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30 October 2015 | in FISU World University Championships

More than 40 Bids for the 2018 World University Championships


BRUSSELS - This week, in the premises of the International Foundation for the Development of University Sport (FIDSU) in Brussels, Belgium, the World University Championships department received the bidding committees for the 2018 WUCs. No fewer than 45 bids submitted by 28 countries representing 4 continents were presented and analysed by the Evaluation Committee. Criteria such as accommodation, transportation as well as marketing and communication plans or atmosphere during the event were discussed in detail to ensure the quality events for the student-athletes worldwide.

Paulo Ferreira, Luciano Cabral, Leonz Eder, Julien Buhajezuk & Pauline Harmonic

The members of the Evaluation Committee, Leonz Eder (SUI) and Luciano Cabral (BRA) both Vice-Presidents of FISU and the Director of the WUC Department Paulo Ferreira (POR) discussed the bids with other staff members of the WUC Department of FISU. The Committee once again noted the high level of professionalism of the bidding committees, welcoming the ambition of candidate hosts to bring FISU single sport events to an ever higher level.

The bid presenters from Malaysia

The evaluations of these bids will now be submitted to the FISU Executive Committee and the final candidates will be announced on 1 December, 2015.


(Source: Julien Buhajezuk, WUC Dept.)