Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU)

The World University Games which is the second largest sports fiesta in the world after the Olympic Games holds biennially at different cities of the world.

The games which are also called the “Students’ Olympic” or “Summer Universiade” brings together over 10,000 participants from over 150 countries of the world.

The last (30th) edition was held at Napoli in Italy and the next two editions will hold in August, 2021 and 2023 at Chengdu, China and in Ikaterinborg, Russia respectively.

FISU member since 1961

Re-affiliated in 1969

FISU Events Organized World University Championships
  • 9th WUC Chess - Abuja – 2006
  • Next games – 2022 Chengdu China July 2021

More information about FISU can be found here