May 22nd through May 24th, representatives of the SUSU Institute of Sport, Tourism, and Service visited the Tara national park in Serbia.
Professor and Head of the Department of Tourism and Socio-cultural Service Tatiana Tretyakova and Associate Professor Yulia Syromyatnikova visited the Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” in Serbia. Together with the institute representative Jovan Brankov and Marko Petrović, they got to know the main values of the Tara national park and visited the most interesting places in the park.
In addition, the guests met with Dragik Karaklić, the Acting Director, and Milika Tomić – the Assistant Director for Protection and Development, and discussed how to manage the park and compared the experiences of Russia and Serbia.
A business meeting was also held in Serbia at the Faculty of Sport and Physical Education of the Belgrade University with Dean Sasha Jakovlević, and the SUSU visitors got to know their research and materials. Doctor of Sciences, Professor Milivoj Dopsaj attended the meeting.
The faculty was founded in 1938 and is among the oldest ones in the Balkans. The SUSU visitors were shown the library, where there are research classics in sport science from the Russian school of thought in Russia, which the researchers said were scientific achievements of a high level. This research is the base for new investigations in physical culture and sports.
Professor Milivoj Dopsaj trains elite athletes and educates young researchers. He is also a research advisor for the education of staff with high scientific qualifications.
In the course of the visit, the groups determined the prospects and directions of future mutually beneficial cooperation and created close business contacts.