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The General Assembly of FISU, composed of 164 National University Sport Federation members, establishes the organisation’s general policy and main lines of work. The 38th General Assembly took place on 17-18 November 2023.

More specifically, the objectives of the FISU General Assembly are to:

  • Meet every two years, and bring together FISU’s 165 national university sports member federations
  • Elect the FISU Executive Committee for a four-year period
  • Approve the budget and the programme proposed by the Executive Committee

FISU Executive Committee

Leonz Eder President
ch sui
Luciano Atayde Costa Cabral 1st Vice President
br bra
Jin Liu Vice-President
cn chn
Aligawesa Penninah Kabenge Vice-President
ug uga
Verena Burk Vice-President
de ger
Marian Dymalski Vice-President
pl pol
Bayasgalan Danzandorj Treasurer
mn mgl
Martin Doulton Senior EC Member
au aus
Hosung Chang EC Member
kr kor
Daichi Suzuki EC Member
jp jpn
Rosaura Mendez Gamboa EC Member
cr crc
Lorenzo Lentini EC Member
it ita
Marko Zunic EC Member
hr cro
Emiliano Ojea EC Member
ar arg
Delise O'Meally EC Member
us usa
Duarte Lopes EC Member
pt por
Ching-Yu Tseng EC Member
tw tpe
Sami A. Garabedian EC Member
lb lbn
Ali Massari Al Dhaheri EC Member
ae uae
Nomsa Mahlangu EC Member
za rsa
Mehmet Gûnay EC Member
tr tur
Cheng Fave See Tow EC Member
sg sgp
Ágnes Ančić-Valkai EC Member
hu hun

Continental Associations Delegates

David Schmude Continental Association Delegate FISU Oceania
au aus
Adam Roczek Continental Association Delegate EUSA
pl pol
LIU Lixin Continental Association Delegate AUSF
cn chn
Alim Rachid Maluf Neto Continental Association Delegate FISU America
br bra
Dr Sobhy Ashraf Continental Association Delegate FASU
eg egy

Committees

Student Committee

The Student Committee is responsible of 5 keys points:

  1. Increasing students participation in university sport activities
  2. Developing co-operation internally and with external partners
  3. Reinforcing the image of FISU and of the university sport movement
  4. Positively influencing changes in and the development of university sport
  5. Supporting the added value of students’ participation within FISU activities (e.g., events and committees)
Emiliano Andres Ojea Chair
ar arg
emiojea@yahoo.com.ar
Chiara Coltri Vice-Chair
it ita
chiara.coltri@gmail.com
Ellis Clark Member
gb gbr
e.c.clark1@outlook.com
Viktor Kiss Member
hu hun
kiss.viktor@hook.hu
Mercy Lakisa Member
ug uga
mercylakiskis@gmail.com
Kyung Eun Lee Member
kr kor
kyungni97@gmail.com
Joshua Miethke Member
de ger
joshua.miethke@gmail.com
Oyunbileg Zorigoo Member
mn mgl
Luckyoonii@gmail.com
Sports Management Committee

The CGS is responsible for studying, preparing and submitting to the Executive Committee, the regulations for the sports events of FISU. The CGS will first submit any proposed modifications to the International Sports Federations concerned, through the FISU General Secretariat. If it appears desirable to adapt the regulations of the International Sports Federations for the sports events of FISU, the CGS will first submit any proposed modifications to the International Federations concerned, through the FISU General Secretariat.

Eric Saintrond Chair
be bel
e.saintrond@fisu.net
Milan Augustin Member
sk svk
m.augustin@fisu.net
Juan-Carlos Holgado Member
es esp
jc.holgado@fisu.net
Paulo Ferreira Member
pt por
p.ferreira@fisu.net
Jing Zhao Member
cn chn
j.zhao@fisu.net
Media and Communication Committee

This committee is responsible for:

  • advising the FISU Executive Committee and the President on all matters related to the advertising and media coverage of FISU activities
  • cooperating with all international press associations, especially with the International Sports Press Association (AIPS)
  • collaborating with the organising committees of sports events to ensure the widest possible audience of Summer and Winter editions of the FISU World University Games, along with World University Championships and University World Cups
  • collaborating with organising committees of educational events to ensure the widest possible audience of these events
  • ensuring that organisers provide the appropriate services for the media
  • advising organisers on all matters concerning the press during FISU events, particularly on accreditation and media representatives
Luciano Cabral Chair
br bra
presidencia@cbdu.org.br
Yanqing Xue Vice-Chair
cn chn
xueyanqing@fusc.org.cn
Damien Bardot Member
fr fra
damien.bardot@sport-u.com
Sikhulule Nkomphela Member
za rsa
nkomphelas@gmail.com
Mercy Lakisa Member
ug uga
mercylakiskis@gmail.com
Tania Jimenez Member
mx mex
Legal Committee

The Legal Committee is a non permanent commission with a role both consultative and operational on juridical issues.

Hans Bodmer Chair
ch sui
bodmer@bodmerfischer.ch
Nicolas Cottier Vice-Chair
ch sui
ncottier@cdcavocats.ch
Ksenia Mashkokva Vice-Chair
ru rus
kvmashkova@mail.ru
Maria Luz Arzaga-Mendoza Member
ph phi
mam4law@hotmail.com
Jinwen Feng Member
cn chn
fengjinwen@anjielaw.com
Etienne Vauthier Member
be bel
evauthier@bva-law.be
Gender Equality Committee

The Gender Equality Committee advises the FISU Executive Committee on suitable policies to be developed, to encourage, support and enhance the presence of women on and off the field (i.e., participation in sports competitions and representation in sports governing bodies), with a view to implement the principle of equality between men and women, thus fully representing the values of university sport and those of our modern society worldwide.

Rosaura Mendez Gamboa Chair
cr crc
rosauramendezg@gmail.com
Adam Pratchett Vice-Chair
gb gbr
adamwp@ibr-ltd.com
Kyung Eun Lee Member
kr kor
kyungni97@gmail.com
Wei Sun Member
cn chn
sunwei@2021chengdu.com
Etienne Turukumana Member
rw rwa
etienme@gmail.com
International Technical Committee – World University Championships & University World Cups

The ITC Championships and World Cups is responsible for : cooperating with the CGS (Sport Management Committee) in drawing up the technical regulations of the World University Championships and University World Cups; advising the EC concerning any general problem of a technical nature; controlling the technical conduct of the World University Championships and University World Cups.

Marian Dymalski Chair
pl pol
marian.dymalski@azs.wroclaw.pl
Zhen Shen Chair
cn chn
shen@fusc.org.cn
3x3Basketball Robert Rieblienger Technical Committee Chair
de ger
robert.rieblinger@fiba.basketball
3x3Basketball Cia Trianti Substitute Technical Committee Chair
id ina
tria.trianti@gmail.com
American Football Shigeyuki Watanabe Technical Committee Chair
jp jpn
watanabe@seagulls.jp
Beach Volleyball Mario Ferro Technical Committee Chair
br bra
marioferrojunior@gmail.com
Beach Volleyball Ilka Niklaus Substitute Technical Committee Chair
de ger
niklaus@volleyball-verband.de
Boxing Eduard Abdulmanov Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
eabdulmanov@yandex.ru
Boxing Adam Kusior Substitute Technical Committee Chair
pl pol
adam.kusior@gmail.com
Bridge Geert Magerman Technical Committee Chair
be bel
geert.magerman@pandora.be
Bridge Jakub Kasprzak Substitute Technical Committee Chair
pl pol
kubakasprzak@o2.pl
Canoe Sports Zeljko Rajkovic Technical Committee Chair
rs srb
rajkoviczeljko@yahoo.com
Canoe Sports Cathy Wynne Substitute Technical Committee Chair
gb gbr
canoesprint.secretary@vol.britishcanoeing.org.uk
Cheerleading Karl Olson Technical Committee Chair
us usa
karl@cheerunion.org
Cheerleading Evangelia Kritikou Substitute Technical Committee Chair
gr gre
info@helleniccheerleadingfederation.gr
Chess Lukasz Turlej Technical Committee Chair
pl pol
lukasz.turlej@gmail.com
Chess Susan Namangale Substitute Technical Committee Chair
mw maw
suena2009@yahoo.com
Cross Country Carlos Cardoso Technical Committee Chair
pt por
cacardoso@fc.ul.pt
Cross Country Thelma Wright Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ca can
wrighton@shaw.ca
Cycling Luis Loureiro Technical Committee Chair
pt por
luis.uci@gmail.com
Cycling Nienke Vos Substitute Technical Committee Chair
nl ned
nswvos@gmail.com
Finswimming Michel Gaunard Technical Committee Chair
fr fra
michel.gaunard@gmail.com
Finswimming Qing Liu Substitute Technical Committee Chair
cn chn
1369000386@qq.com
Floorball Carlos Lopez Technical Committee Chair
es esp
carlos.floorball@gmail.com
Floorball Meelike Terasmaa Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ee est
meelike.terasmaa@gmail.com
Futsal Samantha Tina Lovse Technical Committee Chair
si slo
samantha.lovse@gmail.com
Futsal Alim Rachid Malufneto Substitute Technical Committee Chair
br bra
alim.maluf@cbdu.org.br
Golf Dominic Wall Technical Committee Chair
au aus
dominicwall@randa.org
Golf Barbara Albisetti Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ch sui
barbara.albisetti@swissgolf.ch
Handball Jeongho Hong Technical Committee Chair
kr kor
hongtangmu@hanmail.net
Handball Serdar Eler Substitute Technical Committee Chair
tr tur
serdareler@hotmail.com
Karate Soulemane Gaye Technical Committee Chair
sn sen
gaye.souleymane@gmail.com
Karate Ana Maria Stratu Substitute Technical Committee Chair
md mda
ana.stratu@gmail.com
Modern Pentathlon Philipp Waeffler Technical Committee Chair
ch sui
philipp.waeffler@yahoo.fr
Modern Pentathlon Ana Ruth Orellana Substitute Technical Committee Chair
gp glp
anaruthorellana@hotmail.com
Muaythai Dmitry Putilin Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
rusmuaythai@gmail.com
Muaythai Charissa Tynan Substitute Technical Committee Chair
th tha
admin@ifmamuaythai.org
Orienteering Ola Kaberg Technical Committee Chair
se swe
olakaberg@gmail.com
Orienteering Szava Zsigmond Substitute Technical Committee Chair
hu hun
zsigmond.szava@gmail.com
Powerlifting Emanuel Scheiber Technical Committee Chair
at aut
emanuel.scheiber@powerlifting.sport
Powerlifting Vicki Botha Substitute Technical Committee Chair
za rsa
vickibotha@yahoo.com
Rowing Matthew Draper Technical Committee Chair
ch sui
mdraper.consulting@gmail.com
Rowing Christine Jacobsen Substitute Technical Committee Chair
de ger
christine.jacobsen@fisa.org
Rugby Sevens Deidre O'Sullivan Technical Committee Chair
ie irl
Deirdre.OSullivan@worldrugby.org
Rugby Sevens Julien Candelon Technical Committee Chair
fr fra
julien.candelon@ffr.fr
Sailing Anderson Fethers Technical Committee Chair
au aus
andy@swanriversailing.com
Sailing Anastasia Weinberger Substitute Technical Committee Chair
at aut
anastasia.weinberger@segelverband.at
Sambo Patrick Drid Technical Committee Chair
rs srb
patrikdrid@gmail.com
Sambo Cécile Cazalet Substitute Technical Committee Chair
fr fra
cecile.cazalet@gmail.com
Shooting Sport Ivana Ertlova Technical Committee Chair
cz cze
ertlova@sporty-cz.cz
Shooting Sport Ilhwan Kim Substitute Technical Committee Chair
kr kor
ilhkim@hanmail.net
Ski Orienteering Markku Vauhkonen Technical Committee Chair m_vauhkonen@yahoo.com
Ski Orienteering Valentin Garkov Substitute Technical Committee Chair vgarkov1@gmail.com
Speed Skating Ivan Dyakov Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
idyakov@skating.global
Speed Skating Moyca Stoffel Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ca can
moycastoffel@outlook.com
Sport Climbing Alessandro Dicato Technical Committee Chair
it ita
alessandro.dicato@ifsc-climbing.org
Sport Climbing Julia Pinggera Substitute Technical Committee Chair
at aut
j.pinggera@austriaclimbing.com
Squash Cyrus Poncha Technical Committee Chair
in ind
cponcha@gmail.com
Squash Zena Wooldridge Substitute Technical Committee Chair
gb gbr
zenawooldridge@icloud.com
Triathlon Dirk Bogaert Technical Committee Chair
be bel
dirk.bogaert58@gmail.com
Triathlon Janice Turner Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ca can
nowjaniceturner@gmail.com
Waterski & Wakeboard Phil Chase Technical Committee Chair
us usa
philchase@sbcglobal.net
Waterski & Wakeboard Maria Bulgakova Technical Committee Chair
ua ukr
maria.bulgakova@wakeboardcouncil.com
Weightlifting Aniko Nemeth-Mora Technical Committee Chair
hu hun
aniko@iwfnet.net
Weightlifting Milan Mihajlovic Substitute Technical Committee Chair
rs srb
mihajlovic.rs@gmail.com
Wrestling Ibrahim Cicioglu Technical Committee Chair
tr tur
ibrahim.cicioglu@unitedworldwrestling.org
Wrestling Noravard Arustamyan Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
vard.07@mail.ru
Wushu Iwan Kwok Technical Committee Chair
id ina
iwankwok@gmail.com
Wushu Iraida Grebneva Substitute Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
nika-wushu@yandex.com
Football Alan Snoddy Technical Committee Chair
gb gbr
asnoddy13@gmail.com
Football Emily Lau Technical Committee Chair
hk hkg
emily.lau@hkfa.com
Finance Committee

The Finance Committee assists the Executive Committee of FISU in managing its financial resources and in setting its budgets in order to ensure continuity and development of its activities.

Bayasgalan Danzandorj Chair
mn mgl
bayasaa@fisu.net
Marian Dymalski Member
pl pol
marian.dymalski@azs.wroclaw.pl
Leonz Eder Member
ch sui
l.eder@fisu.net
FISU World University Games Winter International Technical Committee

The FISU Games Winter ITC is responsible for: cooperating with the CGS (Sport Management Committee) in drawing up the technical regulations of the FISU World University Games Winter; advising the Executive Committee concerning any general problem of a technical nature; controlling the technical conduct of the FISU World University Games Winter.

Alpine Skiing Matjaz Kranjc Technical Committee Chair
si slo
matjaz.kranjc@matias2.si
Biathlon Ondrej Rybar Technical Committee Chair
cz cze
rybis@centrum.cz
Cross Country Skiing Zofia Kielpinska Technical Committee Chair
pl pol
sofia13@poczta.onet.pl
Curling Scott Arnold Technical Committee Chair
ca can
Figure Skating Dingding Liu Technical Committee Chair
cn chn
Ice Hockey Reto Bertolotti Technical Committee Chair
ch sui
bertolottiarchitekturag@bluewin.ch
Ice Hockey Igor Nemecek Technical Committee Chair
sk svk
Short Track Speed Skating Sohee Kim Technical Committee Chair
kr kor
Snowboard Ola Sundekvist Technical Committee Chair
se swe
ola@yuki.se
Freestyle & Freeski Magnus Ferry Technical Committee Chair
se swe
magnus.ferry@umu.se
Nordic Combined Technical Committee Chair
Ski Jumping Paul Ganzenhuber Technical Committee Chair
at aut
paul@ganzenhuber.at
FISU World University Games Summer International Technical Committee

The FISU Games ITC is responsible for : cooperating with the CGS (Sport Management Committee) in drawing up the technical regulations of the FISU World University Games Summer; advising the EC concerning any general problem of a technical nature; controlling the technical conduct of the FISU World University Games Summer.

Archery Thomas Aubert Technical Committee Chair
fr fra
Artistic Gymnastics Donatella Sacchi Technical Committee Chair
it ita
Athletics Chunde Shen Technical Committee Chair
cn chn
shenchunde@sina.com
Badminton Bastian Kruse Technical Committee Chair
de ger
bastian.kruse@t-systems.com
Basketball Kosta Iliev Technical Committee Chair
bg bul
iliev@fiba.com
Basketball Ulf Ohrman Technical Committee Chair
se swe
u.ohrman@gmail.com
Diving Technical Committee Chair
Fencing Julius Kralik Technical Committee Chair
sk svk
julius.kralik@gmail.com
Judo Sergey Tabakov Technical Committee Chair
ru rus
samboskif@mail.ru
Rhythmic Gymnastics Josef Zellweger Technical Committee Chair
ch sui
sepp.zellweger63@gmail.com
Swimming Tom Baster Technical Committee Chair
gb gbr
tom.baster@yahoo.co.uk
Table Tennis Andrzej Hrehorowicz Technical Committee Chair
pl pol
andrzej.hrehorowicz@ue.wroc.pl
Taekwondo Russel Ahn Technical Committee Chair
us usa
ahnc@berkeley.edu
Tennis Naohiro Kawatei Technical Committee Chair
jp jpn
n-kawatei@jta-tennis.or.jp
Melanie Sanford Volleyball
ca can
melanie.sanford@uregina.ca
Waterpolo Patricia Fontanillas Technical Committee Chair
fr fra
fontanillasp@gmail.com
Waterpolo Nikolaos Vasileiou Technical Committee Chair
gr gre
vasnik@icloud.com
International Medical Committee

The tasks of the CMI are the following: a) to ensure obedience to the technical rules, in force, of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Sports Federations on a medical field, for international sporting events (anti-doping control, medical supervision of competitions, etc.). b) to cooperate especially with the Medical Committee of the IOC, the FIMS (International Sports Medicine Federation), the Medical Committee of the FSI and the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency). c) to help the organisers of the sporting events of F.I.S.U. to ensure the obedience to regulations concerning the appropriate medical controls. d) in cooperation with the CESU, to promote the scientific study of the university sport by all appropriate measures and to support mass physical and sports activity among students.

Dusan Hamar Chair
sk svk
hamar@fsport.uniba.sk
Tapio Kallio Vice-Chair & Coordinator SU
fi fin
tapio.kallio@kolumbus.fi
Jose Luis Terrerosblanco Coordinator WU
es esp
joseluis.terreros@aepsad.gob
Abdul Halim Bin Mokhtar Member
my mas
drhalim@um.edu.my
Koichi Watanabe Member
jp jpn
watanabe.koichi.ga@u.tsukuba.ac.jp
Jose Angel Garza Member
mx mex
drjoseangelg@gmail.com
Robert Zavuga Member
ug uga
drzavuga@gmail.com
Pawel Reichert Member
pl pol
preichert@wp.pl
Walter Frey Member
ch sui
waltero.frey@balgrist.ch
Hong Zhang Member
cn chn
zhanghongmd@163.com
Kardirhan Sunguroglu Member
tr tur
kh.sunguroglu@gmail.com
Pietro Rettagliata Member
it ita
p.rettagliata@virgilio.it
Carlos Magalhaes Member
pt por
carlosmagiara@gmail.com
Peter Katzmaier Member
de ger
peter.katzmaier@spezialklinik-oberstdorf.de
Marat Gataullin Member
ru rus
maratgataullin80@gmail.com
Thomas Crisp Coordinator anti-doping
gb gbr
tomcrisp@me.com
Ian Robert Murphy Coordinator Education
nz nzl
ian.juanita@xtra.co.nz
International Control Committee

The CIC is responsible for controlling the qualifications of competitors at the Universiades and World University Championships; and for proposing any measure which could improve the system of control.

Marko Zunic Chair
hr cro
zunic@zunic-law.com
Jargalsaikhan Dorjsuren Vice-Chair
mn mgl
monssf@mongolnet.mn
Louis Nel Vice-Chair
za rsa
louisnel@yebo.co.za
Xiaohua Dong Secretary
cn chn
jason.dong7@qq.com
Tatiana Alonso Camos Member
ar arg
tatiana.alonso.camos@gmail.com
Indre Celkiene Member
lt ltu
indre.celkiene@gmail.com
Jim Ellis Member
nz nzl
jimellis1969@hotmail.com
Woong Young Ha Member
kr kor
wxh12@knsu.ac.kr
Meziane Hasnaoui Member
dz alg
meznaoui@yahoo.fr
Senji Ishikawa Member
jp jpn
s-ishikawa@joc.or.jp
Dmitry Kiselev Member
ru rus
kiselev_baseball@mail.ru
Duarte Lopes Member
pt por
duartelopes7770@gmail.com
Piotr Marszal Member
pl pol
p.marszal@azs.wroclaw.pl
Sarita Morales Brenes Member
cr crc
smorales@uned.ac.cr
Committee for the Development of University Sport

The main objectives and responsibilities of CDSU are as follows: -examine and submit policies and objectives for the different Development areas to the decision of the FISU Executive Committee; 1-develop appropriate tools to structure the administrative work and develop external and internal communication in the area of Development; 2-analyse and work out recommendations for the FISU Executive Committee for: a. projects presented by Continental Federations; b. projects presented by National Unversity Sports Federations (NUSF); c. special projects that FISU wants to initiate; 3-allocate financial resources and carry out monitoring and evaluation of the projects and programmes approved by the FISU Executive Committee.

Leonz Eder Chair
ch sui
l.eder@fisu.net
Penninah Aligawesakabenge Vice-Chair
ug uga
pennykabs@yahoo.com
Gilles Lepine Member
ca can
lepine.gilles@gmail.com
Yuetong (Laura) Yan Member
cn chn
yanyuetong@fusc.org.cn
Maxime Urazov Member
ru rus
max@kmforum.ru
Education Committee

The mains tasks of the Education Committee is to

  • Promote the scientific study of university sport through conferences, forums, reports, publications, lectures and all other appropriate measures (Article 138)
  • Gather knowledge about university sport and to establish knowledge management for/about university sport
  • Support the continual improvement of the quality of national and local university sport through sharing of its outputs
  • Engage with and/or support through partnerships both internal FISU Committees in educational matters, and external organisations which promote similar educational objectives to those of FISU
  • Advise on the management and support of contracted relationships between FISU and other agencies (universities, foundations, external agencies) through which FISU aims to benefit its members through the education-sport mix
  • Take an active part in educational events (conferences, congresses, seminars,…) organised by national or international agencies in order to present and promote FISU aims and goals
Verena Burk Chair
de ger
verena.burk@uni-tuebingen.de
Sami Garabedian Vice-Chair
lb lbn
sgarabed@lau.edu.lb
Renata Bojczuk Member
pl pol
renata.bojczuk@gmail.com
Mariia Bulatova Member
ua ukr
dr.bulatova@gmail.com
Maria Inés Gomez Member
ar arg
inesgomez1983@gmail.com
Viktor Kiss CdE Representative
hu hun
kiss.viktor@hook.hu
Arnaud Richard Member
fr fra
arnaud.richard@gmail.com
Donna Spethman Member
au aus
donna.spethman@unisport.com.au
Daniel Studer Member
ch sui
daniel.studer@unisg.ch
William Thompson Member
gb gbr
bill.thompson.sport@gmail.com
Bingshu Zhong Member
cn chn
bingshuzhong@126.com