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The biggest ever Hungarian delegation will take part in the European University Games in Debrecen and Miskolc. Almost seven hundred athletes and officials from as many as twenty-two Hungarian institutions of higher education have registered for this multi-sport world event, which will attract more than five thousand participants altogether. The official mascot of the summer EUG, a playful lynx, has also been “unveiled.”

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.

The Summer European University Games (EUG) could set a new record for the number of entries. The first phase of registration is now closed and preliminary entries suggest that the 2024 event could be the biggest and most popular EUG ever. The University of Debrecen is also preparing a number of sports programmes ahead of the event, which starts on 12 July.

The European University Games (EUG), jointly organised this summer by the University of Debrecen and the University of Miskolc, will be a highlight at the largest Hungarian education exhibition. It was announced at the trade fair, which opened on Thursday at Hungexpo, that the organisers are now inviting applications for volunteer helpers for the July multi-sport event.

The Supervisory Board of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) has visited the University of Debrecen in connection with the organization of the upcoming European Universities Games (EUG). 228 days are left until the Games of next summer. The organizers have finalized the sports programmes, the number of competitors and will soon expect entries.

The University of Debrecen was included as the only Hungarian higher education institution in the latest publication of the Healthy Campus programme of the International University Sports Federation, which collected the best examples of university well-being from all over the world, with as many as seven best practices.

Participants in Hungary’s largest sports conference could get acquainted with the sports ecosystem of the University of Debrecen, which is unique in Hungary, as well as with its extensive sports science trainings and innovations. The experts of our Sports Science Coordination Institute prepared several presentations for this event and even a stand as the only higher education institution to display information there.

The repaired and renovated DASE running track has been inaugurated on Böszörményi úti campus of the University of Debrecen. The upgraded athletics track will be the university's sports education and sports science training venue. The track will be used primarily by students of the Institute for Sports Science Coordination, the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Agriculture, Food Science and Environmental Management, but it will also be available to the entire university community as well as the citizens of our city.

With their teams defending their titles, Ukrainian and Lithuanian universities dominated the 3X3 Basketball Championship in Debrecen. Out of the Hungarian groups, UD teams achieved the best results. The women’s and the men’s teams finished on the 6th and on the 12th places, respectively.

There will be representatives of universities from as many as 17 European nations, competing in 40 teams and totaling almost 400 participants present at the European Universities 3x3 Basketball Championship starting in about three weeks at the University of Debrecen. The defending champions are also coming, so the quality and the unique atmosphere will be guaranteed in and around the courts to be set up in front of the Main Building.

The University of Debrecen is taking over the costs of the two Ukrainian teams that have entered for the European 3x3 University Basketball Championship, thereby supporting the athletes of the war-torn country. Between July 15 and 19, forty teams will compete in front of the Main building of the university.

The delegation of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) arrived in Hungary last Friday for a two-day official visit. After Friday's briefing in Budapest, delegates visited the venues of next year's European University Games (EUG) in Miskolc and Debrecen on Saturday, paying special attention to Egyetem tér [University Square], which will function as the location for the 3x3 basketball tournament and also the European University Championships (EUC) between 15 and 19 July this year.

A basketball court designed and constructed for the European Universities 3×3 Basketball Championships was tested by students of the University of Debrecen on Tuesday on the square in front of the Main Building. This summer’s continental competition will be conducted with the participation of almost 50 teams from as many as 40 different universities in Europe.

The city of Debrecen will be hosting the most important Hungarian university multi-sport event of this year between April 28 and May 1. In the framework of an unforgettable festivity, more than 600 athletes are expected to compete for victory in the finals of Hungarian University-College National Championship.

At a round table discussion hosted by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Debrecen for master’s students in sports economics, Yacov Hadas-Handelsman talked about iconic Olympian athletes, the technological achievements and economic implications of sport, as well as the importance of sports diplomacy.

The European University Sports Association (EUSA) delegation visited the planned venues of next year's 3x3 European University Basketball Championship (EUC) and the 2024 European University Games (EUG) at the University of Debrecen. The members of the delegation mainly visited the sports venues and the units catering for the events.

There will be three major sport events at UD next year. One of the most popular universities in Hungary will host prestigious international competitions.

The organising committee responsible for the events of the 2024 European University Games (EUG) that will take place in Debrecen held its meeting in Mád. At the event specific organisational tasks and their owners were identified, and the preparation of the feasibility study began. The Games will be preceded by high-level international competitions at the University of Debrecen next year.

Visitors of the Puskás Day, organised at the Hungarian Pavilion of the Dubai World Expo, were able to familiarize themselves with the innovative sports strategy and sports infrastructural and sport economic developments of the University of Debrecen, and with the organisational structure, operational model and achievements of DEAC.

Liu Shaoang, a Sports Manager major at the University of Debrecen, has made history in the 500-meter short track speed skating final event at the Winter Olympic Games held in Beijing. The start-to-finish victory of the 23-year-old athlete meant the first gold medal for Hungary in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.