The Winter Universiade combines education and sport, promotes the cohesion of the Central Swiss cantons and demonstrates the power of collective project effort. This is made possible by a strong network of partners. An overview.

The Winter Universiade is a joint project of the central Swiss cantons and Swiss University Sports. From the outset, the organisers could count on the support of numerous partners such as the central Swiss universities, the local tourist authorities and the sports associations. Together we want to create an event with benefits for everybody.

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Together towards a sustainable future.

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The partners at a glance

The organisation of the Winter Universiade is only possible thanks to an extensive network of strong partners.
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Together for the Winter Universiade 2021.



«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


«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


«Our objective is a further increase in the global reach of Winter Universiades on TV and Social Media.»

Oleg Matytsin, President of FISU


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

Marcel Perren, Lucerne Director of Tourism