namur rokovanieOn October, 21-22, 2016 the Board of the Federation of Catholic Universities of Europe (FUCE) met in the Belgian city of Namur. The meeting was hosted by University of Namur. Catholic University in Ružomberok was represented by prof. František Trstenský, vice-rector for international relations, who was elected as one of the board members during the General Assembly of FUCE in Salamanca in May, 2016.


First day of meeting was mainly dedicated to the project of FUCE called “Root of Europe”. Second day the members discussed the preparation of the following General Assembly, which will take place at Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon. Prof. Trstenský characterized the meeting in Namur: “It is very important that catholic universities become a place not only of education and science, but also a place of the service for society. This topic is going to be one of principal themes in Lisbon.”