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 164 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
Continental Associations Delegates
The 5 key aims which this group was able to establish for itself were: *increasing students participation in university sport activities *developing co-operation internally and with external partners *reinforcing the image of FISU and of the university sport movement *positively influencing changes in and the development of university sport *added value of the participation of students within the FISU structure by providing support to FISU events and committees.
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.
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
The Legal Committee is a non permanent commission with a role both consultative and operational on juridical issues.
The Gender Equality Committee advises the FISU Executive Committee on suitable policies to be developed, to encourage, support and improve the promotion of women in sport at all levels and in all structures, 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.
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.
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.
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.