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Thursday, 31 August 2017
IeSF agree on partnership with University of New Haven.
With the continued accreditation of esports as a sport, IeSF
and UNH have agreed on a partnership to increase the development of
the esports foundation.
purpose of this agreement is to build friendship and foster a
relationship that will promote intellectual exchanges and growth of
academic resources in the field of esports between students, faculty
members and administrators of UNH and IeSF. In order to facilitate a
beneficial program for this partnership and establish a larger
network involving broader esports education, both parties will seek
to promote an academic and educational collaboration.
detail, IeSF will provide global research samples from its member
nations, UNH conduct faculty-driven and student-driven research. And
IeSF will support UNH’s esports business class and both parties
will cooperating on publishing academic text and guidebooks of
esports including academic research results. Both organization will
be introducing an internship program to offer more opportunities for
people interested in esports.
year will be an important year for esports academic world”. said
Alex Lim, Secretary General of IeSF.”
The 2017 Global EsportsExecutive Summit (GEES) this year in November, will be the place
where the first esports academic society will be inaugurated. Based
on the MOU with UNH, IeSF will expand the connection with other
universities to continue and focus educating esports human resources.
This is only a start and IeSF would like to reach out to all
researchers and universities interested in esports to join the
creation of esports theoretical and scientific background to create a
sustainable esports ecosystem.