European Universities Games 2028

The bidding is officially closed!

The bidding procedure for hosting the 9th edition of the European Universities Games, to be held in 2028 opened on October 15, 2022 and finished on September 30, 2023. 

Bidding for the European Universities Games 2028 is Open!

The European Universities Games (EUG) is a multi-sport university sports competition governed by the European University Sports Association (EUSA). As such, they represent the largest European multisport student event, combining also education and culture. Participants primarily represent their universities.

Participants at the European Universities Games represent their universities

The programme for the 2028 edition of the European Universities Games should include the following sports:
- COMPULSORY SPORTS (12) Badminton, Basketball, 3x3 Basketball, Beach Handball, Beach-Volleyball, Football, Futsal, Handball, Rowing, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball
- COMBAT SPORTS (4) – included all / or organised as separate EUC Combat Sports Judo, Karate, Kickboxing, Taekwondo
- OPTIONAL SPORTS (11) Chess, Golf, Rugby 7s’, Sports Climbing, Orienteering, Taekwondo, Water Polo, Padel, Swimming

European Universities Games

The bidding process for the 2028 Games was opened from October 15, 2022, giving the opportunity to potential hosts to submit their letter of intention until end of September 2023. 

The official candidates for hosts of the European Universities Games 2028 are:

  • Granada (ESP)
  • Split (CRO)
  • Manisa (TUR)

Bidding schedule and procedure will continue with the following steps:
- OCTOBER 1, 2023- DECEMBER 31, 2023:
Working Meetings with Interested Cities
- FEBRUARY 15, 2024:
Bidding Dossier Submission
- MARCH 1, 2024 – APRIL 30, 2024:
Evaluation Visits to the Candidate Cities, Attribution of the Games, Signing of the Contract, Attribution Fee Payment