FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022
Costa Rica será la sede del Foro Mundial de Deporte Universitario, evento que reunirá a más de cuatrocientas personas, de ochenta países, de los cinco continentes. El «FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022» es organizado por la Federación Universitaria de Deportes de Costa Rica (FEDEU) y el Tecnológico de Costa Rica (TEC) y se realizará en abril del 2022 en el Campus Universitario de Cartago.
Este evento de cinco días, combina sesiones académicas con actividades culturales, educativas y deportivas. El tema central del FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022 se orientará hacia el Deporte Universitario como herramienta para lograr los Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible.
El deporte universitario es uno de los movimientos deportivos más importantes del mundo ya que permite que millones de atletas tengan la oportunidad de estudiar en la universidad y que millones de estudiantes adopten prácticas deportivas, tanto dentro de los programas de estudio como en los grupos de representación universitaria. Además, los eventos deportivos universitarios son parte importante del escalafón deportivo y el ciclo olímpico.
Deporte como Herramienta del Desarrollo Sostenible
Mensajes de Invitación
Hernan Solano Venegas
As Minister of Sports, I am thrilled to announce that Costa Rica will be hosting the FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022. This renowned event is very important for our country, as well as for the sports community and University Sports around the world. The organization of FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022 is possible thanks to the great effort and coordination between the teamwork across governmental, sports and academic institutions. I invite you to join us in attending this prestigious event, celebrating the excellence in academia and physical education.
Hernan Solano Venegas Minister of Sports Republic of Costa Rica
Gerardo Corrales Guevara
On behalf of the University Sports Federation of Costa Rica, it is an honor to receive for the first time in the Central American & Caribbean region a worldwide event endorsed by FISU: the 16th edition of the FISU World Forum to be held in the emblematic city of Cartago, former capital of the republic. The headquarters will be the Costa Rica Institute of Technology and we have the complete disposition of showing the capacity of Costa Rican organization, on an environmentally-friendly campus. We hope that the experience for all participants, especially for young students, will be enriching. The main theme will seek to encourage conversations about the importance of providing spaces for human development in which mental, environmental and academic health are vital in forming the students that will develop professionally in tomorrow’s society.
Gerardo Corrales Guevara President Costa Rican University Sports Federation
Alba Quesada Rodríguez
Receive a warm welcome from the Costa Rican Sports and Recreation Institute (ICODER). We feel excited and honored to greet you all at the FISU World Forum, celebrated at the Costa Rica Institute of Technology. This academic event will have a global impact, strengthening the efforts and cooperations in University Sports efforts on a national and international level. As we await the FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022, I wish you all a “Pura Vida”!
Alba Quesada Rodríguez National Director Costa Rican Sports and Recreation Institute
Luis Paulino Méndez Badilla
From Costa Rica, we salute the entire University Sports movement worldwide. As Rector of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology, it is an honor to host the FISU World Forum in our campus. TEC is an academic institution dedicated to science and technology, where sports and arts are a fundamental part in the formation of our students, since its foundation nearly 50 years ago. We’re excited to know that the FISU World Forum will return to the American continent after more than two decades, further advancing dialogues towards achieving our sustainable development goals. Costa Rica opens its doors to the University Sports family worldwide. Welcome!
Luis Paulino Méndez Badilla Rector Costa Rica Institute of Technology
Claudia Brigita Madrizova
From the office of the Vice-Chancellor of Student Life and Academic Services of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology, arts and sports have always been a key element in the integral formation of our students. As hosts of the FISU World Forum, we are filled with pride and joy as we prepare to receive the FISU Family in our country. This meeting of University Sports will be a truly important and unforgettable experience for all the participating students. This international event will also serve as an opportunity to share and exchange between different cultures from across the world. Welcome to the FISU World Forum Costa Rica 2022!
Claudia Brigita Madrizova Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Costa Rica Institute of Technology