World Congress of Sociology of Sport 2016

ISSA 2016 Budapest Social Program

Registration Deadline Friday, June 10, 6:00 pm for

Active Awakening in an active City - Morning Run from Bridge to Bridge

Meeting Point: in front of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Meeting Time: Saturday, June 11, 2016, 07:00 am
Duration of the physical acitivy program: 60 minutes

Program: warm up jogging and exercises + 2.8 km moderate running from Chain Bridge to Margaret Bridge + cool down exercises and jogging.

Running shoes and sports wear are recommended!

Program Cost: Free

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 10, 6:00 pm
Registration by e-mail to the program organizer
Andrea Gal:

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Gala Dinner

Boat Trip on Zsófia - Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner will be held on the boat “Zsofia” to enjoy the sights and lights of Budapest and to say farewell to the 2016 ISSA Congress.

On board the Zsofia guests will be introduced to the historical, cultural, and culinary treasures of our country, and specifically our capital city, Budapest.

Program site:

Zsófia Boat
H-1052 Budapest, Petofi Square Pier #9

ISSA 2016 Budapest - Organized Social Program

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Preliminary registration is necessary.
Registration and payment deadline: Thursday, June 9, 2016, 13:30 pm

Visiting and touring the Ferenc Puskas Soccer Academy and the Stadium in Felcsút with wine tasting in Etyek. 
Felcsút is located approximately 40 minutes from Budapest.


After touring the stadium and meeting with representatives of Puskas Academy, we travel to Etyek.
At the "Rokusfalvi Estate", one of the famous spots of this wine growing region, we will taste Hungarian wines - with also an option to buy some - and have lunch.



Meeting point: in front of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Meeting time:
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 08:40 am
Departing time:
Sunday, June 12, 2016, 09:00 am
Arrival time: about 13:00 pm
Travelling with air conditioned buses

Registration Information and Deadline:

Program Cost:
50 EUR or 16.000 HUF
Min. 10 participants are required for the program to run.

Invoice will be issued by Bell and Partners Inc.
Please place your reservation by paying the fee at the registration desk on the "Puskas Adademy Registration Sheet" before Thursday, June 9, 2016, 13:30 pm.


Registration by e-mail to the program organizer
Reka Gyetvai:

Other Program Opportunities

Visiting Margaret Island

About Margaret Island

Margaret Island is an Island in the heart of Budapest.

The island is a popular recreational area mostly covered by landscape parks. On the Island, there is a small Japanese Garden, a tiny zoo, the "Music Well”, the "Music Fountain" and a Water Tower. The Music Fountain and the Water Tower are parts of protected UNESCO sites.

Please visit the following websites for further sightseeing tours: