MoU between the ΙΟΑ, the University of Peloponnese and the Shanghai University of Sport

An MoU between the International Olympic Academy, the University of Peloponnese, and the Shanghai University of Sport – the leading sports university in China – was signed on Monday, the 21st of March during an online signing ceremony between the three educational institutions.

In his speech the IOA President Mr Isidoros Kouvelos expressed his strong conviction that this day will mark the beginning of a fruitful cooperation that will be of benefit to the Olympic movement and will promote Olympic education in Greece and Asia.

The MoU includes various forms of cooperation between the three parties, having at its core educational programmes of all levels and joint activities of cultural and educational interest, such as conferences, seminars and other events that will take place either in the recently renovated IOA premises in Ancient Olympia, or in Shanghai.

The MoU was signed by the IOA President, Mr Isidoros Kouvelos, the Rector of the University of Peloponnese, Prof. Athanassios Katsis, and the President of the Shanghai University of Sport, Prof. Peijie CHEN, who all expressed their great anticipation for the upcoming stage of this partnership.