Winter Universiade

From 21st to 31st of January 2021. In Central Switzerland. Welcome home.

Countdown to Winter Universiade 2021

Newsroom

50000
Guests

1600
Athletes


300
FISU Family


3000
Volunteers

500
Media Professionals

900
Team Officials

Ambassadors

«We are promoting sport and education in Central Switzerland. The Winter Universiade is an excellent opportunity to do so.»

Guido Graf, President of the State Council of Canton Lucerne

Ambassadors

«We support the Winter Universiade 2021. Today's top athletes are tomorrow's leaders of commerce and society.»

Dr. Rolf Dörig, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Adecco Group

Ambassadors

«The Winter Universiade 2021 is further proof of the good working relationship between the six cantons of Central Switzerland.»

Othmar Filliger, Nidwalden Cantonal Council Member

Ambassadors

«Central Switzerland is a winter sports paradise. Thanks to the Winter Universiade, this will soon be known all over the world.»

Niklaus Bleiker, State Council of Canton Obwalden

Ambassadors

«Reporting during the Winter Universiade will increase awareness of the region as a winter sport destination.»

Marcel Perren, Lucerne Director of Tourism

Ambassadors

«Hospitality has a long tradition in Lucerne. We are looking for- ward to welcoming our young guests from all over the world.»

City Major Beat Züsli, City of Lucerne

Ambassadors

«Competitive sport, combined with a good education, is an excellent basis for a business career.»

Urs Rohner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Credit Suisse

Ambassadors

«The Winter Universiade is an important step for young people in the course of a successful career.»

Beat Villiger, State Council of Canton Zug

Ambassadors

«The Winter Universiade in Central Switzerland is a Winter Universiade in the cradle of winter sports.»

Beat Jörg, State Council of Canton Uri

Ambassadors

«Today‘s stars. Tomorrow‘s leaders. Sport has given me the basis of my professional career. »

Corinne Schmidhauser, World Cup and Universiade Alpine Ski gold medallist, lawyer

Ambassadors

«The Winter Universiade offers a platform for Central Switzerland to be positioned as an outstanding winter sports destination.»

Andreas Barraud, State Council of Canton Schwyz