Event description

The youth version of the Olympics, the World Sport Games, or simply the Universiade has been the second global and representative international event in the world’s sports arena for more than 50 years. The Universiade is the international sports competitions among students, holding under the aegis of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The name "Universiade" comes from the words "University" and "Olympics". Student competitions are held every two years. Students from the age of 17 to 25 years and graduates who have received an academic degree or a diploma in the year preceding the competition are allowed to participate in competitions.  The program of the Universiade includes compulsory (the list is approved by FISU prior to the start of the bidding campaign) and optional (additional) sports that the host country determines, provided that they meet all the requirements of the International University Sports Federation.

Volunteering opportunities

Upon sending the volunteer application form you immediately become a participant of the “Volunteers-2019” special international programme. Be in the thick of the global sport events!

Volunteer package

What you will get from being a volunteer and participant of the “Volunteers-2019” programme is the unique opportunity to improve yourself and have the invaluable experience, as it will be possible: • to take part in a great sport event of the global scale – the 29th Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019; • to come around sports, meet athletes from all over the world and follow them when they win the championship; • to find new friends from all over the globe; • to improve your English and learn more languages; • to get fringe benefits for the public activity from your educational institution; • to raise the chances of winning grants and undertaking international internships; • to develop special professional skills and increase your competitive ability for the future employment; • to get advertising gifts and other products bearing symbols of the Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019 and other important events; • to get once-in-a-lifetime impressions and positive emotions. Additional bonuses for the volunteers of the Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019:  • volunteer uniform bearing symbols of the Krasnoyarsk 2019; • feeding during the working shifts; • free transportation; • certificate of participation; • advertising gifts.