The World University Games 2025 will take place in Germany. The Rhine-Ruhr region has been selected as the host.
The Executive Committee of the International University Sports Federation FISU awarded the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games to North Rhine-Westphalia on Saturday (15 May 2021) in Düsseldorf. The FISU World University Games, formerly known as the Universiade, are the world's largest multi-sport event after the Olympic and Paralympic Games and will be held in Germany for the first time since 1989.
In July 2025, North Rhine-Westphalia and the Rhine-Ruhr region will host around 10,000 athletes and officials from 170 countries. They will compete in 18 sports over twelve days at the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games. The competitions will be held in Bochum, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen and Mülheim an der Ruhr.
As you can see in the picture, Ines Lenze from University Sports Bochum was also present at the award ceremony. As the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU Games representative of the German University Sports Association (adh), she has accompanied all the processes surrounding the event as an expert over the past months.
For more information about this event, please check out the corresponding news in the RUB Newsportal and visit the German University Sports Association homepage.