Registration for the European Universities Games 2018 is open!

Registration for the European Universities Games 2018 is open!

We are extremely excited to announce the opening of registrations for the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018! Next year, between July 15 and 28, 4,000 participants from Europe’s leading sport universities will be able to compete across 13 sports in the Portugal’s student city, Coimbra.

Sports programme of the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 includes Badminton, Basketball, 3x3 Basketball, Football, Futsal, Handball, Judo, Rowing, Rugby 7s, Table Tennis & Para Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball and Canoe Sprint as a demonstrative sport.

Canoeing will be a demonstrative sport at the EUG2018 in Coimbra

In every sport, competitions are open to both men and women, including competitions for students with disabilities in Para Table Tennis. European students between the ages of 17-30 will represent their respective universities at the Games. If you are interested in being involved in the largest gathering of European student athletes in 2018 then contact the national university sport body in your country to find out how to be there!

European Universities Games - largest university sport event in Europe

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.


For more information about the European Universities Games Coimbra 2018, and for further information regarding registration for the games please click here.

EUG 2018 Competition calendar

The European Universities Games are licensed by the European University Sports Association (EUSA) and are supported by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). For the 2018 Games, the European Commission committed almost half a million euros to the project through the Erasmus+ programme; and also the City of Coimbra and the University of Coimbra are substantially supporting the event. Practical and logistical support is being provided also by other two key local partners – the Portuguese University Sport Federation (FADU) and Academica - Academic Association of Coimbra (AAC).

You can find up to date information on the official European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 webpage, and don’t forget to stay up to date with the latest information by following the games on social media using @eug2018.

See for details. We look forward to welcoming your teams at the European Universities Games 2018 in Coimbra, Portugal!