November has been busy for FISU and the local organisers of the 2019 Winter and Summer Universiades, doing the final countdown to the events. 2019 will mark several anniversaries in university sport movement in Europe and worldwide, also with celebrations of the Universiades.
As registrations for the European Universities Championships start in December, EUSA Technical Delegate for Handball visited the Polish City of Bydgoszcz on November 18 and 19, for an inspection visit related to the organisation of the European Universities Handball Championship 2019.
The largest combat sports event for higher education students in Europe next year - the European Universities Combat Championships, featuring Judo, Karate, Kickboxing and Taekwondo competitions, is coming next summer to the Croatian capital Zagreb. Inspection visit was held in November, preparing for the event.
Upon the invitation of the Albanian University Sports Federation (AUSF), the President of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) Mr Adam Roczek and EUSA Sports Manager Mr Besim Aliti, visited Tirana between November 21 and 23, 2018.
Porto, the second largest city in Portugal, will host the European Universities 3x3 Basketball Championship next summer, and in preparation of the event, EUSA Technical Delegate for 3x3 Basketball met in November with the Organising Committee.
Equal Opportunities Commission of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) met on a working meeting on November 22-23 in Madrid, Spain. The meeting was hosted by Equal Opportunities Commission Chair and EUSA Executive Committee Member, Mr Aitor Canibe and took place at the premises of the Camilo Jose Cela University.
In preparation for the European Universities Mind Sports Championship 2019, which will be hosted in Budapest next year and include the European Universities Bridge and Chess Championships, EUSA Technical Delegates for Bridge and Chess visited the Hungarian capital between on November 14 and 15, 2018.