Prof. Peter Bielik enters the Hall of Fame of European Retail Agency.

by Renáta Chosraviová

Prof. Peter Bielik entered the Hall of Fame of European Retail Agency (ERA). For the year 2018, Prof. P. Bielik becomes  a honoured personality of ERA. This award has been previously received by leading personalities of science, research and education as well as representatives of practice and public life. In 2014, this award was given to a former Italian Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission, Prof. Romano Prodi.

Prof. Dr. Ing. Peter Bielik, PhD., was born in 1952 in Nitra, Slovak Republic. From 1978-1981 he was full-time PhD-student at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, where he later became the Head of the Department of Economics, later Vice-Dean and Dean. Since 2010 he is the Rector of the SUA.

Peter Bielik was awarded with a doctor honoris causa by the Szent Istvan University of Godollo/Hungary in 2007, by the Delhi School/India in 2010, by the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev/Ukraine in 2012, by the Agricultural University in Cracow/Poland in 2012, by the Russian State Agrarian University/Moscow in 2013 and by the Belgorod State Agricultural University named after V. Gorin/Russia in 2016.

In 2011 Peter Bielik created the Visegrad University Association (VUA) which has at the moment 58 members from 23 countries; more than 200 students and 60 teachers have participated in VUA summer-schools. In 2013 additionally a special VUA Youth Platform was established having had its annual meetings since then at Godollo. The European Retail Academy became Honorary Member of VUA at its start.

 The original announcement and more about the ERA can be found on this link:

http://www.european-retail-academy.org/page.php?page=halloffame

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