CMR University signs MoU with Korea National Sport University to boost sports education in India


CMR University, Bengaluru and Korea National Sport University (KNSU) in Seoul, Republic of Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and started a new journey on the path of sports education. The universities have come together in a joint collaboration to bring about a paradigm shift in the field of sports and sports related aspects such as sports coaching, community sports development and wellness through sports in India in association with KSINDIA (LLB Pvt. Ltd.).

As part of the agreement, CMR University and KNSU agreed to establish an Indian Taekwondo Center at CMR University as the first cooperation project. With this initiative, CMR University will become the first university in India to offer a taekwondo certification course.

“Against the backdrop of India’s historic achievements at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the collaboration between the two universities will help shape the ambitions of young sporting communities. There is a need to harness young talent interested in sports and pursuing a career in sports. Along with this, there are several opportunities in the fields of sports training, sports management, sports medicine and sports education in general. The collaboration between the two universities will help advance the cause of sport and sports development in South Asia and beyond,” said KC Ramamurthy, President of CMR Group of Institutions and CMR University.

Yong-Kyu Ahn, president of Korea National Sports University, said the new association between the two universities is helpful in working together to meet the challenges of the fully connected world to improve the quality of higher education. in both countries. “It is a great source of pride for KNSU to have won 136 medals at the Olympics. We hope to extend the legacy of this achievement by influencing students at CMR University through student and faculty exchange programs between the two universities,” he said.

Ahn further explained that with this collaboration, faculty and students from both universities will gain a wealth of international exposure and experience, including areas of research, creating a global, informed, engaged learning environment. and dynamic.

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