As the organizers announced on Monday, the Kosovo-born pop star Rita Ora would also perform at the Campus Festival of Debrecen. The festival will be hosting the closing ceremony of the European University Games, organized jointly by the University of Debrecen and the University of Miskolc, while it will also be the central location for the nationwide Pont Ott Partik [roughly: high-school graduate parties for the public announcement of points required for university admission].

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TFSU) has confirmed and renewed its educational and cultural cooperation ties with the University of Debrecen in an agreement that was signed in Debrecen on Thursday. President Chen Fachun, the leader of a visiting Chinese delegation, also handed over the document of the accreditation of our Confucius Institute for another five years to the leaders of UD.

Commissioned by European University Sports Association (EUSA), the next European University Games (EUG) between July 12 and 24, 2024, will be hosted jointly by Hungarian University and College Sports Association (Magyar Egyetemi-Főiskolai Sportszövetség - MEFS), the University of Debrecen, the University of Miskolc, National Event Management Agency, the City of Debrecen and the City of Miskolc. More than 5,000 participants from as many as 400 universities in 40 countries are expected to participate in this multi-sport event, which will feature competitions in 17 branches and divisions of sport in the two cities.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel therapeutic options were discussed at the recent international online conference on Infectious Diseases in a One Health context. Organized by the One Health Institute of the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, the Institute of Metagenomics of the University of Debrecen, the Veterinary Medical Research Institute and the Centre for Ecological Research of the Hungarian Research Network, the objective of the event was to promote discussion and knowledge exchange.

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Debrecen is intent on introducing innovative and experiential education in line with the expectations and requirements of the 21st century. This was announced at the conference entitled Industry Days in Debrecen, held on Wednesday at Nagyerdei Stadium, jointly organized by our institution of higher education, Debrecen’s Municipality and the Technical Committee of the Debrecen Academic Committee. There were about 30 industrial companies presenting their products at the trade exhibition linked to the program.

DOTE Foundation for Pediatric Surgery will use the donations collected at the so-called wardrobe fairs held earlier this year to purchase medical equipment. The amount of the donation, worth HUF 150,000, was handed over by representatives of the organizers, Debrecen Reformed University Congregation and the University of Debrecen Talent Development Program (Debreceni Egyetem Tehetséggondozó Program -DETEP) at a “house-party” ceremony held in the Pediatric Surgery Pavilion on Monday.

Rector of the University of Debrecen Zoltán Szilvássy gave an online lecture on industrial cooperation at the 13th AtomExpo International Forum. Experts from more than 24 countries participated in the two-day professional meeting in the city of Sochi. The HRD session of AtomExpo 2024, entitled "International University-Industry Projects: From Theory to Practice," discussed current topical issues of industry and higher education.

Several new surgical techniques have been introduced in recent months at the University of Debrecen Clinical Centre for Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. The use of state-of-the-art procedures allows patients to continue their daily activities and work with the best possible quality of life.

Sports Diagnostics, Lifestyle and Therapy Center of the University of Debrecen (Debreceni Egyetem Sportdiagnosztikai, Életmód és Terápiás Központja – SET) has received a major recognition after the recent opening of the physiotherapy and physiotherapeutic complex of the BMW Group Factory in Debrecen’s health center. The facility will support the rehabilitation of employees.

The University of Debrecen has signed a cooperation agreement with Eve Power Hungary Kft. concerning human resources training, a student scholarship programme, joint research and development activities and the establishment of a battery research institute. Eve Power, the world's ninth largest battery manufacturer, is building its first European plant in Debrecen.

Paediatric surgery can be performed faster and safer at the University of Debrecen's Department of Paediatrics due to a newly installed 3D imaging laparoscopic tower. The device, worth over 40 million HUF, was purchased with the collaboration of the clinic's foundations and significant donations by several companies.

The Ambassador of Australia visited the University of Debrecen on Monday to learn about the history, education, industrial cooperation and international relations of the University of Debrecen. Ian D.G. Biggs also met students from the Institute of English and American Studies.

According to Mr. Hu Tao, the CEO of SEMCORP Hungary Kft., the Hungarian branch of the global leader in the production of lithium-ion battery separator films is seeking long-term cooperation opportunities with the University of Debrecen. Mr. Tao made this announcement before signing an agreement on joint research, development and education with the leaders of our institution.

Breastfeeding can play a key role in preventing childhood obesity. This is one of the findings of researchers at the University of Debrecen. In their latest research, they have identified a new mechanism that has a role in childhood obesity. Their findings could help in the prevention and early detection of childhood obesity and the development of new drug therapies.