European Universities Games Debrecen-Miskolc 2024
Hungarian cities of Debrecen and Miskolc will host the 7th edition of European Universities Games as this was announced at the EUSA General Assembly in Madrid. This would be the biggest University sport event organized in Hungary after 1965 Summer Universiade. Organizers expect more than 4500 athletes compete in 20 different sports.
The European Universities Games is a multisport event engaging athletes from European universities, held every two years, hosted in different European university cities. Hungarian cities of Debrecen and Miskolc are hosting the seventh edition of European Universities Games, after Lodz, Poland.
The first edition of the Games in 2012 attracted over 2500 participants, representing 154 universities from 32 countries. Rotterdam, The Netherlands hosted the second edition in 2014 witnessed over 2800 participants from 34 countries, representing 174 universities from 34 countries. Third edition of the Games was hosted by Zagreb and Rijeka in Croatia had more than 5400 participants representing 388 universities from 40 countries. Forth edition will be held in the City of Coimbra, Portugal in the summer 2018, and the Serbia´s Capitol of Serbia, Belgrade will host the fifth edition in 2020.
Alongside the sport competitions, the Games focus on educational and social aspects of university sport in Europe, featuring conferences and workshops in the topics Anti-Doping, Inclusion, Dual Career, as well as a Rectors Conference. The legacy of the games will be visibly clear as support from many institutions from across Europe and the local community will aid the development of university sports facilities in Debrecen and Miskolc.
Please see our section on the European Universities Games for more information about the past and attributed events.