Universiade

The Winter Universiade is the largest winter multisport event after the Winter Olympics. 2021 this unique event will take place in Central Switzerland. The organisation is a joint project between the six cantons of Central Switzerland.

The 30th Winter Universiade 2021 will take place from the 21 to 31 of January in Central Switzerland. The Universiade is the largest multi-sport winter event in the world after the Winter Olympics. Universiades combine high-level competitive sport with educational aspects and cultural events. University and polytechnic students between the ages of 17 and 25 are eligible to enter.

Central Switzerland is looking forward to welcome many people from around the world. Besides the athletes and the team officials, there will be guests and media representatives as well as international technical delegates and officials.

50000
Guests

1600
Athletes


300
FISU Family


3000
Volunteers

500
Media Professionals

900
Team Officials

10 sports, 7 venues

The Winter Universiade programme consists of ten different sport disciplines: The ice sports Curling, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating as well as the snow sports Alpine Skiing, Snowboard, Biathlon, Ski Orienteering, Cross-Country Skiing and Freestyle Skiing. The various sports events will be conduct at seven different venues.



Volunteers wanted

More than 3000 helpers will be in action in Central Switzerland.

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