Following Anglo-Saxon traditions Loránd Eötvös at the age of 50, as the rector of the Scientific University of Budapest, founded the sport club of the University.
Olympic gold medals of BEAC:
- Sándor Prokopp, shooting, 1912
- Ferenc Csik, 100m freestyle, 1936
- dr. Imre Rajczy, member of sword team, 1936
- Aladár Kovács, member of pentathlon team, 1952
- Jenő Hámori, member of sword team, 1956
- Angéla Németh, javelin-throwing 1968
Since 1989 our athletes won more than 400 Hungarian championship titles in various sports.
The organization functions on two platforms: on one hand to ensure sport opportunities for university students; on the other hands endeavors to achieve traditional high-level results in competitive sports. On the other hand according to its traditions the club tries to reach appropriate levels.