A tour through South and Central America

(left to right) Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Strüder & Prof. Dr. Alberto Salom Echeverria

The president of the German Sport University Cologne, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiko Strüder, and the head of the International Office, Dr. Gerard King, have been travelling throughout South and Central America to visit several of GSU´s partner universities.

On their first stop in Costa Rica they could renew GSU´s exchange ativities with the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA). President Prof. Dr. Heiko Strüder (GSU) and Prof. Dr. Alberto Salom Echeverria (UNA) met to strengthen the ties between the two universities. In 2018 four students of the School of Sport Sciences will spend an exchange semester in Cologne. 

The second destination was the University of Guadalajara in Mexiko where President Prof. Dr. Heiko Strüder (GSU) met with the local Vice Provost for International Affairs, Professor Carlos Arellano, and other senior staff of the university. Among other topics a funding scheme was elaborated and mid- and long term staff exchange including scientific collaborations discussed.