Although in 2017 the International University Sports Federation (FISU) just celebrated the Winter Universiade in Almaty (KAZ) and Summer Universiade in Taipei (TPE), the preparations for the 2019 editions are underway.
Between October 15 and 17, EUSA Supervision Commission visited Coimbra and during three days did a follow-up of the preparations for the European Universities Games (EUG) Coimbra 2018. The Commission was lead by EUSA’s Vice-President, Mr Haris Pavletic as Supervision Commission Chair, Mr Dmitry Kiselev and Mr Aitor Canibe Sanchez as Supervision Commission members, together with EUSA Secretary General Mr Matjaz Pecovnik and Sports Manager Mr Besim Aliti.
Between October 11 and 14, representatives of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) attended the Certified Leadership Course (CLC) on the topic of Sports for All, carried out by Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA), in cooperation with the Sport Union of Slovenia and Slovenian Olympic Committee.
Movit, the Slovenian national Erasmus+ agency responsible for the field of youth, organised between October 11 and 13 a training for coordinators of the European Voluntary Service (EVS). The training, which was held in Fiesa, Slovenia, was attended also by representative of European University Sports Association (EUSA) and its institute.
This year’s international festival of student and youth sports Moscow Games was held between September 18 and 22, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. This was already the 4th edition of the event, bringing together university teams from Russia, Europe, as well as from other continents.
Competitions at the European Table Tennis Championship for the Disabled EPINT 2017 have been hosted between September 28 and October 4 in Lasko, Slovenia. The event was also attended by representatives of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) and the European Paralympic Committee (EPC).
Cooperation in the field of university sport between Poland and Ukraine is a long-lasting one, starting from grassroot level. The cooperation was celebrated end of September by signing a formal cooperation agreement, and awarding honorary doctorate to a dedicated sport official.