Working Group 3

Sports for everyone in universities

Universities participating to the group

Università di Catania, Università di Ferrara, Università di Pavia, Università di Roma Foro Italico, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Università di Verona, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Politecnico di Milano, Politecnico di Torino, Università di Trento.


Enhancing sport as a tool for personal growth and development, for aggregation and participation, and for promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.


  1. Dissemination of sports / physical activity in universities:
    • sport / fitness facilities within campuses
    • maximising the use of sport centres in universities
    • themed start-up activities / courses / seminars
    • agreements with local centres
    • definition of access conditions (membership, medical certification)
  2. Organization of recreational / sports / cultural events:
    • one-day sporting events (e.g. running, snow-day, intradepartmental competitions)
    • intra-university tournaments for students and university employees
    • health / nutrition / lifestyle theme meetings
  3. Organization of inter-university sports activities:
    • “one-day” challenges between teams / university groups
    • tournaments between university teams
    • framing of tournaments in a system of pure university leagues (with continuous time development and a different level compared to the current National University Championships - CNU

Preliminary activities

  1. Status sharing of the individual universities:
    • activities in progress
    • facilities
    • development programs
  2. Collecting potential enrolment for challenges / tournaments
  3. Definition of championships’ sport framework

Group coordinator

Prof. Francesco Calvetti