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About the Forum


Main Theme:

Student Sport: Springboard for Innovative Leadership

Sub-Themes:

    • Values/Ethics/Integrity
    • Gender equality/Equal opportunities or access
    • Volunteers
    • Dual Career

The Forum: Facts & Figures:

    • Duration: 5 days;
    • Scale: Average 220 participants (but not limited);
    • Reach: 50 countries;
    • Frequency: Every two years in even-numbered years;
    • Participants: Students, university sports managers, representatives of international sport and non-sport federations, organizers of major FISU events, renowned academic speakers, FISU Family members;
    • 13 editions held since 1992: Paralimni (Cyprus, 1992) - Catania (Italy, 1994) - Madrid (Spain, 1996) - Lulea (Sweden, 1998) - Monterrey (Mexico, 2000) - Cape Town (South Africa, 2002) - Lisbon (Portugal, 2004) - Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, 2006) - Krakow (Poland, 2008) - Vigo (Spain, 2010) - Taipei City (Chinese Taipei, 2012) - Gwangju (Republic of Korea, 2014) – Montpellier (France, 2016);
    • Next edition: Krasnoyarsk, Russia (6-10 August 2018)
    • Programme: Plenary sessions, workshops, special sessions, sports and cultural activities, Forum Fair;
    • Focus: Leadership, communication, cooperation, social and life skills of young managers;
    • Objectives: To develop and strengthen the worldwide university sport movement; to develop interaction between all persons involved in sport in higher education institutions; to act as a learning and communication platform on university sport.
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