Academic Networks

The International Network on Sport and Health Sciences – INSHS

INSHS was established in 2005 by the Sport Institute of West- Hungarian University (WHU). Currently, the network has 20 member institutions from 14 countries worldwide - all nvolved in sport and health sciences. Our first annual converence took place in Magdeburg (2006), then Ljubljana (2007), and Bad Gleichenberg ( 2008). Forthcoming meetings: Cardiff (2009) and Telemark ( 2010).

INSHS is open for new members.

Main strategic goals of INSHS

  • To encourage collaborative working among Higher Education Institutions (HEs) To enable formal partnerships in the following areas or disciplines: Degrees and curriculum development (BSc, MSc, PhD)
  •  Common grants 
  •  Staff and student mobility (Erasmus, other) 
  • Collaborative research projects
  • Publications
  • Meetings (workshops/seminars), intensive programmes
  • Conferences/scientific events
  • Praxis/Leonardo
  • Educational Camps (skiing, watersports, tourism etc.)

Current Membership

  • University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UK)
  • West- Hungarian University (Hungary) - coordinator institute
  • FH- Joanneum,(Graz- Austria)
  • Otto - von Guericke University (Magdeburg- Germany)
  • University of Bologna (Italy)
  • Masaryk University (Brno- Czeh Republik)
  • FH- Burgenland, (Pinkafeld- Austria) University Ljubljana (Slowenia)
  • University Porto (Portugal)
  • University Zagreb (Croatia)
  • University of Alicante (Spain)
  • University of Valencia (Spain)
  • University Telemark (Norway)
  • University School of Physical Education Poznan (Poland) 
  • Veliki Luki State Academy of Physical Education and Sport (Russia)
  • University of Novi Sad (Serbia)
  • University Tartu (Estonia)
  • University Leszno (Poland)
  • University Maribor (Slowenia)

New Members to be welcomed at the 4th Annual Conference 2009 Cardiff

• University Salerno (Italy) • University Enna (Italy) • University Tallin (Estonia)